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Three Shires Hospital

Situated within the grounds of St Andrews Hospital, Three Shires Hospital offers treatments and services for those who live in Northampton and further afield.

The Three Shires Hospital also has access to some of the latest technology and equipment, including:

  • 14 consulting rooms
  • 49 patient rooms with ensuite facilities
  • MRI
  • Minor procedures room
  • Three operating theatres (two with laminar flow ultra clean air systems)
  • Physiotherapy suite with gymnasium (including Gait scanner and Cybex machine)
  • General radiology and ultrasound
  • Dedicated ophthalmology and ENT rooms
  • Audiology booth
  • Dedicated oncology unit

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

Three Shires is a private hospital located in the beautiful grounds of St Andrews in Northampton. Our patients can feel relaxed and at ease walking through the peaceful surroundings before entering the hospital and being welcomed by one of our friendly receptionists who will be happy to direct you to the correct department.

Three Shires prides itself on its high standards of quality care and we are delighted to have been recognised as ‘Good’ by the Care Quality Commission with an ‘Outstanding’ rating awarded in 2019 for our Imaging and Diagnostics services. Our Consultant Specialists are supported by a team of caring and professional medical staff, with dedicated nursing teams and a Resident Medical Officer on duty 24 hours a day, providing care within a friendly and comfortable environment.

Three Shires Hospital offers patients fast and easy access to treatment for over 33 different specialties and we currently have over 139 Consultants who choose to practice here. Our facilities, combined with modern technology and on-site support services, enable our consultants to undertake a wide range of procedures from routine investigations to complex surgery. Our facilities and services include:


  • 14 consulting rooms
  • 49 patient rooms with en-suite facilities
  • 3 operating theatres (2 with laminar flow ultra clean air systems)
  • Dedicated pre-op assessment rooms
  • JAG (Joint Advisory Group) accredited endoscopy suite
  • Minor procedures room
  • Physiotherapy suite with gymnasium (including Gait scanner)
  • General radiology, fluoroscopy and ultrasound
  • MRI
  • Macmillan Accredited Cancer Care Suite with private pod rooms
  • Dedicated ophthalmology and ENT rooms
  • Audiology booth
  • Ambulatory care bay
  • Discharge lounge


  • Women’s health services
  • Men’s health services
  • Nurse led bladder scanning sessions
  • Hand therapy
  • Pain Injection Clinic
  • Outpatient, Day case and inpatient treatment for over 33 specialties

Three Shires is also exceptionally proud to provide onsite access to an Imaging and Diagnostics service which at the beginning of 2019 was recognised as Outstanding by the CQC. [email protected] is located within the hospital and the team works very closely with the Outpatient and theatre teams to ensure our patients journey is as smooth and stress-free as possible. Our on-site Imaging facilities include:

  • 2 digital x-ray rooms
  • MRI scanning including dynamic and contrast MRI examinations
  • Ultrasound - Diagnostic and Interventional
  • Fluoroscopy

Three Shires Hospital has 49 beds and all rooms offer the privacy and comfort of en-suite facilities, satellite TV and telephone. The hospital has three theatres, an endoscopy and minor procedures room and an ambulatory care unit.

We also have a Macmillan accredited oncology suite providing patients with a relaxed environment with individual patient rooms and dedicated pod rooms.

Department Contact Number
Imaging 01604 885002
Physiotherapy 01604 885033/885029
Outpatient Booking 01604 885003
Outpatient Fax 01604 885001

Our latest Patient Satisfaction scores*

  • 98.9% Patients said their overalll experience of our service was good or very good 
  • 98.9% of patients said the quality of their care was very good, or excellent
  • 99.1% Patients said their overalll 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 2021, The Three Shires Hospital received 1,726 completed Inpatient/Day Case patient surveys

Medication prescribed for NHS patients receiving treatment or consultations at Three Shires 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. Healthcare 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 Anal Procedures Clinic
  • Adult Colorectal Clinic
  • Adult Foot and Ankle Clinic
  • Adult Gastroscopy Clinic
  • Adult General Urology Clinic
  • Adult Gynaecology Clinic
  • Adult Hand and Wrist Clinic
  • Adult Hernia Repair Clinic
  • Adult Hip Clinic
  • Adult Lumps and Bumps Surgery Clinic
  • Adult Oral and Maxillo Facial Clinic
  • Adult Podiatry Surgery Clinic
  • Adult Shoulder and Elbow Clinic
  • Adult Spinal Clinic

Specialists at Three Shires Hospital

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Dr Alvin Lee

Consultant Dermatologist

M.B.B.S. (HK), M.Sc. (Lond.), PGDPD (Card.), DTM&H (Lond.), PGDipDerm (Glas.), M.R.C.P. (UK) (Dermatology)

The Winterbourne Hospital 2 more The Meriden Hospital Three Shires Hospital

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Mr John Evans

Consultant Surgeon

MB BS (London), MD (Leicester), FRCS (Eng)

Three Shires Hospital

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Dr Udaya Chakka

Consultant in Pain medicine & Anaesthetics


The Meriden Hospital 1 more Three Shires Hospital

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Mr Shabin Joshi

Consultant Neurosurgeon & Spinal Surgeon

MB BS, FRCS (Ed), FRCS (Surgical Neurology), CCT (Neurosurgery)

The Droitwich Spa Hospital 2 more The Meriden Hospital Three Shires Hospital

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Mr Arul Ramasamy

Consultant Foot and Ankle Surgeon

MA(Cantab), PhD, Dip Sports Med, MFSEM, DMCC, PGCert Ed, FRCS(Tr+Orth)

The Saxon Clinic 1 more Three Shires Hospital

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Mr Simon West

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

MB BCh, FRCS (Edin), FRCS (Tr & Orth)

Three Shires Hospital

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How to get to us and find the hospital

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From the M1, leave at junction 15, onto the A508 which joins the A45 Northampton Bypass, following the red sign, 'H, AE', leaving the bypass as instructed by these signs. Turn right at the traffic lights into Cliftonville Road. Continue past the Northampton General Hospital on your left, turning right into The Avenue. The hospital is on the right through the gates, and follow the signs.
Disabled parking is available by the entrance to the hospital.

Regular bus services run along the Billing Road and Cliftonville. See and for timetables.

The nearest station is Northampton serviced by Silverlink from London Euston. Taxis are available.
Parking is Free for all patients and visitors to Three Shires Hospital.

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