Statement of Purpose

This document sets out the Statement of Purpose for Fairfield Independent Hospital. It aims to meet the requirements in line with all the relevant legislation, namely the Health and Social Care Act 2008, and the Care Quality Commission (Registration) Regulations 2009, by outlining how we will fulfil our range of duties and responsibilities in meeting the needs of the communities we serve.


Fairfield Independent Hospital has over 190 members of staff dedicated to our patients well being. All our staff have gained qualifications relevant to their roles, and we actively support and encourage their continuing education and development, so that we are able to provide consistently high quality treatment.

Over 100 consultants also choose to treat their patients at Fairfield Independent Hospital. Whilst working in partnership with the hospital staff to ensure high standards of care, consultants are independent contractors and are not employed by the hospital.

Our professional standards are monitored rigorously through audits, assessments by external bodies and various accreditations which include for example :

  • ISO 9001-2008
  • ISO 27001-2005
  • British Safety Council (Health and Safety)
  • Accreditations via our principle insurance companies
  • Environmental Health 5* award
  • Treatments You Can Trust
  • Disability Two Ticks
  • The Care Quality Commission
  • Any Qualified Provider (NHS Provision )

The health care services provided at Fairfield Independent Hospital are open to all patients, whether covered by insurance, paying for themselves, or being treated as part of our contract with the NHS.

Service provider details
Name Guy Pilkington Memorial Hospital (Trading as Fairfield Independent Hospital)
Address Crank Road


St Helens


WA11 7RS

Main telephone 01744 739311
Service provider ID 1-101725752
Registered manager ID 1-48001960
Legal status
Incorporated organisation
Company number 1141676
Are you a charity?

Charity number: 502791

Fairfield Independent Hospital offers a wide range of tests for the diagnosis of medical conditions. Treatment can be carried out on an inpatient, outpatient or day care basis as appropriate.

 A list of our facilities and services are shown below

X Ray Audiometry
Nurse led clinics Dietetics
Ultrasound Speech therapy
MRI/CT Physio led clinics


Medical treatments: Surgical treatments:
Endoscopy General surgical procedures
Dermotology ENT
Ophthalmic Urology
Neurology Maxillo-facial/Dental
Class 4 Carbon Dioxide Fractional Laser Orthopaedic
Paediatrics (16+ years. Private patients only Plastics
Cardiology Cosmetic
Gastroenterology EVLT (Laser vein therapy)
IPL (Intense Pulse Light)


28 rooms/2 twin rooms (en suite) Roof garden and terrace
Twin operating theatre/anaesthetic rooms Laser surgery and day case theatre
Immediate post-operative recovery bays Electric profiling beds
Six bedded 2nd stage recovery unit TV/Digital satellite television
Twin x ray rooms Wi FI
Outpatients department Nurse call system
Physiotherapy department Flexible visiting times
Gymnasium for Rehabilitation Extensive menu

Fairfield Independent Hospital will strive to achieve excellence by the following aims and objectives.

Aims and objectives:
1. To provide high quality and safe care for our patients, by putting the patient at the centre of everything we do, and ensuring that they remain harm free.
2. To deliver a patient experience characterized by comfort, dignity, and respect for the patient’s individual needs.
3. To provide premises which are clean and free from infection.
4. To value feedback from patients, visitors and staff, in order to evaluate our performance, and respond to complaints/concerns appropriately and effectively.
5. To work in partnership with others, so that we provide seamless care for patients.
6. To provide positive outcomes for patients who use our service.
7. We will aspire to providing employees and service users with equality of opportunity, and to valuing and respecting individual needs and differences.


Regulated activity 1 Diagnostic and screening procedures


Acute hospital
Regulated activity 2


Surgical procedures
Services Acute hospital
Regulated activity 3


Treatment of disease, disorder or injury


Services Acute hospital
Single location: Guy Pilkington Memorial Hospital
Name of location Fairfield Independent Hospital


Address Crank Road


St Helens


WA11 7RS

Brief description of location












Fairfield Independent Hospital is an independent charitable organisation, and has been one of the North West’s leading independent healthcare providers for 50 years. It is a not for profit organisation, which means that any profits made are invested into health and care services, in order to improve our facilities and services.

All patients are accommodated in a single room with en suite facilities.

The hospital also provides disabled access and facilities and hearing impairment loops for the hard of hearing. We can offer patient information in large print for the visually impaired. The hospital also has access to interpreter services for both inpatients and outpatients.

No of approved places/beds 28
Name and contact details of registered manager




Registered manager
Full name: Cheryl Nolan
Contact details: 01744 746 403
Business address:

Fairfield Independent Hospital

Crank Road


St Helens


WA11 7RS

Telephone: 01744 746403
Service user band(s)



Learning disabilities or autistic spectrum disorder
Older people
Younger adults
Children 0-3 years x
Children 4-12 years x
Children 13-18 years
Mental health
Physical disability
Sensory impairment
People detained under the Mental Health Act
People who misuse drugs and alcohol
People with an eating disorder
Whole population (excluding children 16 years or younger )
None of the above

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A copy of this Statement of Purpose is also available in large print from the personnel office.

Copies in additional languages can also be made available on request.

A copy of the Care Quality Commission’s most recent inspection report is available online at

If you wish to make any comments on this Statement of Purpose please contact the Registered Manager (Cheryl Nolan)