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


  • Care Quality Commission


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

Latest news

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New CT and MRI facilities at Nuffield Health