Barts Health NHS Trust

Barts Health NHS Trust is a group of five major hospital sites in East London. The hospitals that make up the renowned group includes Whipps Cross, The Royal London, Mile End, Newham and St Bartholomew’s. The group is globally recognised for its medical innovation and services, providing high-quality care to its patients in East London and beyond.

Private treatments at Barts Health NHS Trust

The majority of private care from Barts Health NHS Trust is carried out at St Bartholomew’s Hospital, although private care is available at each of the 5 major hospital sites making up the group. St Bartholomew’s is amongst the most recognisable hospitals in the world, and boasts state-of-the-art facilities in which they treat their patients.

Bart's Heart Centre

Patients seeking private cardiac treatment at Barts Health NHS Trust benefit from the largest cardiac centre in the UK at St Bartholomew’s. The centre is comprised of 10 cath labs, 10 theatres and 89 intensive care beds. The cardiac centre uniquely offers consultant on-call services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Barts Health NHS Trust offer private cardiac patients:

  • The world’s first 24/7 consultant-led heart rhythm service
  • The largest Endocarditis service in the world
  • The world’s largest cardiac MRI service
  • The largest echocardiogram, CCT and TAVI (Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation) service in the UK
  • Internationally-recognised cardiomyopathy team
  • Adult congenital heart disease specialist service
  • National aorto-vascular centre
  • Largest hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy super-specialised service in the country
  • Navigational bronchoscopic treatment
  • Cardiac MRI protocols developed by us used in 23 different countries
  • Da Vinci surgical robot offering precise, minimally invasive treatment

Cancer treatment

Private patients can benefit from the cutting-edge facilities at St Bartholomew’s, UK’s second largest cancer centre, when receiving private cancer treatment at Barts NHS Trust.

Barts Health NHS Trust offer private cancer patients:

  • One of 20 global sites of excellence in immuno-oncology
  • The only hospital in the UK with TrueBeam, Gamma Knife and CyberKnife
  • Accredited stem cell transplant unit
  • National mesothelioma service
  • Maggie’s Centre on site
  • Cancer Research UK cancer centre status
  • Experimental Medicine Cancer Centre in four cancer types
  • Level 3 haemato-oncology service
  • International centre for rare endocrinology conditions
  • Macmillan Quality and Environment Mark for chemotherapy and radiotherapy

As a world-leading centre of medical excellence, treatments are performed by internationally-renowned doctors and nurses, using the very latest techniques and equipment.

All money received from private patients is reinvested into their hospitals to improve care and facilities for the patients that they treat.

Breast Imaging and Screening

Boasting four imaging rooms, three ultrasound rooms and MRI facilities, the doctors and nurses at St Bartholomew's can help at all stages of the process.

With a "one-stop" breast imaging service and their screening service, patients can often leave with their results after 2 hours.

The Gateway Surgical Centre

The centre in Newham University Hospital boasts 39 beds and offers a range of treatments from a variety of specialties.

It houses a sports injury clinic and fracture clinic, and is also suitable for elective surgeries in gynaecology, orthopaedics, urology or general surgery.

Some examples of typical operations are:

  • Hip replacement
  • Hernia repair
  • Gall bladder removal
  • Hysterectomy

In visiting The Gateway Surgical Centre you will benefit from some of the most modern diagnostic and surgical facilities, with highly-skilled doctors and nurses looking after you.

Bart's Thorax Centre

The Bart's Thorax Centre places a focus on 'joined-up care' meaning that all of their specialists in chest conditions exist under one roof.

These include leading respiratory physicians, thoracic surgeons and thoracic oncologists, with support from thoracic pathologists and radiologists.

The doctors can diagnose and treat the full range of chest conditions, such as:

  • Lung conditions
  • Airway conditions
  • Chest wall conditions

With state-of-the-art equipment, Bart's Thorax Centre is the regional Cyberknife treatment centre as they are the only centre in the UK with a Da Vinci XI Robot dedicated to thoracic surgery.

They are the only centre in the world to perform cancer treatment with navigation bronchoschopy.

Furthermore, they are the regional mesothelioma centre and the only centre in London offering mesothelioma surgery under the MARS-2 trial.

With a hybrid theatre dedicated to cardiothoracic surgery, the centre boasts an active intraoperative localisation localisation programme researching ways to find and treat small, early lung cancers.