Making a referral guide

We are committed to supporting healthcare professionals and aim to make the referral process quick and easy.

How to make a referral

Our Primary Care team will work closely with you, to help provide the highest level of service. Our Purpose is to make a positive difference to people’s lives through outstanding personalised care.

There are a number of ways to refer your private patients to Spire Leeds Hospital:

  • Online – via Spire Connect
  • Email
  • Telephone 

Online referrals

Spire Connect

Spire Connect is the quickest way to make a referral. The patient e-referral portal offers a fast, easy and fully secure way for GPs, practice staff and healthcare professionals to refer patients to Spire hospitals. As well as making secure online referrals for a broad range of treatments and tests and scans, you can also:

  • Receive email confirmations – once your referral is submitted and processed
  • Access sent referral information – at any time
  • Find direct up to date contact information
  • Save time and paper – it’s environmentally friendly

Login/register to Spire Connect

Email and telephone referrals


You can also refer your private patients to us by emailing your referrals to:


Alternatively, you can refer your private patients to us via telephone, by callings us on:

  • Insured patients: 0113 218 5908/9
  • Self-pay patients: 0113 218 5967/77 

NHS referrals

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 is an efficient system.

Referrals can also be sent by emailing When sending an email, please make sure to state that the referral is NHS and provide a recent relevant medical history.

Please note, not all our services are available on the NHS. For more information contact our NHS team on 0113 2185939.