Excellence in clinical care

World-class healthcare

Welcome to Royal Free London

The Royal Free London – Private Patients Unit was established in the 1980’s and has a rich history of providing quality clinical care to our patients. We boast world class consultants from the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust who are leaders in their field combined with our comprehensive clinical service offering across our dedicated private facilities. We can do this and still provide a high quality service for you because one of the best places in the world to run a clinical service, surrounded by the specialist facilities, workforce, and backup support of a major London teaching  hospital is the Royal Free.

Professor George Hamilton
Medical Director and Vascular Surgeon

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Treatments & Services

We offer a range of clinical services across medical care, surgery, diagnostics, outpatients, dialysis and chemotherapy. Our patients have access to a wide range of surgical treatment as well as minimally invasive procedures. Our consultants are also available for outpatient consultations and minor procedures across 26 clinical specialities.


What Makes Us Different?

Supporting the NHS

The unit is part of the NHS and is wholly owned by the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust. Generated revenue which the unit earns is reinvested into the trust which supports vital hospital medical equipment and staffing. We are proud to bring the very best skills and standards of the NHS to benefit our private patients and, in doing so, support the continued development of the NHS and the Royal Free London through our success.

On-site kitchen and private rooms with beautiful views of Hampstead Heath

Here at the Royal Free London – Private Patients Unit we are committed to the highest level of private care for our patients.  Accessible to you is the convenience, comfort and personalised attention of a private hospital with the very best state of the art services, technology and professional excellence. We offer a friendly personalised service based on a dedicated team of nurses, administrative and hospitality staff to help you have a safe and pleasant stay.

Access to acute care and on-site NHS consultancy, ICU and high dependency unit

The Royal Free Hospital is an acute teaching hospital with state-of-the-art facilities and  access to NHS acute medical services to support your inpatient stay. Our consultants also practise in the Royal Free Hospital, meaning they’re easily accessible throughout your treatment. You will also be cared for by our skilled nursing team of various levels who are also trained to care for more complex needs.