New hospital director at Maidstone specialist care hospital

Salim Atchia

Bramley Health has appointed experienced healthcare professional Salim Atchia as Hospital Director at Glenhurst Lodge in Maidstone.


Salim joins the mental health rehabilitation service from the Priory Hospital Potters Bar.  A qualified RMN, with 27 years’ experience, and Registered Nurse Tutor, Salim has taught at various Universities in the East of England.

He has worked in both the private and NHS sectors and as a Mental Health Act commissioner for the Care Quality Commission, with responsibility for ensuring compliance of the Act within care settings.  Salim also volunteered at the Kings Cross Community Centre, leading youth projects.


Salim said:  “I am pleased to be joining a forward-thinking and progressive care provider with a focus on quality.


“My aim is always to deliver first class care and I want to ensure that all the team has the skills and knowledge to support me with this.


“Glenhurst Lodge is already rated ‘Good’ by the regulator and I want to build on this reputation until we are seen as ‘Outstanding’.”


James Phillips at Bramley Health, said:  “We are pleased to welcome Salim to Bramley Health.


“Bramley Health is always looking for new ways to enhance its services and Salim’s knowledge and experience of the health care sector and undoubted passion for providing excellent care and support will be invaluable in leading the hospital.”


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