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The Blackheath Hospital

The Blackheath Hospital offers private treatments and services for those who live in Greenwich, Lewisham and Bexley.

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About us

At Blackheath Hospital we have access to modern equipment and private facilities for patients in Greenwich, Lewisham and Bexley. The specialist facilities available at Blackheath, 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.

Blackheath Hospital has 31 beds with all rooms offering the privacy and comfort of en-suite facilities, satellite TV and telephone. The hospital has 3 lamina flow theatres. There is a 2 bedded high dependency unit.

We Hospital have recently invested £6.5 million into the hospital, to enhance the Outpatients, Wards and Physiotherapy departments along with a new look reception area.  

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 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.

There is immediate access to nursing support via the call system. Our outpatient department has access for some specialties to 'same day' diagnostics, so all undertaken at one visit. 

There are few restrictions on visiting hours and visitors can join patients for morning coffee, lunch, afternoon tea or dinner. Menus change daily.

Our supportive on-site Physiotherapy team are ready and willing to assist outpatients and recovering inpatients.

The hospital provides Level 1 Enhanced Care services as well as a resident medical officer (RMO) who is available 24 hours a day to ensure that patients are safe and cared for at all times. Should your care needs change following surgery or treatment, we may need to transfer you to another hospital. This will either be to an NHS or another Circle hospital. Transfers of care only take place when absolutely necessary.

Prices

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

If you are paying for treatment yourself, we offer flexible payment options to help you spread the cost over months, or even years.

You can use our repayment calculator to find out what these instalments might be.

Patient satisfaction

Our latest Patient Satisfaction scores*

  • 98.5% of patients said their overall experience of our service was good, or very good
  • 97.0% of patients said the quality of their care was very good, or excellent
  • 97.4% 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, The Blackheath Hospital received 3,655 completed Inpatient/Day Case patient surveys.

Awards

At The Blackheath 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.

Association of Perioperative Practice (AfPP) accreditation 2023 -. 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

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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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    Choose your consultant Find the right one for you

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

Where are we? Easy to find and easy to get to Get directions on Google Maps

GOOGLE MAP

Car

Following the A2 route.

Follow from the Central London junction (A2) signposted Central London, Peckham, Greenwich and Blackheath.

Take the first exit at the roundabout and go into the middle lane and through the first set of traffic lights.

At the second set of traffic lights turn left and follow across the heath to the mini roundabout.

Go forward and take the left-hand lane that will take you through the village.

At the top of the hill at the next mini roundabout take the right-hand lane the last exit at the junction (3rd exit) Lee Terrace, the hospital is located on the left- hand side of the road approx. 100 metres. You will pass the exit first.

Following the A20 route.

Follow the A20 onto Eltham Road when you pass the fire station on the right you need to turn right at the traffic lights onto Lee Road (the B212).

This brings you up to a mini roundabout, take the second exit onto Lee Terrace the hospital is located on the left- hand side of the road approx. 100 metres. You will pass the exit first.

THE CAR PARK IS SUBJECT TO PARKING CONTROL AND TO AVOID A PARKING FINE YOU MUST REGISTER YOUR VEHICLE ONTO ONE OF THE TABLETS.

Train

There are frequent trains running approximately every 15-20 minutes in and out of Blackheath station, which is the nearest for the Hospital. There is a 5-minute walk to the main hospital.

When you walk out of the station walk up the hill (right) Tranquil Vale, turn right at the mini roundabout and cross the road to be on the left. The hospital is located 100 metres on the left.

Bus

Buses 108, 89 and 54 stop directly outside the main hospital on Lee Terrace. Bus 202 stops in the village near Independents Road.

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 patients feedback More reviews

  • Rating: 5 stars

    Fantastic hospital. I recently had a rotator cuff repair operation. All the staff were wonderful - very professional and helpful. Everything went very smoothly, and follow-up care has been just as good.

    Jason - Google review
  • Rating: 5 stars

    Highly recommended. Very professional doctors and nurses. Very good hospitality team. Very clean and nice room.

    Krisztina - Google review
  • Rating: 5 stars

    Very friendly, informative and super helpful staff. One of the best services I have used for treatment so far.

    Ray - Google review
  • Rating: 5 stars

    The hospital and ALL staff members were amazing, so friendly and polite and always had a smile they couldn't do enough for you I felt very comfortable and relaxed during my stay honestly couldn't have been a better experience

    Leanne - Google review

More about Blackheath hospital

    • Additional car parking information 

      The main hospital has limited spaces, we would like to advise our patients to use public transport or the alternative parking spaces on Independents Road (just a few minutes walk away) if you are able to do so.

    • An Overview of the facilities at our hospital 

      At The Blackheath Hospital we have access to modern equipment and private facilities for patients in Greenwich, Lewisham and Bexley.

      On arrival at The Blackheath Hospital you will be welcomed by our friendly reception staff. A member of the porter team will take you to your room and explain all of the room facilities to you. We provide a variety of services to make your stay as pleasant as possible. Your care and comfort, together with peace of mind, are our priority.

      We admit patients for a wide range of medical and surgical procedures. All patients are admitted under the care of a Consultant Surgeon or Physician of their choice. The hospital is able to draw on the expertise of these experienced consultants who chose to bring their practice to the hospital.

      The main hospital has 31 beds, with all rooms offering the privacy and comfort of en-suite facilities and satellite TV.

      The excellent facilities include an imaging department and a high dependency unit, which is fully staffed and operational on a 24/7 basis ensuring patients receive the best care possible. The hospital has three main theatres, one minor treatment room and a dedicated Endoscopy Suite.

      Over the years The Blackheath Hospital has received significant investment to expand and upgrade the facility including the opening of the outpatient facility.

      The hospital offers a wide variety of culinary choice from an à la carte menu and all dietary preferences are catered for.

      Visiting hours are flexible and visitors can also enjoy meals in the patient's room.

    • The Blackheath Hospital is a 31 bed acute general hospital situated across two sites in the heart of Blackheath village and is easily accessible from London or the South East.

      The main hospital offers the privacy and comfort of en-suite facilities, satellite TV and telephone. The hospital has 3 theatres, an endoscopy suite with minor theatre and a pharmacy department. The hospital also has an imaging suite with a 1.5t MRI scanner and 64 slice CT scanner. 

      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.

      Medication prescribed for NHS patients receiving treatment or consultations at The Blackheath 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. We 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 large intestine
      • Adult cataract
      • Adult hip
      • Adult general urology
      • Adult gastroscopy
      • Adult surgery for prolapsed intervetebral disc
      • Adult pain management
      • Adult shoulder & elbow
      • Adult vasectomy
      • Adult urology (male and female urology, including prostate surgery)

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