The Wellington Hospital
Private hospital run by HCA Healthcare UK

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The Wellington HospitalLeading private hospital in London

Part of the world's leading private hospital group, HCA, The Wellington Hospital in London is the UK's largest private hospital providing specialist complex care. With an international reputation for excellence, the hospital works at the forefront of pioneering treatment in all areas of medicine, including neurosciences, cardiology, cancer care, digestive health, orthopaedics, spinal care and women's health.

Conditions and treatments

Rated Good by the Care Quality Commission, The Wellington Hospital provides an extensive range of treatments and diagnostic services, including:

  • Acute neurological rehabilitation
  • Breast care
  • Cardiology
  • Clinical genetics
  • Colorectal surgery
  • Craniofacial surgery
  • Dermatology
  • Dialysis
  • Ear, nose & throat
  • Endocrinology and diabetes
  • Gastroenterology
  • General medicine
  • General surgery
  • Gynaecology
  • HPB (Liver, pancreas & biliary)
  • Intensive care medicine
  • Interventional radiology
  • Maxillofacial and oral surgery
  • Medical rehabilitation
  • Neuroendocrine tumours
  • Neurology
  • Neurosurgery
  • Nuclear medicine
  • Occupational therapy and physiotherapy
  • Oncology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopaedics
  • Pain medicine
  • Peripheral nerve
  • Plastic surgery
  • Spinal surgery
  • Sports medicine
  • Thoracic surgery
  • Urology
  • Vascular surgery

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About The Wellington Hospital

Conveniently located in London’s St John’s Wood, The Wellington Hospital offers multi-specialty, complex and acute care services. Its services include many dedicated specialist units in a range of specialties, including breast care, spinal surgery, peripheral nerve injury, gynaecology, neurosurgery, cardiology, gastrointestinal, kidney disease and The London Gamma Knife Centre at the Platinum Medical Centre.

The hospital also provides a private GP service at its outpatient centres in St John’s Wood, Golders Green and Elstree Waterfront. All departments are supported by world-class support services, including imaging, nuclear medicine, critical care and pathology.


The Wellington Neurosurgery Centre enjoys a global reputation for successfully managing and treating the most challenging neurological conditions. With over 10 leading neurosurgeons supported by a wider team of neurologists, oncologists, neuroradiologists, clinical nurse specialists, speech therapists and physiotherapists, the unit provides a tailored multidisciplinary approach for the full range of medical and surgical neurological conditions affecting the brain and spine.

The Wellington Hospital is also home to the largest hospital-based private acute neurological rehabilitation unit in the UK, which provides bespoke programmes for patients with complex neurological injuries and conditions such as stroke, head injury or spinal cord injury.

Cardiac care

The Wellington Hospital Cardiac Centre is one of the largest private cardiac and cardiothoracic units in the UK. Equipped with the latest technology and staffed by leading consultants, the unit provides a full range of cardiac services including investigative tests and scans, angioplasty procedures, ablations for arrhythmia, TAVI, MitraClip, heart bypass and complex aortic surgery.

Orthopaedic care

With over 30 years’ experience in the field, The Wellington Hospital is a leader in private orthopaedic care. Working with renowned London consultants, the hospital has dedicated orthopaedic units for the spine, hip, knee, foot and ankle, shoulder and elbow, hand and wrist, peripheral nerves and sports medicine.

As part of HCA UK, The Wellington Hospital is equipped with the latest state-of-the-art technology for orthopaedics and provides Mako Robot joint replacement surgery. All orthopaedic treatment is supported by a team of imaging radiologists and inpatient physiotherapists.

Spinal care

The Spinal Unit at The Wellington Hospital treats all forms of spinal conditions including chronic back pain, adult scoliosis, spinal tumours, spinal injuries, disc prolapse and slipped disc. Patients are cared for by a expert multidisciplinary team comprising leading spinal surgeons, radiologists, oncologists, anaesthetists and specialist spinal nurses.

Women’s health

The Wellington Hospital offers an extensive range of women’s health services including gynaecology, urodynamics and a one-stop breast clinic.

Digestive health

The Wellington Hospital is home to one of the UK’s largest private gastrointestinal (GI) centres, equipped to treat the full range of digestive and gastrointestinal conditions, including acid reflux, gallstones, bowel cancer, hernias, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), liver cancer, pancreatic cancer, rectal bleeding and ulcerative colitis.

The unit is staffed by some of the world’s leading consultants who meet weekly to discuss complex patient cases. The consultants also work closely with the team in the hospital’s JAG accredited Endoscopy suite to ensure that a patient’s journey is managed from the start.

Acute Admissions service

The Wellington Hospital provides 24/7 care for urgent and unplanned medical and surgical admissions. The service is equipped to care for the most complex patients, ensuring the highest standards of care available in an emergency.

International patients

The Wellington Hospital is experienced in welcoming overseas patients and its dedicated international relations team is always on hand to help with everything from airport transfers to finding accommodation. They also provide translators for a wide range of languages.

Ways to pay

The Wellington Hospital welcomes patients with private medical insurance, corporate-sponsored patients, government-sponsored patients and those who wish to self-fund their treatment.

Self paying patients

All of the services at The Wellington Hospital can be accessed quickly by means of self-pay. The hospital provides clear and transparent quotes outlining what is included and excluded with a self-pay package, removing any uncertainty. Payment can be made by credit card, cash, bank transfer and personal cheque with a banker’s card.

Insured patients

Patients with private medical insurance are advised to confirm with their insurer that their treatment is covered and obtain authorisation before making an appointment.

Corporate-sponsored patients

Corporate-sponsored patients are requested to provide a letter of guarantee authorising payment for their tests or treatment.

Government-sponsored patients

Patients sponsored by an international embassy are requested to provide a letter of guarantee before their initial appointment.


Facilities and services

  • Cardiac catheter laboratory
  • Dietician
  • Endoscopy suite
  • High dependency unit
  • Intensive care unit
  • Pharmacy (on site)
  • Physiotherapy (outpatient)
  • Private GP service
  • Urgent care centre

Specialist clinics

  • Back clinic
  • Breast clinic
  • Diabetes clinic
  • Gastric clinic
  • Heart clinic
  • Knee clinic
  • Pain management clinic
  • Physiotherapy clinic

Imaging and radiology services

  • CT scan
  • DEXA (bone) scan (for osteoporosis)
  • MRI scan
  • Mammography (Breast scan)
  • PET scan (Positron Emission Tomography)
  • Ultrasound - 2d
  • Ultrasound - Vascular Doppler


  • CARF
  • Care Quality Commission
  • BUPA Approved Colorectal Unit
  • BUPA Approved Gynaecological Cancer Unit
  • CHKS
  • BUPA Approved Breast Care Unit

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