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The Alexandra Hospital

The Alexandra Hospital offers private treatments and services for those who live in Manchester, Stockport and Cheshire.

Latest advice for patients attending appointments

We see children from 0-18 years through our outpatient services, and from 3-18 years for day-case and inpatient procedures.

Unfortunately there are still visiting restricting in place, to learn more about our current visiting restrictions, please contact the ward(s). We would also ask that you only have one companion accompanying you for any outpatient appointment.

Some of the main private treatments offered at The Alexandra Hospital in Manchester include:

The hospital also has access to some of the latest technology and equipment, including:

  • 45 consulting rooms
  • Diagnostic imaging, x-ray, ultrasound, 360-slice CT, 1.5T MRI, 3T MRI, digital mammography, nuclear medicine
  • Hybrid cardiac catheterisation and electrophysiology laboratory
  • Physiotherapy and sports injuries
  • Endoscopy suite
  • Women's health unit
  • Eight operating theatres
  • Five-bed critical care unit
  • Level 3 critical care unit
  • Private walk-in centre/urgent care centre
  • Minor procedures unit
  • Dedicated orthopaedic unit

BMI Healthcare is proud to have joined forces with Circle Health Group in January 2020. The Alexandra Hospital is benefitting from a major £250m national investment programme in facilities, technology and people.

At The Alexandra Hospital we have access to modern equipment and private facilities for patients in Manchester, Stockport and Cheshire.

On arrival at The Alexandra Hospital you will be welcomed by our friendly concierge who will be more than happy to assist you during your stay with us.

We offer a wide range of services including orthopaedic surgery, spinal surgery, neurosurgery, cardiology and cancer care, as well as a Private Walk-in Centre and a private GP service.

The hospital has 128 beds, with all rooms offering the privacy and comfort of en-suite facilities and satellite TV.

The Alexandra Hospital opened in 1981 and has earned an international reputation for safe and effective outcomes across a wide range of treatments, from complex cardiac cases to minor surgery.

Today over 600 Consultants choose to practice from the hospital, many of whom hold teaching responsibilities and are renowned for their experience, attracting patients worldwide.

We continually invest in our facilities and have committed to an £8 million investment over the next six months, bringing us to a total investment of £18 million over the last five years.

The program includes an additional MRI scanner, full refurbishment of the reception and outpatient areas, a brand-new hybrid cardiac theatre which can be used for interventional diagnostics or as a traditional operating theatre, and a range of new equipment for the hospital's seven operating theatres.

We provide the reassurance of onsite intensive care facilities at a level above most private hospitals, should they be required. With a team of resident doctors available 24 hours a day, our hospital provides an ideal environment to ensure patients are safe and cared for at all times.

We also offer free parking onsite including disabled spaces, a restaurant and a pharmacy.

Department Contact Number
Appointments 0161 495 7000
Physiotherapy 0161 495 7034
Imaging 0161 495 7039
MRI 0161 495 6891 or 6892
Cardiology 0161 495 6880

Our latest Patient Satisfaction scores*

  • 97.3% of patients said they were likely or extremely likely to recommend us to their friends and family
  • 96.9% of patients said the quality of their care was very good, or excellent
  • 94.6% of patients said their expectations were met or exceeded

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 2020, The Alexandra Hospital received 3,447 long form patient questionnaires.

Did you know that you can be treated at The Alexandra Hospital as an NHS patient too? We offer a range of clinics through the e-Referral System, a service which allows you to decide where you receive your treatment. Clinics available through the e-Referral System at The Alexandra Hospital are:

  • Orthopaedic surgery:
    Hand, wrist, hip, knee
  • General surgery
  • Diagnostic endoscopy:
    Upper and Lower GI

Our convenient location means that you can be assured that you have access to the highest standard of care from wherever you live in the Manchester or Cheshire area.

Medication prescribed for NHS patients receiving treatment or consultations at The Alexandra 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 e-Referral System 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.

Please note these clinics are only available for those over the age of 18 years, other exclusions do apply.

Discover our fixed price packages which include an initial consultation, treatment and aftercare.

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How to get to us and find the hospital

At The Alexandra Hospital we have access to modern equipment and private facilities for patients in Manchester, Stockport and Cheshire.

Find us on Google Maps

From the South (Cheshire, Staffordshire) Using M6: Leave the M6 northbound at J19, follow the signs for A556 Manchester Airport. Follow the A556 for about 4 miles until you reach the major roundabout junction with the M56. Follow the M56 eastbound in the direction of Stockport and airport.

†Continue past the Airport exit, then turn off at J3 (follow the signs for M60 S E, Stockport) which eventually leads onto the M60. Take the exit at J1 signed A34 Manchester City Centre and Didsbury. Get into the right-hand lane, turn right at the traffic lights by the Gateway pub onto Manchester Road. The Alexandra Hospital is about 800 yards on the right.

From the North (Lancashire) - Using M6: Follow the M6 southbound towards Birmingham. Take the exit at J20a, follow the signs for the M56. Follow the M56 eastbound, direction of Stockport and Manchester Airport. Then follow the directions from† (see above).

From Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Victoria or Stockport railway stations, take a taxi or bus to the hospital. The nearest main line railway station is Stockport. For further information, please contact train enquiries on 0845 748 4950.

For bus enquiries, please call 0871 200 2233.

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