Ways to pay for private treatment at Royal Free London Private Patients Unit

Royal Free London Private Patients Unit provides the very best skills and standards of a top NHS hospital to private patients and, in doing so, supports the continued development of both the NHS and the Royal Free London.  Both insured and self-paying patients are welcome with a referral from a GP, specialist or other health professional.

Self pay

For treatments not covered by insurance, Royal Free PPU welcomes self-payers. Quotes and estimates of costs for self-payers are available from the Royal Free Private Patients Unit referrals team on 020 7317 7751 (email rf.privateenquiries@nhs.net). Payment is due, in full, prior to an appointment or admission and the hospital accepts all major credit cards, bank and online transfer, cash and cheque. For more questions, please contact enquires and referrals team by phone and email address provided above. 

Self-payers have access to: 

  • Consultant within 24 hours (subject to availability)
  • Package prices
  • Flexible monthly payment options via finance options
  • Self-referrals
  • Appointment dates and times to suit you
  • Face to face or virtual appointments


What's included

Fixed price quotations can be provided for simple procedures and tests.  For more complex testing regimes or treatment plans, an estimate of costs will be provided. Patients will receive a detailed invoice, itemising all costs, following their treatment.

Insured patients

Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust recognises most UK health insurers and are on the nationwide networks with most. For more information, visit Payment and insurance information.

Payment Plans

To help spread the cost of treatment, we have partnered to Chrysalis Finance to offer flexible payment plans. For more information, please visit the website.

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