It's your choice!
Did you know that if you are referred to a hospital you have the right to choose any hospital in England that offers the service that you need, including many independent hospitals?
For more information ask your GP or visit www.nhs.uk/choices
If you decide that you would like to have a private referral please let the Gp know at the time of your appointment. If you decide following your that you wish to have a Private referral please contact the hospital of your choice and find out the name of the consultant that you wish to see . Please DO NOT make an appointment with the hospital at that stage.
First please contact the surgery and either speak to the secretary or leave a message for the secretary indicating the following:
The Referral letter will be ready for collection usually within 5 days . Once you have the letter please then contact the hospital of your choice and make the appointment
- That you wish to go privately.
- The name of the hospital to which you wish to be referred
- The name of the consultant