Making a referral guide

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

At Spire Little Aston Hospital, we provide comprehensive treatments and care from our comfortable private hospital located in the beautiful countryside of Sutton Coldfield.

We’re dedicated to providing quality treatment and aftercare. This means ongoing investment in our facilities and introducing new services so your patients can have up-to-date treatment and care in a clean, comfortable environment.

How to make a referral

Our Primary Care Liaison 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 Little Aston 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 for Spire Connect

Email, fax and telephone referrals


You can also refer your private patients to us via email.

Download outpatient referral form.
Download imaging referral form.
Download physiotherapy referral form.


Alternatively, you can refer your private patients to us by telephone. For more information call us on 0121 580 7151.

Tel: 0121 580 7151

Our outpatient bookings team will be able to book insured patients an outpatient appointment with one of our consultant experts. We ask that you provide the patient with a referral letter, this can be done via Spire Connect.

The patient will need to contact their medical insurance provider to check the treatment is covered and they need to get an authorisation code.

For more information please ring our outpatient bookings team on 0121 580 7151.

Tel: 0121 580 7119

Our self-pay team can provide your patients with an outpatient appointment with one of our consultant experts as well as provide a guide price on a number of diagnostic tests, treatments and surgical procedures.

For more information or for a guide price please ring our private treatment advisors on 0121 580 7119.

NHS referrals

Referrals for NHS patients can be sent through the online NHS 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.

Please note, not all our services are available on the NHS. For more information contact our NHS team on 0121 580 7151 or email