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COVID-19 update:  Our hospital is still fully open for appointments and admissions, however visitors are not permitted.

General Medicine

General Medicine is the medical specialty concerned with the diagnosis, management and nonsurgical treatment of unusual or serious diseases. Doctors working in this area are often called general physicians.

General Medicine

General Medicine is the medical specialty concerned with the diagnosis, management and nonsurgical treatment of unusual or serious diseases. Doctors working in this area are often called general physicians.

Because their patients are often seriously ill or require complex investigations, general physicians do much of their work in hospitals.

Most general physicians are also sub-specialists: that is, they will often have a specialist interest in one organ system or one particular area of medical knowledge. They will have received lengthy clinical and scientific training in their areas of interest, and have special expertise in the use of drugs or other medical therapies (as opposed to surgery).

We have a number of general physicians working in the Outpatient Consulting Rooms.

GP Practice (Private)

Our private GP practice provides a bespoke service offering one to one personal care for our patients. We are committed to seeing patients promptly for assessment and treatment.

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Patient information

Our Hospital is renowned for providing exemplary levels of care across more than 90 services. From orthopaedics, to urology, ENT, as well as a private GP practice and our urgent care centre, Casualty First, our services are led by some of London’s leading Consultants. For more information, and to find a service suitable for your care, find out more about the services that we offer.

Make an enquiry

If you have any questions relating to treatment options or pricing information then get in touch with us by filling out one of our contact boxes or giving us a call on 020 7432 8269.

Our Appointments Team have a dedicated and caring approach to finding you the earliest appointment possible with the best specialist.

 If you are self-paying you don’t need a referral from your GP. You can simply refer yourself and book an appointment.

If you have medical insurance (e.g. Bupa, Axa PPP, Aviva), you will need to contact your insurer to get authorisation for any treatment and, in most cases, you will require a referral letter from your GP.

If you do not have a GP, then we have an in-house private GP practice that you can use. Alternatively we can suggest the most appropriate course of action for you to take, given your location and individual circumstance.

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