Nuffield Health Taunton Hospital

Private hospital run by

Staplegrove Elm, Taunton, Somerset, TA2 6AN

Tel: 01823 250612Email:

About Nuffield Health Taunton Hospital

Since 1974 Nuffield Health Taunton Hospital has provided a range of private treatments to patients across the South West. The hospital has state-of-the-art facilities and uses the latest medical techniques and procedures. All of the 41 private rooms are equipped with TV, Wi-Fi and en-suite facilities. It has built an excellent reputation, and is focused on ensuring that both self paying and private medically insured patients receive effective care.

Care Quality Commission rating: Good, read the report.


The specialist’s team at Nuffield Health Taunton Hospital provide a range of orthopaedic treatments.  
Patients do not have to wait months to receive treatments and will be seen by a team of skilled specialists that provide expert advice and support. Patient undergoing a orthopaedic operation will be helped to their recovery by the physiotherapy team. A recovery plan will be discussed with both the patient, consultant and the nursing team, enabling patients to return to their everyday life as soon as possible.
Regular Orthopaedic clinics include:

  • Spinal clinicFoot and ankle clinic
  • Hip clinic
  • Treatment for sports injuries
  • Spinal clinic
  • Knee clinic
  • Upper limb clinic

Cosmetic surgery

Cosmetic surgery is taken incredibly seriously at Nuffield Health Taunton Hospital and they are focused on helping make patients feel relaxed before undergoing any treatment. The expert team specialise in a variety of cosmetic procedure and are qualified to provide a selection of treatments to men and women. As well as this, they offer a variety if non-surgical treatments. 

Diagnostic Imaging & Radiology

Nuffield Health Taunton Hospital is equipped with an in house radiology department. With state of the art equipment and a specialist team enables the hospital to provide a fast and efficient service to patients. In order to make sure that tests are clinically appropriate patients need to get a referral form from their GP, consultant or Nuffield Health physiotherapist.

Services available in Nuffield Health Taunton radiology department includes:

  • General radiology 
  • Ultrasound 
  • Mammography 
  • Fluoroscopy Suite 
  • MRI scanning
  • Dexa Scan


Nuffield Health Taunton Hospital is the perfect choice for patients looking for effective private healthcare. Patients receive expert physiotherapy from a team of senior clinicians. They have a broad range of skills and are focused on providing individual tailored treatment to suit patient needs, helping them achieve a full recovery. Every team member is a member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy and are registered in the Health & Care Professions Council.  

Recovery Plus

Patients should note that some orthopaedic treatments qualify for Nuffield Health's Recovery Plus programme. This is an optional recovery programme that allows patients to continue their recovery with access to the Nuffield Health gym at no extra cost. 

Varicose veins

Wide ranges of varicose vein treatments are available helping improve patient’s self-confidence. Methods used by the team at Nuffield Health Taunton Hospital include:

  • Injection of varicose veins (Sclerotherapy)
  • EVLT™ (Endovenous Laser Therapy)
  • Clarivein

Facilities and services

  • Physiotherapy (outpatient)

Specialist clinics

  • Back clinic
  • Eye clinic
  • Knee clinic

Imaging and radiology services

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


  • Care Quality Commission

Treatments available at Nuffield Health Taunton Hospital

Nuffield Health Taunton Hospital uses a selection of leading modern equipment, helping provide patients with effective and effecient treatment. 

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Private doctors that work at Nuffield Health Taunton Hospital

Nuffield Health Taunton Hospital works with a team of skilled professionals, who provide patients with personal care and encourage a fast recovery. 

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Ways to pay for private treatment at Nuffield Health Taunton Hospital

Nuffield Health Taunton 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 Taunton 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 Taunton 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 Taunton Hospital on 0182 3476266.

Contact Nuffield Health Taunton Hospital

Staplegrove Elm

Main Phone: 01823 250612
Pathology South West: 01392 262165
Radiology: 01823 476336
New Patient Enquires: 01823 476348
Physiotherapy: 01823 476297
Outpatients: 01823 478060
Fax: 01823 338951

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