Paying for Private Treatment

Are you suffering with a health issue, fed up with being on a waiting list or concerned about the standards of care and cleanliness in hospital?

Call 0117 980 4080 now
for a guide price for
your treatment

By choosing to pay for your treatment privately at Spire Bristol Hospital, you won’t have to wait. We are part of the second largest private hospital group in the UK and open to anyone. You can choose your consultant and decide when it suits you to have your treatment.

Our patients choose to be treated in our hospital because they know that our medical expertise, levels of hygiene and the comfort and care that they receive, represents excellent value for money.

I don't have private medical insurance - can I still access treatment at Spire Bristol Hospital?

Yes - you can choose to pay for most types of operations, procedures and tests.  For many procedures we can give you a single, all-inclusive fixed price (terms and conditions apply) to take the hassle out of arranging your treatment.

Private treatment can be more affordable that you think.  Guide prices are available here. To request an information pack, a guide price for a treatment or to discuss your personal situation, please contact us on 0117 980 4080 or complete the form on the right-hand side of this page.

Do you offer finance?

We know that for many patients, getting help with finance can make all the difference.  That is why Spire Healthcare has teamed up with specialist medical loans company, First Medical Loans, to offer finance options for one-off private treatment at Spire Bristol Hospital. To speak to a representative from First Medical Loans, please contact them on 0845 618 5375.

How do I use my private medical insurance to arrange treatment at Spire Bristol Hospital?

If you have private medical insurance, it should be very easy to arrange treatment. You just need to contact your insurer in order to check that the test or procedure that you require is covered by your insurance and to get an authorisation code. Once you have this, we can book you in to see a consultant at a time to suit you.

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Next Steps

How to arrange treatment at Spire Bristol Hospital, The Glen

  • 1. You visit your GP
  • 2. Your GP refers you to a specialist
  • 3. If you've got medical insurance, you contact your insurer to check if the test or treatment is covered and to get authorisation.
  • 4. Your GP gives you a referral letter
  • 5. You see a consultant at Spire Bristol Hospital, who confirms what tests or treatment you will need
  • 6. You have your treatment
  • 7. Your GP is kept informed of your progress
  •  If you're paying for your own treatment, you call Spire Bristol Hospital on 0117 980 4080 to get a guide price

Note: For overseas patients, a GP referral letter is not required. Please call 0117 980 4080 for a guide price

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