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Goring Hall Hospital

At the Goring Hall Hospital, we are able to provide a wide range of private treatments and services covering many specialties, for patients in Worthing, Pulborough and Horsham.

Goring Hall Hospital opened in 1994 and is part of Circle Health Group, the UKs largest independent healthcare provider. Located on the sunshine coast of Worthing in Sussex, the hospital serves West Sussex and beyond offering a wide range of services from diagnostics to surgery across multiple specialities which includes Orthopaedics, General Surgery and Ophthalmology.

Over 120 consultants practice privately from the hospital and are supported by caring and professional multidisciplinary team members including our 24-hour Resident Medical Officers. Consultants undertake a wide range of procedures from routine investigations to complex surgery within a friendly, safe and comfortable environment.

Our Orthopaedic Centre of Excellence benefits from a large team of consultant experts who cover joint replacement for hips, knees, shoulder and ankle.

Our dedicated Ophthalmology suite, offers expert diagnostics and premium lenses for Cataract Surgery.

Appointments for most specialities are available within 48 hours and are arranged at a time to suit you, whether that be during the day or in the evening. We see patients on both an insured and self-pay basis, those with private medical insurance should check their policy details with their provider prior to attending any appointments.

We accept referrals from GPs, Optometrists, Physiotherapists and other Consultants. You can also self-refer for the majority of our services.

From the moment you contact the hospital our staff are here to help and you will be greeted with a friendly smile. We provide information and reassurance about your diagnosis and treatment and whether you are attending as an outpatient or being admitted for surgery, our staff and processes are designed to put you at ease.

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Goring Hall Hospital holds a variety of health talks and free mini consultations about common health conditions and accessing private healthcare for patient to meet the experts, our team, and to find out more about their health concerns.

If you are suffering from hernia, gall bladder inflammation, gall stones, foot and ankle pain, or are interested in non surgical weight loss having a confidential one-to-one conversation with one of our consultants about treatment options might help to inform your decision.

This is also a good opportunity to get a second opinion, with no pressure to make a decision there and then.

  • Get the personal advice and reassurance you need about your health concerns directly from our consultant
  • Discuss your treatment options 
  • Get a first-hand experience of how we can look after you
  • Visit our hospital and see the facilities
  • Find out more about our flexible payment options

For further information or to book a free mini consultation please call 0800 157 7761

At the Goring Hall Hospital, we have access to modern equipment and private facilities for patients across Sussex which covers areas such as Worthing, Pulborough, and Horsham.

Goring Hall Hospital has 52 registered beds. Situated within extensive beautiful grounds with great views of the sea and an elegant courtyard. The building was previously a residential hall but has been an established hospital site for over 25 years.

Goring Hall Hospital attracts over 120 consultants who are assisted by a Resident Medical Officer, to provide 24-hour medical cover.

The hospital is equipped to the highest standards. With the skilled specialist staff, we can undertake a wide range of procedures from routine investigation to complex surgery.

Our consulting suite comprises 6 consulting rooms, Ophthalmic suite, 3 pre-assessment clinic rooms, and a physiotherapy unit.

There are 3 main theatres 2 of which have been installed with lamina flow (clean air filter system). A JAG accredited endoscopy suite and outpatient treatment room are used for day case and outpatient procedures. Most patients will initially recover in our recovery unit however dependent on the type of anesthetic some patients may recover within their bed area.

Our diagnostics and imaging department include digital X-Ray, MRI, mobile CT, and ultrasound. Our diagnostics and imaging team will guide you so that you can access these services as quickly as possible at a time that suits you.

Room service is provided to all inpatient and day-case patients by our catering team. Our chef creates daily special menus, to ensure that patients have a variety of choices to support their nutritional needs. All dietary needs can be catered for.

The Food Standards Rating Agency gave The Goring Hall Hospital a rating of very good 5 star, read more here.

Our latest Patient Satisfaction scores*

  • 98.5% of patients said their overall experience of our service was good or very good
  • 97.9% of patients said their quality of care was very good, or excellent
  • 98.5% of patients said their nursing care was very goo, 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.


 Department   Contact Number
 Outpatients’ reception   01903 707 326
 Imaging reception   01903 707 263
 Physiotherapy   01903 707 389
 Pre-Assessment   01903 707 354
 24 hour payments   0330 0080457
Ilex Ward  01903 707359 or 01903 707360
 Highdown Day Surgery Suite  01903 707213 or 01903 707251

At Goring Hall Hospital we are continuously aiming to improve and achieve awards to benefit the service we offer our patients. Below are some of the awards our team have achieved. 

Reputation 800 Award 2023 - The 800 Award is one of the highest achievements a business can earn. Winners on the 2023 list have proven that customer experience is at the core of their strategy and they are driven by the voice of the customer to succeed.

Reputation 800 award

I Want Great Care - Certificate of Excellence 2023  - awarded to hospitals who receive consistently outstanding patient feedback throughout the year.

IWGC certificate of excellent

Workplace Wellbeing Charter 2022 - A national accreditation for organisations that are committed to improving the health and wellbeing of their workforce.

Workplace wellbeing

Association of Perioperative Practice (Afpp) accreditation 2022 -. Afpp are a registered charity that promote enhanced standards and skills within operating departments. 

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National Joint registry (NJR) award as quality data outcome provider for joint replacement surgery

NJR 22-23

Joint Advisory Group (JAG) Accredited Endoscopy. This accreditation is awarded for high quality gastrointestinal endoscopy service

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Goring Hall Hospital in Goring-by-Sea, West Sussex is part of Circle Health Group, Britain's leading provider of independent healthcare with 54 hospitals & clinics nationwide performing more complex surgery than any other private healthcare provider in the country.

Our commitment is to quality and value, providing facilities for advanced surgical procedures together with friendly, professional care. Goring Hall has 38 beds with most rooms offering the privacy and comfort of en-suite facilities and satellite TV.

The hospital has three theatres, a 12-bed day care unit and a high dependency unit. These facilities 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. This specialist expertise is supported by caring and professional medical staff, with dedicated nursing teams and Resident Medical Officer on duty 24 hours a day, providing care within a friendly and comfortable environment.

Medication prescribed for NHS patients receiving treatment or consultations at Goring Hall 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 large intestine
  • Adult hip
  • Adult general urology
  • Adult hand & wrist
  • Adult gastroscopy
  • Adult pain management
  • Adult cholecystectomy
  • Adult shoulder & elbow

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

At the Goring Hall Hospital we have access to modern equipment and private facilities for patients in Worthing, Pulborough and Horsham.

Goring Hall Hospital is located halfway between Brighton and Chichester situated close to the A259 within 2 miles to the centre of Worthing and a quarter of a mile from Goring railway station. It can easily be reached from the A24 and A27.

* Goring Hall Hospital work closely with the Goring and Ilex conservation group. Please can we ask that patients do not park on Bridle Way and use the customer car park.

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