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General medical treatment in Canterbury

At The Chaucer Hospital we offer Private General Medical Treatment to patients based in Canterbury, Faversham and Dover.

At The Chaucer Hospital we offer Private General Medical Treatment to patients based in Canterbury, Faversham and Dover.

The Chaucer Hospital is found in the historic city of Canterbury, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the English county of Kent. Our patients come to us from local areas such as Faversham, Thanet, Herne Bay and Whitstable, as well as Deal, Wye, Ashford and Maidstone. Our expert consultants, world-class facilities and truly compassionate team also attract people from further afield, across the UK and even abroad.

Many people benefit from a hospital stay whilst recovering from an illness, during certain treatments or before/ after an operation.

Private General Medical Treatment in Canterbury

You can opt to be transferred from their current hospital to convalesce at The Chaucer Hospital.*

We offer respite packages to give you and your family peace of mind and extra support when you need it.

Benefits of Private General Medical Treatment in Canterbury

  • Avoid the stress of having to arrive for early morning appointments
  • Know that you, or your loved one, is in safe hands
  • Be reassured that dedicated care is available around the clock, if needed

Respite private packages include:

  • A private bedroom with en-suite, TV and WiFi
  • Consultant-led service from a multi-disciplinary team
  • Personalised care from dedicated nurses and care assistants
  • All catering and meals

Optional add-ons

  • Physiotherapy sessions
  • Medical tests (including blood tests)
  • Diagnostics and scans

Prices for an overnight stay start from just £100.

*Patients must meet specific criteria to be admitted for this service

Payment Options

Accessing private healthcare is easy, whether you choose to pay directly or use private medical insurance.

If you are paying for yourself, we can usually offer an upfront cost which you can then choose to pay in full or access one of our easy payment options.

If you have insurance, we can arrange direct settlement with your insurance provider, although you should check in advance to see if your treatment is covered. For more information, visit our private medical insurance page.

Terms and conditions

*We do not accept admissions for any person under the age of 18 years old. There are various medical conditions that we are unable to accept. The nurse will ask you questions over the phone to ensure it is suitable for you to be admitted into hospital.

**Please check the cover detail of your insurance policy with your insurer directly.

***Our fixed price pay for yourself package includes accommodation, daily consultant visits, nursing care, low cost drugs and pathology, and access to some other healthcare professionals such as physiotherapists. The price does not include the initial consultant fee, imaging and diagnostics, high cost drugs and pathology and consultations, care or treatment provided by other specialist consultants. For patients paying for themselves, we will ask for your credit card details upon admission to act as a holding deposit.