David Beattie has been appointed as the new hospital director at the Priory Hospital Middleton St George. David joins the Priory Group from Mental Health Care (UK) where he held the position of Managing Director. He has also held a number of key managerial posts at Cygnet Health Care, including Regional Director.
The Priory Hospital Middleton St George is known for its management of complex patients with extremely challenging behaviour. It has established an excellent reputation for providing the highest standards of care, together with an extensive range of secure mental health services from medium secure to low secure and step-down rehabilitation and recovery.
The hospital cares for patients with a wide range of mental health issues, including those with personality disorder. The safe, secure and supportive environment enables patients to maximise their life opportunities and live within the lowest level of security possible.
Priory Hospital Middleton St George offers a comprehensive range of inter-linked care services within one hospital campus and provides a complete care pathway on one site, so patients can move seamlessly between services to provide the most appropriate care in a safe and secure environment. Each service is distinctive with multidisciplinary support across all services.
David Beattie said: "I am pleased and excited to be joining an organisation with an excellent reputation in the healthcare sector."
"My role is to ensure that the hospital continues to deliver, and builds on, consistently high quality treatment and support to its service users and their families. This will reinforce to healthcare commissioners our commitment to providing safe, high quality services."