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International patient healthcare in East London

The London Independent Hospital in East London has a wealth of experience in treating patients from around the world.

The London Independent Hospital in East London has a wealth of experience in treating patients from around the world.

Private International Patient Healthcare in East London

We are able to assist all international patients with, the referral process including clinical opinions, cost estimates for treatment, accommodation and local travel arrangements.

We also provide interpreting services across a number of languages including, Arabic, Russian, Greek, Mandarin and Cantonese. In addition, the clinical and support teams at the hospital all receive cultural awareness training in order to provide the appropriate levels of care for such patients.

In line with its international reputation, the hospital has made significant enhancements to offer a more tailored service that meets cultural needs and delivers a premium experience for this discerning market, including:

  • Complimentary private car transfers for all government/corporate sponsored patients
  • End-to-end case management via our dedicated international liaison team
  • Complimentary interpreter services as listed above
  • Complimentary companion accommodation
  • Multi-faith prayer room
  • International television channels and complimentary WiFi
  • Premium dining – enhanced menus tailored to different nationalities

The London Independent Hospital has been treating patients at the highest levels of complexity for over 30 years and is well-equipped to meet the demands of patients seeking internationally renowned expertise.

Private International Patient Healthcare Facilities in East London

Advanced on-site imaging centre, including cardiac CT, MRI and nuclear imaging

  • 3 operating theatres
  • Intensive care unit, including private rooms
  • Endoscopy suite
  • Newly renovated en-suite bedrooms

The hospital covers complex treatments and procedures across a range of specialties, many of which attract international referrals including:

  • Orthopaedics
  • Cardiology and cardiac surgery
  • Nephrology
  • Renal transplant and dialysis access
  • Neurosurgery
  • Colorectal surgery and gastroenterology
  • Internal medicine
  • Vascular surgery

Whether patients are being funded by their government, international medical insurance or are paying for their own treatment in the UK, they will be supported by our highly trained international patient co-coordinators, consultants, nurses and other hospital staff.

From initial contact, right through to discharge, our experienced, caring team manage the entire patient journey. After leaving us, we extend our services when patients return to their home countries and remain in contact to provide any advice if necessary.

Direct admissions from overseas

The London Independent Hospital regularly receives urgent referrals for critically ill patients at the highest levels of complexity, including international emergency medical evacuations and transfers from hospitals around the world.

As an experienced provider of acute direct admission services, our team is able to mobilise multiple specialist consultants and hospital critical care teams at short notice, and respond to the demands associated with this type of referral.

We provide bespoke case management for such referrals, whether government sponsored, insured or self-pay. Working closely with all major air ambulance providers and ground services, we ensure a streamlined journey into our Critical Care Unit.

Our level 3 Critical Care Facility is equipped with isolation pods to safely accommodate patients with potential infection risk and our units are run by a 24/7 team of specialist intensive care consultants.

We are able to accept direct admissions for patients across a number of areas, including:

  • Trauma (e.g. road traffic accidents, injuries from conflict and workplace accidents)
  • Neurologically compromised patients
  • Cardiac
  • Weaning from mechanical ventilation

Find out more about the international service at The London Independent Hospital in the video below.

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.