MRFC New Official Healthcare Partner – The Princess Margaret Hospital

The Princess Margaret Hospital –

Official Healthcare Partner to Maidenhead RFC

Maidenhead RFC is delighted to introduce their new Official Healthcare Partner, The Princess Margaret Hospital.

The Official Healthcare Partnership with The Princess Margaret Hospital adds to the ever increasing benefits that MRFC looks to offer its senior players and in the future to the wider playing and non playing club membership.

MRFC already has an extensive and highly trained medical team, but this new partnership allows the team direct access to private diagnostic, imaging and general health testing at The Princess Margaret Hospital, accelerating the speed at which injured players can be diagnosed, treated and rehabilitated.

Services that will be included and funded by the Princess Margaret Hospital will give injured players access to free MRI scans, X-Rays and CT scans, in addition to other services.  Should further treatment be necessary, players will also benefit from discounted costs towards hospital fees.

In addition, the medical team from Maidenhead RFC will be collaborating with The Princess Margaret Hospital team across a number of areas including physio and rehabilitation, while the Princess Margaret Hospital medical team will also have the opportunity to get hands on understanding and experience of pitch side medical scenarios.

The partnership is in its infancy, but both parties are already discussing ways in which the partnership can be extended out to the wider Maidenhead RFC membership.

Leon Newth, Executive Director of The Princess Margaret Hospital, said: “We are delighted to be named Maidenhead Rugby Football Club’s official healthcare partner. As a fellow community minded organisation, we are committed to playing an active role supporting the people that we are fortunate enough to care for. We look forward to supporting the senior team players with their diagnostic and imaging needs. On behalf of everyone at The Princess Margaret Hospital, we wish the team the very best of luck for the rest of the season.” 

Sharlene Bertie, MRFC Head Physio said: “This is a very exciting partnership for the club, the players and both medical teams.  Being able to speed up the diagnosis process means that we will be able to start player treatment and rehabilitation much more quickly, meaning getting back to rugby in as short a time as possible.  My team and I are also looking forward to working closely with The Princess Margaret Hospital team, where I am sure we can both add value to each others current areas of experience and specialisation.”


David Mobbs-Smith MRFC Director of Rugby said: “In the world where community clubs like ours need to find alternative ways to attract players other than money, adding value to the offering that we already provide our players at Maidenhead RFC is key to us continuing to attract high quality players to the club.  The shorter lead times to getting player injuries assessed and treated will help the players and the club on so many levels.”



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