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Bishops Wood Hospital

Bishops Wood Hospital offers treatments and services for those who live in Northwood, Middlesex and further afield.

Bishops Wood Hospital is a 42 bedded acute care unit, built within the grounds of Mount Vernon Hospital. The specialist facilities available at Mount Vernon, combined with the latest in technology and on-site support services, enable our consultants to undertake a wide range of procedures from routine investigations to complex surgery.

All bedrooms at Bishops Wood Hospital offer privacy and the comfort of full en-suite facilities with bath or shower, satellite television and radio. 

This expertise is supported by caring and professional medical staff, with dedicated nursing teams and resident medical officers on duty 24 hours a day, providing care within a friendly and comfortable environment.

Orthopaedics is another area of focus, with specialists available for consultation each day across a full range of musculoskeletal conditions. Our consultants work as part of a multi-disciplinary team, supported by our in-house physiotherapists and imaging department.

There is a varied menu and we can cater for most dietary requirements with a few days notice. Between 9 am and 7:30pm, the chef is available to discuss any special requests, although a few hours notice may be necessary. Visitors are welcome to dine either with the patient they are visiting or in the restaurant. Cold snacks, such as sandwiches, can be ordered at any time of the day or night.

There is of course immediate access to nursing support via a call system. All rooms are supplied with piped oxygen and suction.

Visitors are welcome between 8 am and 10 pm and when appropriate around the clock.

Bishops Wood Hospital does not offer a Paediatric service and any person under the age of 18 is unable to be seen at this hospital. 

Department Contact Number
Physiotherapy 01923 834212
Imaging 01923 834216/7

Our latest Patient Satisfaction scores*

  • 98.7% of patients said their over all experience of service was good, or very good
  • 97.5% of patients said the quality of their care was very good, or excellent
  • 98.3% of patients said their overall experience of the nursing care was very good, or excellent

We are proud of our patient care and work hard to make each patient's time with us as pleasant as possible. Our patient satisfaction survey is an important indicator of how well we achieve this and we monitor the results very closely.

*During the period of January to December 2022, Bishops Wood Hospital received 1,505 completed Inpatient/Day Case patient surveys.

Medication prescribed for NHS patients receiving treatment or consultations at Bishops Wood Hospital will reflect the medicines included within the Local Health Economy formulary. For details of the formulary content please click here which directly connects to the document. Circle Health Group sincerely thank the Pharmacy team for their permission to use this reference.

To find out more about NHS Choose & Book programme please speak to your GP or contact the NHS Telephone Appointments Line on 0345 608 8888 with your Unique Booking Reference Number (UBRN), which is given to you by your GP.

NHS Choose & Book Clinics:

  • Adult foot & ankle
  • Adult gynaecology
  • Adult hernia repair
  • Adult knee
  • Adult lumps and bumps
  • Adult cataract
  • Adult general ENT
  • Adult hip
  • Adult colorectal
  • Adult general urology
  • Adult hand & wrist
  • Adult gastroscopy
  • Adult surgery for prolapsed intervetebral disc
  • Adult pain management
  • Adult shoulder & elbow
  • Adult oral & maxillofacial
  • Adult Anal Procedures

Discover our fixed price packages which include information about the cost of surgery (if applicable), your initial consultation, treatment and aftercare.

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How to get to us and find the hospital

Bishops Wood Hospital is located in the grounds of Mount Vernon Hospital, which is located on the A404 in Northwood Middlesex, near Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire.

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If using a Sat Nav, you will need the following postcode: HA6 2RN. Once you reach the area, you will need to drive through 'Gate 3' entrance, and then turn at your first left. This will lead you straight to the hospital.

We have on-site parking available, free of charge. Please input your car registration details on the tablet at reception on arrival, to validate your free parking.

The hospital is near two junctions: 17 and 18 of the M25 motorway.

Driving from junction 18  enter onto the A404. Head towards Rickmansworth and at the four roundabouts you will encounter, simply follow the signs to remain on the A404 which will be signed posted Northwood. When you reach the 'Olde Greene Manne public house', turn right into White Hill (towards Harefield). After about half a mile turn left through 'Gate 3' entrance of Mount Vernon Hospital and follow the signs for the Bishops Wood Hospital.

Driving from junction 17  follow the signs for Maple Cross and Rickmansworth, turning left at the A412 roundabout to Rickmansworth. At each of the next three roundabouts turn right, travelling on the A404 which will be sign posted to Northwood. When you reach the 'Olde Greene Manne public house', turn right into White Hill (towards Harefield). After about half a mile turn left through 'Gate 3' entrance of Mount Vernon Hospital and follow the signs for the Bishops Wood Hospital.

The closest tube station to Bishops Wood Hospital is Northwood Station, located in Northwood High Street. The Metropolitan line runs through the station on a regular basis. Buses run directly from the station to the hospital alternatively you can take a taxi.

From Northwood high street (stop C, opposite the tube station) take the 282 bus towards Northwood, to Mount Vernon Hospital, stop AP.

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