Making a referral guide

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

We’ve built great relationships with our local GPs and healthcare professionals since we opened in 2017 and we want you to have confidence that we will always provide the best possible care for the patients you refer to us.

We welcome patients from all health insurers, self-funding patients and offer some NHS services via the e-Referral system.

We have over 250 expert consultants, 300 dedicated and professional hospital staff and we are the only private hospital in Nottinghamshire to obtain a rating of Outstanding in our most recent CQC (Care Quality Commission) inspection.

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 Nottingham Hospital:

  • 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 refer your private patients to us by emailing your referrals to:


You can also submit private patient referrals to us via fax: 0800 389 9906.


Alternatively, you can refer your private patients to us via telephone, by calling us on: 0115 937 7801.

Imaging referrals

Our Imaging Department offers a wide range of services including MRI, CT, X-ray, ultrasound, mammography and much more.

For more information please contact:

Download our imaging referral form.

We are recognised by all health insurers and our insured appointments team are available weekdays 8am - 6pm to assist patients.

For more information please contact us on:

We have self-pay treatment advisors available from 8am - 8pm most days in outpatients and will provide your patients with all the information they need while they are with us.

For more information please contact our self-pay team on:

NHS referrals

We provide services to NHS patients across a range of specialties

We are a trusted healthcare provider dedicated to delivering an extensive range of NHS treatments and services for your patients. Our expert consultants are supported by our multi-disciplinary teams of dedicated healthcare professionals.

You can refer NHS patients to Spire Nottingham Hospital via the online NHS e-Referral system (formerly Choose and Book) by visiting

For more information email our NHS team on or call 0115 937 7670 for assistance.