Private GP Services FAQ

Giving you the time you need to talk through your health concerns

Can I see a private GP if I have an NHS GP already?

Our private GP service is complementary to that provided by your NHS GP and there is no need to de-register from your local GP Practice.

Our regular clinics are offered on an appointment only basis; please note that emergency, out of hours services, home visits and long term management of chronic conditions are not covered by our Private GP services.

On what days can I see a private GP at Spire Washington Hospital?

Currently our private GP appointments are available on:

  • Friday mornings (9.30am - 12.30pm) 

How do I book an appointment?

To make an appointment to see our private GP here at the hospital, simply give us a call on 0191 418 868

What can I expect to pay?

Private GP consultation fees at Spire Washington Hospital

15 minutes - £70.00

30 minutes - £110.00

45 minutes - £170.00

Email advice (up to 3 emails) - £50.00 

Telephone consultation x 15 minutes - £60.00

Fees are payable on the day of appointment. The cost of any additional tests and scans are not included in the consultation fee.

There is a cancellation fee of £30.00 if you cancel your consultation less than 48 hours before appointment.

What services does our private GP offer?

Our private GP offers the following services:

  • most aspects of acute and chronic UK general practice
  • acute; cough, cold, acute pain, acute mood issues
  • chronic; full range of physical and mental health diagnosis, management and prompt onward referral as appropriate
  • strong emphasis on positive health promotion and preventative medicine
  • open and honest discussion of health anxieties and the numerous health concerns highlighted in the media
  • good holistic care

This is just a selection of services that we offer, for a comprehensive list please call us on 0191 418 8687.