One Stop Doctors opens £15m clinic

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As the prospect of a new hospital in West Herts recedes, a private healthcare business has opened a £15m clinic in Hemel Hempstead.

One Stop Doctors, two minutes from Junction 8 on the M1, is open seven days a week, with early-morning and evening appointments available. It offers a wide range of medical services and aims to make them generally affordable.

The clinic was opened by the Mayor of Dacorum, Robert Mclean, who said: ‘I was extremely impressed with the new facility. This fantastic high-tech diagnostic centre is a real boost to the medical services both in the borough and the wider county.’

One Stop Doctors’ outpatient clinic offers same-day appointments and direct access to consultants, diagnostic tests, GPs, dentists, and physiotherapists alongside a wide range of other specialist services. These include:

  • Minor injuries
  • Orthopaedics
  • Cardiology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Neurology
  • Endocrinology
  • Well-woman clinics
  • Men’s health services
  • Advanced aesthetics treatments

It is fully accredited by all major regulators and private medical insurance companies and approved by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

With 20 consulting rooms and state-of-the-art equipment, including advanced MRI scanning equipment and a Mammography with 3D Tomosynthesis machine, the clinic also has the very latest in CT, 3D CBCT, digital X-ray, Dexa scan and ultrasound machinery for fast, accurate diagnosis.

One Stop Doctors’ CEO Ella Tracey said: ‘In recent years, there has been a steadily increasing demand for advanced medical expertise and specialist treatment from people who need a quicker, more flexible option that fits around their busy lives.

‘We want to meet this demand, at an affordable price, and provide excellent personal service in a reassuring, comfortable environment. We want our patients to feel relaxed and well cared for.’

Tracey added: ‘Our aim is to change the face of private healthcare by creating an environment and expertise that puts the patient and their well-being – both physical and emotional – first.’

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In the main picture are (l-r): Hamish Ward, finance director, Jacqui Page, general manager, Mayor of Dacorum Cllr Robert Mclean, medical director Dr Tom Brett, Wendy Mclean, Mayoress, head of marketing Jane Guest and One Stop Doctors CEO Ella Tracey.

In the inset picture, the Mayor and Mayoress look at One Stop Doctors’ state-of-the-art equipment with Pauline Chipp, radiology project manager.