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The Chiltern Hospital

The Chiltern Hospital offers treatments and services for those who live in Great Missenden and further afield.

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4.6 star rating by Google reviews

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About us

The Chiltern Hospital is a modern, fully equipped hospital allowing fast access to specialised diagnostics like blood tests, X-rays and scans.

The hospital located in South Buckinghamshire is sat within 18 acres of private grounds including a 9 hole golf course. It has 2 wards comprising of 66 beds, 3 operating theatres, minor ops room, JAG accredited Endoscopy Suite, Cancer Care Unit and a large Physiotherapy Unit for post-surgery convalescence.

The Chiltern hospital has a state-of-the art Imaging Department with a brand new GE CT scanner.

We also have 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.

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

Patient satisfaction

Our latest Patient Satisfaction scores*

  • 97.9% of patients said their overall experience of our service was good, or very good
  • 97.3% of patients said the quality of their care was very good, or excellent
  • 97.0% of patients said their overall experience of 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 Chiltern Hospital received 2391 completed Inpatient/Day Case patient surveys.

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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



From London:

Leave the M40 at Junction 2.Take the A355 to Beaconsfield.Once in Beaconsfield follow the signs for Amersham on the A355.At the main roundabout take the A413 towards Great Missenden. After a dual carriageway section, The Chiltern Hospital is on the left after passing under a bridge.

From Aylesbury:

Take the A413 heading towards Wendover and Great Missenden. After the roundabout which is signposted 'Chesham' to the left, take the next right. he Hospital is on the left.

From Hemel Hempstead/Watford:

Take the A41 towards Aylesbury and exit at the Chesham junction. At the first roundabout turn right onto the A416 to Chesham. Passing through Ashley Green at the next roundabout turn left. Take the second exit at the next roundabout, and straight over the following one. At the next roundabout, double back on yourself and take the first road on the left, the B485 to Great Missenden. Continue until you reach a roundabout and turn left, onto the A413. The hospital is on the right after approx 0.5 miles.


The nearest station is Great Missenden on the Chiltern Line out of Marylebone, London.

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

    The hospital appeared clean and efficient. The staff were professional, knowledgeable and friendly. I always felt as if everyone was acting in my best interests.

    Anna - Google review
  • Rating: 5 stars

    Great care by great people, from surgery and theatre, the ward and physio. Thank you all.

    Frank - Google review
  • Rating: 5 stars

    Great care given at all times during my stay by all staff at Chiltern Hospital

    Sandy - Google review
  • Rating: 5 stars

    Admitted for replacement knee surgery on 4th November 23 discharged 7th November what a fantastic experience I was treated exceptionally well by all staff it's very difficult to truly find adequate words to praise the Chiltern Hospital accurately. Thank you all so very much you truly are wonderful .

    Simon - Google review

More about The Chiltern Hospital

    • An Overview of the facilities at our hospital 

      The Chiltern Hospital has 66 bedrooms with the majority offering the privacy and comfort of ensuite facilities.
      The hospital also has three theatres, as well as an Endoscopy suite, CT and MRI Scanner, 13 consulting rooms, which includes a dedicated ENT and Ophthalmology rooms. The hospital also has its own physiotherapy department and rehabilitation gym.

      These facilities combined 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 Officers on duty 24 hours a day, providing care within a friendly and comfortable environment.

      Patient care is undeniably our first concern. Our dedicated nursing staff provide professional care within a friendly and comfortable environment, helping to ensure that coming into hospital is a more pleasurable and less anxious time for you and your family. Comfort is assured with our bedrooms offering privacy while providing immediate access to nursing support.

      All rooms have free WiFi access and radio, with the majority of rooms offering en-suite facilities. The hospital prides itself on quality meals and service, with menus tailored to individual preferences and dietary needs.

      Paying for treatment
      All patients are welcome - whether they choose to pay directly for their treatment or by using their private medical insurance. We arrange direct settlement with insurance companies, but patients should pre-check their level of cover. For self-paying patients we accept a number of payment methods.

      If you'd like to know more about the services that the centre offers, please call 01494 854634 or enquire online.

    • Medication prescribed for NHS patients receiving treatment or consultations at The Chiltern 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 gynaecology
      • Adult hernia repair
      • Adult knee
      • Adult lumps and bumps
      • Adult general ENT
      • Adult hip
      • Adult general urology
      • Adult hand & wrist
      • Adult pain management
      • Adult cholecystectomy
      • Adult shoulder & elbow

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