Refer your patient to Spire Bristol Hospital

Secure and online referral systems and documentation.

Use this platform to make a secure online referral or to find out more information about our consultant specialists.

Online referral

Online referral

A secure online referral to Spire Bristol through our Spire Connect portal.

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NHS patient referral

NHS patient referral

We accept choose and book patients and you can refer them directly to us.

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Find a consultant

Find a consultant

Explore our consultants via a specific speciality or treatment.

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Private patients

Private insured patients

  1. Patient needs a referral letter from their GP. This can be done via GP Connect or faxed to 0117 980 4055, or the patient can take it to their first appointment.
  2. Patient will need to contact their medical insurance provider to check the treatment is covered and get an authorisation code.
  3. Patient to contact hospital outpatient bookings team on 0117 980 4070 for an appointment.

Self-funding patients

  1. Patient will receive a referral letter from their GP (if required).
  2. Patients to contact the Private Treatment Advisers enquiry line on 0117 980 4080 or email for an appointment.
  3. Patient takes referral letter with them to their appointment.
  4. We provide a fixed price quote for treatment to the patient and they come in to hospital for their treatment. Please note if further diagnostic investigations or tests are required the patient may incur additional costs.
  5. We will keep you informed of your patients progress.

For any diagnostic imaging referrals:

Please make an online referral via our online GP Connect Portal

NHS patients

Referrals for NHS patients can be sent through the online e-referral service (formerly choose and book) by visiting This is the best practice for us to receive NHS referrals, as patients will receive appointments in a timely manner and it is an efficient system.

We no longer accept email referrals for NHS patients. Referrals can only be submitted online via the NHS e-Referral service.

Diagnostic imaging referral

Referrals are now made online through GP Connect.

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Hospital contact numbers

Hospital reception
0117 980 4000

Primary Care Liaison
0117 980 4023

Self-pay enquiries, physiotherapy and outpatient appointments
0117 980 4080

Insured enquiries, physiotherapy and outpatient appointments 
0117 980 4070

Diagnostic Imaging (MRI, CT, X-ray etc)
0117 980 4010