Spire International understands that patients often travel long distances to seek medical opinion and treatment in the UK. For many patients a visit to hospital can be worrying. It can be more difficult if the patient is far from home and may not have family or companions with them.
International patients are assisted by Spire’s administrative team each step of the way.
Spire’s team work to make the whole process as smooth as possible and can usually offer the services of an international patient liaison team. Spire has a team of over 6000 medical consultants who understand the needs of patients who may have travelled long distances.
- Overseas account team for patient support:
- Team of co-ordinators to provide information
- Interpretation services - multi-lingual speakers (Arabic and a wide range of other languages)
- Transport assistance
- Advice on accommodation for visitors and relatives
- Local knowledge to help visitors
Patients are assisted by Spire’s administrative team each step of the way. The first consultation as an out-patient is arranged at a time to suit the patient. Most Spire hospitals offer over 100 clinics a week, from early morning to late evening.
Facilities in each Spire hospital
Patients have a choice of private bedroom with full en-suite bathroom facilities. Facilities are also available for Wi-Fi access.
Facilities for prayer and worship are available close to Spire hospitals. When required prayer rooms are made available within the hospital.