The Bristol Spine Clinic service is provided by Nitin Patel, Consultant Spinal Neurosurgeon. He is experienced in the management of a wide range of spinal conditions including back pain, neck pain, cervical disc degeneration, lumbar spinal stenosis, and lumbar disc prolapse.
The service, based at the Nuffield Health Bristol Hospital, is closely supported by other spinal healthcare experts including Consultants in Pain Management, Consultant Radiologists and Spinal Physiotherapists.
The new Nuffield Health Bristol Hospital in Clifton Village has three fully equipped laminar flow and state-of-the-art operating theatres. It has excellent out-patient facilities and provides a very high standard of in-patient nursing and physiotherapy care for patients recovering from their operation.
The hospital regularly achieves ratings above 95% for overall patient satisfaction in annual patient surveys. The results published for 2009 demonstrated the hospital as being one of only two Nuffield Health Hospitals in the UK to achieve scores of over 90% in all major audits covering:
- Infection Prevention
- Health and Safety
- Medicines Management