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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.

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About us

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.

Notice From Goring Hall Hospital
Throughout the first few months of 2024, we are undergoing work internal and external development to the hospital and grounds.

We are upgrading some of our Ilex Ward Rooms, and our public toilets we are also building a new car park with 35 spaces, electrical charging points and a bicycle shed.

During this time there will be periods of noise which we are unable to avoid.  We are working with the teams of Contractors to keep this noise to a minimum.

We apologise in advance for any disruption and inconvenience this may cause and thank you for your understanding whilst these upgrades take place.


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

Contact numbers


Department  Contact Number  Department opening times
Outpatients’ reception  01903 707 326  8am till 8pm
 Imaging reception  01903 707 263  8am till 6pm
 Physiotherapy  01903 707 389  8am till 2pm
 Pre-Assessment  01903 707 354  9am till 5pm
 24 hour payments  0330 0080457  24 hours
Ilex Ward 01903 707359 or 01903 707360 24 hours (visiting hours 9am till 12pm and 2pm till 8pm)
Highdown Day Surgery Suite 01903 707213 or 01903 707251 Opens at 7:30am and close times dependant on theatre lists running on the day. No visiting due to privacy.

Patient satisfaction

Our latest Patient Satisfaction scores*

  • 96% of patients said their overall experience of our service was good or very good
  • 97.6% of patients said they would be extremely likely or likely to recommend their consultant to their friends or family
  • 96.1% of patients said their 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.


At Goring Hall Hospital we are continuously aiming to improve. From industry recognition to community honors, discover the awards that highlight our commitment to excellence and innovation. Explore our accolades below and be assured that you are in good hands. 

Reputation 800 Award 2024 - The 800 Award is one of the highest achievements a business can earn. Winners on the 2024 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.

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I Want Great Care - Certificate of Excellence 2024  - awarded to hospitals who receive consistently outstanding patient feedback throughout the year.

iWGC certificate 2024

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

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

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National Joint registry (NJR) gold award for capturing 99% of data outcomes for joint replacement surgery

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

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    Your private healthcare journey

    Every stage of your care with us, from diagnosis to recovery, is focused on you. We want to give you the best possible experience, with fast access to treatments and no waiting lists

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    We work with leading consultants offering NHS and private treatments across a wide range of medical services

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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.

Frequently asked questions and other useful information

We want to make it as easy as possible for you to find the information you need, so we've gathered a list of frequently asked questions about our hospitals and services

  • We offer flexible payment options via Chrysalis Finance, making private healthcare more affordable than you'd think. You can find more details here.

  • You will need to call the hospital you have booked your appointment with. To do this, you can find the phone number to your hospital on your appointment letter. 

  • Please call the hospital where the patient is admitted, press zero for switchboard, and they will transfer your call to the patient’s room, or put you in touch with a nurse or a ward.
  • Yes, our hospitals have free WiFi access for our patients and visitors. 
  • Once your appointment is booked, you can request to receive a confirmation email or letter with all the necessary information. To find the confirmation email, please search your email inbox for any message from [email protected].

    You will also receive a text reminder 48 hours prior to your appointment with all the details you need. Please note that this will not be sent if the appointment is booked within 48 hours of the appointment date.

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Our reviews. What our patients say More reviews

  • Rating: 5 stars

    Everyone was approachable and totally engaged. They made sure you were comfortable at every stage.

    Helen - Google review
  • Rating: 5 stars

    Nice helpful staff and very informative. Very reassuring.

    John - Google review
  • Rating: 5 stars

    Lovely, thoughtful care. Provided exactly what was required and complimented my out patient care.

    Martyn - Google review
  • Rating: 5 stars

    Can always attend Goring Hall safe in the knowledge that I am treated with respect and utter professionalism.

    Vivienne - Google review

More about Goring Hall Hospital

    • Patient events 

      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

    • An Overview of the facilities at our hospital 

      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 anaesthetic 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.

    • 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

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