Refer your patient to Spire Dunedin Hospital

Secure 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 Dunedin 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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Private patients

Private insured patients

  1. Patients require a referral letter from their GP to be sent to their consultant of choice. This can be done via Spire Connect or faxed to the secretary of the particular Consultant. These numbers can be found in the Consultant Directory here.
  2. Patients will need to contact their medical insurance provider to check the treatment is covered and obtain an authorisation code.
  3. Patients to contact hospital outpatient bookings team on 0118 955 3491 for an appointment.

Self-funding patients

  1. Patient will receive a referral letter from their GP (if required).
  2. Patients to contact the Self-pay Client Adviser enquiry line on 0118 955 3563 or email for an appointment.
  3. Patient's referral letter is sent to the Consultant.
  4. We provide a fixed price quote for treatment, following the initial consultation, to the patient. If they wish to continue with the treatment pathway suggested they then 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 Spire 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
0118 958 7676

Self-pay enquiries 
0118 955 3563

Insured enquiries
0118 955 3491

0118 955 3413

Diagnostic Imaging (MRI, CT, X-ray etc)
0118 955 3415