Nuffield Health Ipswich Hospital

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Foxhall Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP4 5SW

Tel: 01473 279100Email:

About Nuffield Health Ipswich Hospital

Nuffield Health Ipswich Hospital only treats private patients and has been providing high quality healthcare to patients across Suffolk and the surrounding areas since 1997. Nestled in over 19 acres of woodland, it is the perfect choice for patients seeking the finest treatment and personalised care in a calm and welcoming environment 

Care Quality Commission rating: Good, read the report.

Nuffield Health IpswichOver 100 consultants provide private practice from Nuffield Health Ipswich Hospital across a range of specialties with access to specialist medical treatments and equipment. Patients are ensured to receive the best care possible from the expert team. They provide their patients fast access to the highest levels of service and comfort though listening to patient needs and providing attention on an individual basis. The majority of their bedrooms have patio doors with access to the gardens and woodland views providing a tranquil, private environment for a speedy recovery.

Cosmetic Surgery

Cosmetic surgery patients at Nuffield Health Ipswich Hospital are supported throughout their journey. Choosing to have cosmetic surgery with us means a qualified consultant surgeon is with them all the way - from the first consultation until return for a follow up consultation. The consultant is there to listen, answer any questions, discuss procedures, and explain what outcome is achievable. In addition the team will talk over the reasons for the cosmetic procedure, provide all the information needed and help plan each stage. Advice and support is readily available and patients are encouraged to take as much time as possible before committing to surgery. 

Diagnostic imaging

With the latest in specialist services following significant recent investment in CT, MRI and digital mammography equipment, the on-site radiology department  at Nuffield Health Ipswich Hospital provides a full range of diagnostic and imaging procedures and offers fast access and accurate results. Their expert consultant radiologists cover a wide range of specialities, including musculoskeletal, gynaecological, vascular, breast, abdominal and neurological procedures. Patients simply need a referral form from their GP, consultant, osteopath or physiotherapist to access the following imaging services: 

  • CT scanning*
  • MRI scanning*
  • General and dental radiography
  • Fluoroscopy proceduresradiology
  • Symptomatic & screening mammography
  • Ultrasounds including Doppler
  • DEXA scanning

*these services are provided by a third party – Inhealth Ltd:

  • DEXA scan (for osteoporosis)
  • Ultrasound Aorta (for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm) 
  • Ultrasound Ovaries (for Ovarian Cancer)

Men's health

Men of all ages come to be treated at Nuffield Health Ipswich Hospital. We can help with health screening, investigation, procedures where necessary, and aftercare. Their consultants, nurses and all staff are always on hand to make patients feel welcome and at ease, and to explain what is happening at any stage of patient's treatment in a clear and professional way. The following urology treatments and tests are available at Nuffield Health Ipswich Hospital:

  • Circumcision
  • Enlarged prostate
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Prostate screening
  • Testicular lumps
  • Vasectomy
  • Vasectomy reversal
  • Kidney stones
  • Urinary incontinence


Nuffield Health Ipswich Hospital's team of skilled orthopaedic surgeons provide efficient treatments and solutions individually tailored to patient needs, enabling them to return to full fitness as quickly as possible. The team are greatly experienced in variety of upper and lower limb surgery, including:

  • Arthroscopy
  • Anterior cruciate ligament
  • Back pain
  • Bunions
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Hip replacement
  • Knee replacement
  • Sports injuries

Access to post-treatment physiotherapy support is available from the on-site team to help patients gain confidence and progress their recovery


PhysiotherapyThe dedicated team of physiotherapists Nuffield Health Ipswich Hospital assess and treat problems with the spine, muscles and joints, hand conditions/injuries including splinting, women's health issues and Incontinence. They can provide workstation assessments with proactive solutions onsite, and provide full post surgery rehabilitation. Patients receive treatment that is research evidence based and is tailored to their specific requirements. Manual therapy, tailored exercise programmes, acupuncture, pilates and electrotherapy are some of the treatments available at Nuffield Health Ipswich Hospital. The team have a broad range of skills and are focused on providing individual tailored treatment to suit patient needs, helping them achieve a full recovery. All the physiotherapists are state registered with the Health Professionals Council (HPC), are members of The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) and/or British Association of Occupational Therapists.

Women's health

Nuffield Health Ipswich Hospital provides a variety of professional gynaecology services to women from a welcoming and reassuring team of nurses and consultants offering effective treatments and results. Patients are treated in a calm and relaxing environment with access to services in the following areas:

  • Colposcopy
  • Endometriosis
  • Hysterectomy
  • Infertility
  • Menopause
  • Osteoporosis & DEXA scanning
  • Ovary screening
  • Pelvic pain
  • Prolapse
  • Urinary incontinence

Facilities and services

  • High dependency unit
  • Pathology (on site)
  • Pharmacy (on site)
  • Physiotherapy (outpatient)

Imaging and radiology services

  • CT scan
  • DEXA (bone) scan (for osteoporosis)
  • MRI scan
  • Mammography (Breast scan)
  • Ultrasound - 2d
  • X Ray


  • Care Quality Commission

Treatments available at Nuffield Health Ipswich Hospital

This hospital provides an extensive range of advanced treatments and services to private patients in a modern and comfortable environment. 

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Private doctors that work at Nuffield Health Ipswich Hospital

An array of leading consultants and specialists have practising privileges at Nuffield Health Ipswich Hospital. With their specialists skills and vast experience patients are ensured to receive the highest quality care. 

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Ways to pay for private treatment at Nuffield Health Ipswich Hospital

Nuffield Health Ipswich Hospital welcomes patients who are paying for themselves, and those with private health insurance. Patients who are paying for themselves are covered by Nuffield Health’s unique Promise.

Self pay

Patients can pay for their own treatment at Nuffield Health Ipswich Hospital. Patients will receive an all-inclusive price for treatment, with any initial consultation(s), diagnostic scans/tests and investigations required to establish a diagnosis paid for separately. Patients who are paying for themselves are covered by Nuffield Health’s unique Promise.

The Nuffield Health Promise:

  • Our prices are totally transparent, inclusive of all costs*. That means no hidden surprises.
  • We promise to equal any comparable price sold with the same service conditions.**
  • Our relationship with you doesn’t end when you walk out of our hospitals – there are no time limits on your aftercare.***

We can make this Promise because Nuffield Health is a not-for-profit organisation. We don’t have shareholders, which means we can reinvest any surplus we make into continually improving patient care.

Interest-free medical loans are available, subject to status.

* Initial consultation(s), diagnostic scans/tests and investigations required to establish a diagnosis are not part of your procedure price.

** Not including Private Patient Units at NHS hospitals. Local area defined as within 15 miles of your chosen Nuffield Health hospital. We will match against written quotes only.

*** Where necessary, we promise to assist you to receive any follow up advice, treatment or care that is clinically required. Where a prosthesis is required for your procedure, this is guaranteed for the manufacturer’s expected prosthesis lifetime. Clinically required indicates where further intervention and/or monitoring of your condition is deemed necessary as a direct result of your procedure. The Nuffield Health Promise applies for patients paying for themselves and excludes fertility services.

Insured patients

Patients will require a GP referral in order to use their health insurance. They should advise their GP that they have medical insurance so the GP can direct the referral to Nuffield Health Ipswich Hospital. The patient will also need to provide the policy number and authorisation number when they come to the hospital (this is sometimes requested at the time of booking). They can make an appointment by contacting Nuffield Health Ipswich Hospital on 0147 3858039.

Contact Nuffield Health Ipswich Hospital

Foxhall Road

Main Phone: 01473 279100
Radiology: 01473 858289
General Enquires: 01473 858445
Fax: 01473 279101

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