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

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