Aida Yousefi has been appointed as the new Chief Executive
Officer of The Harley Street Clinic, one of the UK’s flagship private hospitals.
Aida, who was acting CEO, succeeds Neil Buckley, who after
seven years as CEO was recently appointed CEO of The Wellington Hospital in
The Harley Street Clinic, in Weymouth Street and Harley
Street, has an international reputation for the complex or tertiary medicine
practiced there and in particular for the cardiac, cancer and neurosciences
disciplines. Uniquely in the private
sector, The Harley Street Clinic has both adult and paediatric facilities in
these and many other areas of medicine which include the full range of critical
The hospital has the country’s first CyberKnife™ robotic
radiotherapy machine together with other state of the art radiotherapy machines
and a range of the very latest diagnostic technology, much of it based in the
new Harley Street Diagnostic Centre in Devonshire Street, London.
Aida Yousefi was for some years the Director of the HCA
Cancer Network, the largest provider of cancer care outside the NHS. She has been Chief Operating Officer of The
Harley Street Clinic for four years.
“For me this is a huge privilege to be taking over one of
the country’s leading private tertiary hospitals,” she said. “We have an outstanding team of some of the
country’s most senior specialists, nurses and technical staff and a history of
ground breaking medicine both for adult patients and for children. No other private hospital can match this
record of bringing new treatments to the UK, particularly in the area of
paediatric cardiac medicine.”
“Our specialist medical teams are supported with technology
which is the most extensive in the UK and the demand for our services continues
to grow. I cannot imagine a more
exciting period to take over the reins of such an outstanding world class
institution,” she said.
The Harley Street Clinic and The Wellington Hospital are
part of HCA International which owns the six leading private hospitals in
London, 20 diagnostic and treatment centres in and around London and Manchester
and which has four joint venture private patient units at leading NHS teaching
hospitals in London and Manchester.