MESL has a wide network of partners with whom we have a long and successful track record of delivering high quality projects on budget and time. These include leading clinicians and healthcare organisations (NHS Trusts, research organisations and independent providers). We enjoy excellent long term relationships with the leading equipment manufacturers and work hard to keep up to date with latest developments and to build strategic partnerships with innovative suppliers. We have worked with the major healthcare construction companies and have strong links with leading legal and financial advisors. Long term relationships are in place with financial institutions ensuring that we have access to equity and debt necessary to deliver major projects.
Below are only some of the organisations that we have worked with:-
Gamma Knife Centres
In the development of our Gamma Knife centres we have worked with:-
MESL has worked closely with Elekta, a leading global manufacturer of radiotherapy devices for neurosciences and oncology, for over a decade delivering a number of projects together in radiotherapy across the UK, noteably including the Taunton Satellite Radiotherapy Centre. The technology of choice for our Gamma Knife centre is The Leksell Gamma Knife® Perfexion™ from Elekta which is considered the gold standard and represents the future of stereotactic radiosurgery. Elekta provide various services to our centres including training and equipment maintenance.
University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosciences is part of University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH), one of the biggest NHS trusts in the UK, serving a large and diverse population. We have entered into a partnership with UCLH to develop, build and operate the new Gamma Knife centre at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery.
The Trust provides academically-led acute and specialist services, to people from the local area, from throughout the United Kingdom and overseas.
UCLH is committed to delivering top-quality patient care, excellent education and world class research.
It has a turnover of £700 million and contracts with 70 primary care trust commissioning bodies to provide services. Over 700,000 outpatients are seen 120,000 patients admitted each year.
The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery (NHNN), Queen Square, is the UK’s largest dedicated neurological and neurosurgical hospital. It provides comprehensive services for the diagnosis, treatment and care of all conditions that affect the brain, spinal cord, peripheral nervous system and muscles. Services include specialist neurosurgery, a brain tumour unit, the Hyper-acute Stroke Unit (HASU), an acute brain injury unit, the National Prion Clinic, a pioneering neuro-rehabilitation unit, the UK’s first interventional MRI scanner, the largest specialised neurosurgical ITU and the only neuromedical ITU in the country. Together with its neighbour, the Institute of Neurology, it is a major international centre for research and training.
Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is the largest of the United Kingdom's current 152 NHS Foundation Trusts and includes the National Centre of Stereotactic Radiosurgery which has been delivering SRS treatment for in excess of 30 years.
Medical Physics Limited
Medical Physics Limited provides specialised medical physics support and has extensive experience in radiotherapy and radiosurgery globally. The clinical team is IPEM and HPC registered.
Ian began his career as a Medical Physicist in 1989, working at the Hammersmith hospital, London. Since 1998 he has worked almost exclusively with the Gamma Knife, being responsible for over 3,000 patient treatments using the B, 4C and Perfexion Gamma Knife models.
He is a regular speaker and moderator at Radiosurgery conferences, teaching on training courses and helping start up new Gamma Knife centres worldwide.
He is on the scientific committees of the International Stereotactic Radiosurgery Society and the Leksell Gamma Knife Society. His publications in Radiosurgery have established him as an authority in Radiosurgery dose planning. In 2003, Ian became a freelance physicist, providing physics services to Gamma Knife centres in the UK and USA, as well as the manufacturers of the Gamma Knife; Elekta Instruments. In 2009 he published “Radiosurgery Treatment Planning”, the first book covering practical techniques of dose planning.
Based in Newcastle Upon Tyne a wide range of architectural services are offered by this practice who have worked extensively in the Healthcare Sector and developed a speciality in the field of Radiotherapy and Diagnostic Imaging.
BMI Health Care
BMI Healthcare is the acute private hospital division of General Healthcare Group and is the largest independent provider of private health care in the UK. It is committed to providing a consistent, high quality service to local communities. BMI is a joint venture partner with MESL in the Thornbury Gamma Knife Centre.
BMI Healthcare has 69 hospitals and clinics nationwide, each serving the health care needs of the local community. BMI Healthcare hospitals have an enviable reputation for providing excellent medical and surgical facilities supported by state-of-the-art equipment and a high standard of nursing care, within pleasant and comfortable surroundings.
Equipped with the latest technology, BMI Healthcare hospitals perform more complex surgery than any other independent private health care provider in the country. Handling over 250,000 inpatient and 1,000,000 outpatient visits each year, nearly half the procedures undertaken for patients are of a major or complex nature.
D D Porter Ltd
D D Porter Ltd was formed in 1963 and undertakes all aspects of building contracts throughout the UK and Ireland and undertakes specialist medical pre-installation works for an extensive list of blue chip clients offering a traditional, design & build or full turnkey solution. They have extensive experience in radiotherapy, x-ray and nuclear medicine.