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The Duchy Hospital

The Duchy Hospital offers treatments and services for those who live in Harrogate, and further afield

Latest advice for patients attending appointments

Our hospitals remain open and treating patients. We’re working hard to keep our services up and running and have added additional safety measures and checks to help protect our patients and staff. You can continue to book new consultations with us, and please assume existing appointments are going ahead unless you hear from us otherwise.

Find out more about additional safety measures we've implemented and what to expect when visiting hospital.

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

The Duchy Hospital has 27 beds.

All our patient bedrooms have en-suite facilities, with either a bath or shower, nurse call system, TV and telephone. We have ample car parking adjacent to the hospital.

Our catering service provides for an extensive choice of dishes, with all special dietary requirements catered for

Visitors may come and go as they please, with no restriction on visiting hours (subject to medical considerations).

We are proud of our facility and the services we offer, and having been established in Harrogate since 1959, our customer demand has led to our success as one of the leading private healthcare providers in the area.

Our latest Patient Satisfaction scores*

  • 99.6% of patients said they were likely or extremely likely to recommend us to their friends and family
  • 98.8% of patients said the quality of their care was very good, or excellent
  • 92.9% 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 Duchy Hospital received 354 long form patient questionnaires.

Did you know that you can be treated at The Duchy 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 Duchy Hospital are:

  • Colonoscopy Service
  • Gastroscopy Service
  • Colonoscopy Clinic
  • Gastroscopy Clinic
  • Hernia Repair Clinic
  • Spinal Service
  • Hand & Wrist Clinic
  • Hip Clinic
  • Knee Clinic
  • Knee Ligament / ACL Clinic
  • Shoulder & Elbow Clinic
  • General Urology Clinic

Medication prescribed for NHS patients receiving treatment or consultations at The Duchy 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. 

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

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Specialists at The Duchy Hospital

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Mr John Simpson

Consultant General Surgeon

MBchB PHD FRCS_x000D_  

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Mr Isa Edhem

Consultant Urological Surgeon and Hon. Senior Clinical Lecturer

BSc(Hons) MB BS FRCSEd(Urol)

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Dr Gui Tran

Consultant Rheumatologist

BSc (Hons) MBChB (Hons) MRCP (Rheumatology) Post Graduate Diploma Sports and Exercise Medicine (Merit) PhD

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Mr Peter Gerard Reilly

Consultant ENT Surgeon


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How to get to us and find the hospital

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The hospital is situated on Queens Road which can be reached via Otley Road (B6162). From the Prince of Wales roundabout take the third turn on the right.

The hospital is at the bottom of Queens Road on the right-hand side. From Leeds take A61 and after passing the Harrogate sign, turn left at the second roundabout (Prince of Wales) and Queens Road is the third street on the right.

The Metro line between York and Leeds stops in Harrogate. The Bus Station is next to the train station.

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