Nuffield Health Cardiff and Vale Hospitals

Private hospital run by

Hensol Castle Park, Hensol, Pontyclun, Mid Glamorgan, CF72 8JX

Tel: 02920 836714Email:

About Nuffield Health Cardiff and Vale Hospitals 

Nuffield Health The ValeSituated in West Cardiff, Nuffield Health Cardiff and Vale Hospitals provides private patients with outstanding medical services. Both self paying and private medically insured patients will be treated using the latest techniques in a modern and calming hospital. With a team of expert specialists patients can get treatment for a range of hip, knee, spinal and foot and ankle conditions. 

Nuffield Health Cardiff and Vale Hospitals are equipped with state of the art facilities and are focused on providing high quality healthcare.  Each hospital boasts of having the latest equipment, available facilities include:

Vale hospital facilities

  • Operating theatres
  • 25 modern inpatient rooms
  • Consulting suites
  • 24-hour high dependency surgical and medical RMO cover
  • 24-hour on-call theatre team
  • 24-hour on-site resuscitation team

Cardiff Bay facilities

  • Day-case suites
  • Endoscopy suites
  • Diagnostic services
  • Consulting suites

Shoulder clinic

Nuffield Health Cardiff and Vale Hospitals private shoulder clinic provides a complete service comprising diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation. The leading specialist shoulder consultants at the shoulder clinic are fully trained in the latest minimal access and arthroscopic surgical techniques. They are recognised as major leaders in shoulder surgery and treatment at local, national and international level.

Foot and ankle clinic

Foot and ankleThe hospitals run a one stop foot and ankle clinic, providing effective and effectient treatment to patients suffering from lower limb pain. Patients will be treated by a team of expert specialists who will use state of the art facilities to ensure that they receive an accurate diagnosis for their foot problems. 

The clinic offers a wide range of foot and ankle treatments including:

  • Sports injuries
  • Foot, ankle and heel pain
  • Tendon problems
  • Ankle ligament sprains and instability
  • Ankle arthroscopy
  • Lumps and bumps including bunions
  • Arthritis of the foot and ankle
  • Misaligned toes
  • Problematic changes in foot shape such as collapsed arches and clawing of the toes
  • Podiatry service

Hand and wrist clinic

Hand and WristThe hand and wrist clinic at the hospitals use the latest technology to treat patients suffering from conditions such as ganglions, carpal tunnel syndrome, Dupuytren's disease, rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis. Patients will receive high quality care and be supported to recovery by an experienced specialised hand occupational therapist and senior physiotherapists delivering rehabilitation services and post-operative care.

Hip clinic

The hospitals work with a team of leading experts who provide solutions for hip pain in a ‘one-stop' hip clinic. The complete service delivers diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation for all hip conditions including:

  • Total Hip Replacement 
  • Minimally Invasive Total Hip Replacement
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Revision Hip Replacement
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Hip Replacements for Younger Patients
  • Hip arthritis and hip pain management
  • Treatment of Femor - Acetabular impingement
  • Baby Hip Clinic - Ultrasound screening service for babies under 6 months
  • Hip MOT Clinic - For patients that have already undergone hip surgery

Knee clinic

The private knee clinic at Nuffield Health Cardiff and Vale Hospitals has a multi-disciplinary team of consultants, physiotherapists and podiatrists, who provide an expert opinion on your knee problem and a unique ‘one-stop' option for all knee conditions, they include:

  • ACL reconstruction
  • Meniscal tears and repair
  • Knee ligament reconstruction and revision
  • Total knee joint replacement and knee resurfacing
  • Revision total knee joint replacement
  • Knee Arthroscopy (Keyhole surgery)
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Paediatric knee
  • Patella correction
  • Cartilage repair 

Spinal centre

Patients can receive excellent care and treatment for all spinal problems at the hospitals spinal centre. The spinal consultants offer the most advanced spinal treatments including minimally invasive spine surgery and the latest in spinal fusion and disc replacement techniques. Patients will be seen by an expert team of spinal consultants who work closely the clinic's physiotherapy and rehabilitation team including specially trained spinal physiotherapists, an osteopath, chiropractors and a spine pain management consultant to ensure patients a speedy recovery.

Sports Injuries

Sporting injury treament

Through assessment, diagnostics and treatment services the team at the South Wales sports medicine clinic provide patients with rapid access to the appropriate specialist clinicians who aim to return them to full fitness. The team has rapid access to state-of-the-art facilities for sports screening, diagnosis, rehabilitation, and surgical treatment all under one roof. There are six consulting rooms, a fixed site MRI scanner, blood screening and cardiology testing.

Facilities and services

Specialist clinics

  • Back clinic
  • Knee clinic
  • Physiotherapy clinic
  • Weight loss clinic

Imaging and radiology services

  • MRI scan

Treatments available at Nuffield Health Cardiff and Vale Hospitals

Nuffield Health Cardiff and Vale Hospitals offers an extensive range of medical services to private patients. Patients will receive the latest treatment for hip, spinal, foot and ankle, wrist and sporting injuries in a modern and welcoming environment. 

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Private doctors that work at Nuffield Health Cardiff and Vale Hospitals

Nuffield Health Cardiff and Vale Hospitals work with a range of renowned specialists who are focused on ensuring that private patients receive high quality, effective treatment and are supported to an speedy recovery. 

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Ways to pay for private treatment at Nuffield Health Cardiff and Vale Hospitals

Nuffield Health Cardiff and Vale Hospitals welcome 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 Cardiff and Vale Hospitals. 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 Cardiff and Vale Hospitals. 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 Cardiff and Vale Hospitals on 0292 0007002.

Contact Nuffield Health Cardiff and Vale Hospitals

Hensol Castle Park
Mid Glamorgan
CF72 8JX

Main Phone: 02920 836714
Radiology: 02920 009672
Fax: 01443 449222

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