Making a referral guide

We are dedicated to delivering excellent individual care and customer service to all our patients.

How to make a referral

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

You can refer your private patients to Spire Murrayfield Hospital, Wirral:

  • Online – via Spire Connect
  • Email
  • Fax
  • 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 email your private patient referrals to us at


You can also send in your private patient referrals by faxing it to us on 0151 648 0481.


Alternatively, you can refer your private patients by calling us on 0151 648 7000.

We require scheme or policy details at the time of booking so that we can obtain pre-authorisation for their treatment.

We can provide a price on a number of diagnostic tests, treatments and surgical procedures. For more information or for a guide price please ring our customer service advisors on 0151 929 5408.

NHS referrals

NHS referrals must be made through the 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.

For details on which services are available to NHS patients please contact our NHS Coordinator on 0151 929 5276.