The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Trust provides a first class private service offering speedy access to the consultant of your choice, with all the support that choosing one of the countryâs top performing teaching hospitals and winner of the Dr Fosterâs Hospital of the Year 2004 brings.The Trust employs some of the country's leading consultants and is able to offer a wide range of specialties and procedures to fit your needs, many of which are available as an âall inclusive packageâ, so you have the security of knowing how much your treatment/procedure will cost. We welcome private patients across the Trust (Freeman Hospital, Royal Victoria Infirmary and Newcastle General Hospital) as well as on the Bishop Ward, which is a dedicated Private Patient facility at the Royal Victoria Infirmary. With over 20 years experience you are assured of first class care in first class comfort. The Bishop Ward, which was established 12 years ago is situated in the Victoria Wing of the Royal Victoria Infirmary in the centre of Newcastle. The Bishop Ward has 11 single rooms. Nine of the rooms have en suite facilities and two have been adapted to accomodate Bariatric Surgery patients. All the rooms are equipped with a fridge, satellite television and telephone. The Bishop Ward has a dedicated Chef and Dietician who will be happy to discuss your dietary needs with you: Gluten Free, Low fat, Diabetic, Vegetarian, Halal and Kosher meals are all available. The Bishop Ward recently came top in the Benenden Health Care patient survey for the quality and presentation of its meals. To support the Bishop Ward we have a dedicated private theatre â the Ross Taylor Theatre, fully equipped as you would expect any theatre in an acute NHS teaching hospital to be. The Theatre is a short distance from the ward so your privacy is assured.The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Trust is recognised and accredited by private medical insurers.