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Royal Free Private Patient Unit: private hospital treatment, London

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Providing world class hospital treatment and care for private patients, including expert haematology, liver and kidney services, at one of London's leading NHS Foundation Trusts.

Where can I find private hospital treatment in London?

The Private Patient Unit at Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust is situated on the 12th floor of the Royal Free Hospital in Hampstead, ten minutes drive from Central London. 

As a leading NHS Foundation Trust, the Royal Free is able to provide a wide range of specialist services and exemplary clinical care.  Its academic collaboration with other London hospitals as a member of UCL Partners puts it at the forefront of medical research and innovative treatments.

Rated 'excellent' by the Care Quality Commission, Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust prides itself on its high standards of patient safety and infection control, resulting in some of the lowest mortality rates in the UK.

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Private hospital treatment at Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

The Private Patients Unit at Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust is able to provide patients with access to some of the country's leading specialists and the extensive services of a large teaching hospital, whilst enjoying the comfort and privacy of dedicated facilities, including:

  • Well equipped single occupancy rooms with ensuite bathrooms
  • Five star catering able to meet all dietary needs
  • Unrestricted visiting times
  • 24-hour consultant-led, multidisciplinary care
  • Four high-dependency beds
  • Reserved access to hospital facilities, including imaging

World leading haematology, liver and kidney services

A major centre for liver, kidney and bone marrow transplantation, Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust is internationally recognised for its expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of haematological malignancies and conditions affecting the liver and kidneys. All their specialists are actively involved in research and, in addition to providing all the standard therapies, are able to offer patients the latest treatments and technologies.

Other specialist services available include:

  • Breast surgery
  • Plastic surgery
  • Cardiology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Physiotherapy
  • Urology
  • Paediatrics
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How can I get private hospital treatment at Royal Free NHS Foundation Trust?

Royal Free NHS Foundation Trust welcomes both patients with private health insurance and those who wish to self fund their treatment.  It is the responsibility of insured patients to confirm that their condition is covered by their policy.  The Trust also accepts sponsored patients by prior arrangement.

Referrals from GPs or other health specialists can be made by contacting the referrals office at the Private Patients Unit.

International patients

Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust makes every effort to make hospital treatment with them as comfortable and stress free as possible for patients travelling from overseas.  Their experienced customer service team is available to help with matters such as transport, accommodation, visas, liaison with embassies and interpreting services.  International television channels, newspapers and magazines are provided, as well as a multi-faith chapel and choice of food to meet every cultural requirement and taste.

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Royal Free Private Patients

The Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

Pond Street






+44 (0) 2073177751  -  referrals team direct dial number


+44 (0)7919013508  -  Arabic Speaking, patients direct dial number












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Treatments offered

Specialist services provided
  • Liver, kidney and bone marrow transplantation
  • Kidney dialysis
  • Leukaemia, lyphoma and myeloma service
  • Amyloidosis centre
  • Infectious diseases unit
  • Haemophilia centre
  • Neuroendocrine tumour unit