Private patient referrals 

We aim to make it as easy as possible for you to refer into private healthcare services at UCLH. In order to direct referrals to the correct specialty and clinician, please provide the following information:

  • Full GP practice information including full postal address, surgery practice code and email address
  • Patient’s full name and contact information
  • Patient's email address (where applicable)
  • NHS number
  • Past medical history
  • Detailed explanation of reason for referral
  • Copies of previous diagnostic test results (if any)

All referrals should be directed to:

Please also email us at this address if you have any general queries about private healthcare at UCLH.

Adult haematology and oncology services at UCLH are managed by our partner private healthcare provider, HCA Healthcare (UK). For further information, including how to refer into this service, please visit their website.

We require the same information for an international patient as for a UK patient, with the exception of an NHS number if there is not one available.

We do not recommend that you make any travel arrangements for your patient until one of our consultants has reviewed their medical records and reviewed their case.

If your patient requires a visa, the consultant in charge of their care will be able to help you with the application process.

Adult haematology and oncology services are managed by our partner private healthcare provider, HCA Healthcare (UK). Please refer to their website for information about referring into this service.

UCLH Private Healthcare has direct settlement arrangements with most insurers.

If your patient has any questions about direct settlement, please ask them to call us on 020 3448 4260 or email

We recommend that patients check the terms and conditions of their insurance policies to ensure they are covered for treatment, since some policies restrict the choice of hospitals or have limitations on certain treatments. Patients may also have a financial limit to their benefits.

If patients have queries regarding their insurance cover please advise them to contact their insurer directly.

If patients have any questions about how to pay, please direct them to the paying for your treatment section of this website.