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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.
Rated Good by the Care Quality Commission, The Wellington Hospital provides an extensive range of treatments and diagnostic services, including:
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Wellington Hospital offers an extensive range of women’s health services including gynaecology, urodynamics and a one-stop breast clinic.
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.
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.
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.
The Wellington Hospital welcomes patients with private medical insurance, corporate-sponsored patients, government-sponsored patients and those who wish to self-fund their treatment.
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.
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 are requested to provide a letter of guarantee authorising payment for their tests or treatment.
Patients sponsored by an international embassy are requested to provide a letter of guarantee before their initial appointment.