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Healthcare Professionals

A warm welcome to our dedicated hub for healthcare professionals and GPs

A new way of thinking in healthcare

Our aim is for you and your patients to have the best possible experience in a safe and caring hospital environment.

As one of the first private hospitals in the UK where 100% of the shares are owned by an NHS Trust, we are unique as a private healthcare provider. We re-invest all profits back into The Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust for the benefit of all patients.

We are constantly reviewing the way we work with you and have created this section of our website to help you work efficiently and effectively with Sulis Hospital.

Here’s a snapshot of how we can help you and your practice:

Our friendly GP & AHP partnership team can answer any questions specific to your practice. Whether you have a question about the e-Referral process, would like more details about our consultants, or if you need to check a guide price for self-pay treatments, we are here to help.

We can provide simple patient information leaflets for your practice with links to the latest guide prices and advice on how to access private care.

Physiotherapy protocols can be found in the accordion below.

Chat to us on 01225 985 200 or email gp.bath@sulishospital.com

Private patient advisors: For all private insurance and self-funded patient queries 01761 422288

NHS e-Referrals and appointment team: Bookings team 01225 985 200

Radiology department 01761 422250

Physiotherapy department 01761 422388

Pre-Assessment nurses 01761 422200

Out of hours RMO 01761 422205

Sulis Hospital Bath, Foxcote Avenue, Peasedown St John, Bath BA2 8SQ

Private patient enquiries sulis.bath-private@nhs.net

NHS patient enquiries patient.administrators@sulishospital.com

Pre-Op clinic sulis.bath-preop@nhs.net

Radiology NHS referrals sulis.radiology@nhs.net

Radiology general enquiries radiology@sulishospital.com

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For private patient referrals

Our private patient advisors are available to help you and your patients on 01761 422288 or email enquiries@sulishospital.com

They are based locally in the hospital and have a good knowledge of the specialties, consultants, procedures and services available at Sulis Hospital Bath.

Sending a referral

If you know the name of the consultant you are referring to please send a named referral to the clinician at Sulis Hospital Bath.

Generic referrals for a specialty will be managed by our private patient advisors. If you’re not sure how to refer your patient, simply call us and we will help you.

Referrals can be sent by:

Post
Named Consultant /Private Patient Advisor
Sulis Hospital Bath, Foxcote Avenue, Peasedown St John,
Bath BA2 8SQ

Telephone
01761 422288

Secure Email
sulis.bath-private@nhs.net


For NHS patient referrals

Please refer all NHS patients via the e-Referral system. We are not able to accept paper referrals for NHS patients.

GP centre events

Most of our educational evenings are organised in conjunction with BGPERT. If you are not a member of BGPERT please reserve your complimentary places by emailing gp.bath@sulishospital.com

Here are some other key details about the evening events:

  • Complimentary food and refreshments from 19:00 with talks starting at 19:15
  • CPD credited events.
  • Free parking on-site.
  • Limited places available. Advance booking is required.

Wednesday 11th January 2022 - Joint injection training

6:30 pm dinner and registration. 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm training.

Speakers: Mr Gavin Jennings, Mr John McFarlane, Mr Paul Latimer and Mr Derek Robinson.

Certificates will be provided after training is complete.

Venue: Sulis Hospital

Learning Objectives:
− To increase knowledge in identifying when it is appropriate to use a steroid injection procedure.
− Improve understanding relating to the benefits and risks of performing the procedure.
− Increase confidence and practical skills in joint injection techniques.

Planned events or 2023

28 February 2023 - ENT stations evening - speakers to be confirmed.

GP why refer

Sulis Hospital Bath was set up by clinicians for clinicians to offer the best possible care for patients. Our Executive Board includes consultants from various specialities who with our senior management team make decisions about the running of the hospital. We have a number of committees who feed into Clinical Governance and Risk Management and ultimately the Executive Board to form part of our robust governance structure and a ‘safety first’ culture.

All our consultants who see private patients have been appointed to substantive NHS consultant posts in their medical careers. The majority of our consultants are based at the Royal United Hospital, Bath but we also have doctors from hospitals in Yeovil, Bristol, Swindon and further afield.

The consultants choose to see and treat patients at Sulis Hospital Bath because they believe that their patients will receive outstanding care resulting in the best possible outcomes. Having close working relationships with their colleagues they are able to cross-refer if necessary to the most appropriate consultant colleague. In the unlikely event of a transfer being necessary to an acute trust, your patient will usually be looked after by the same consultant, thereby ensuring continuity of care.

Quality and safety are at the heart of all we do. We have clear governance processes led by the Head of Nursing and Allied Health Professionals with the Clinical Chairman and Hospital Director.

Benefits to the patient

Fast access to consultant specialists.

Fast access to diagnosis and treatment.

High-quality care in an award-winning hospital.

Personalised treatment plans.

Comfortable and safe hospital facilities.

Dedicated teams provide consistency of care.

Enhanced recovery, bespoke to you.

Consultants with substantive NHS practices.

GP centre nhs exclusion criteria

We are unable to see patients:

  • Under the age of 18
  • With serious unstable chronic health conditions
  • With serious unstable recent or current acute health conditions
  • With an ASA score of 3 (who are unstable)

If you are unsure as to whether your patient is suitable to be seen at Sulis Hospital Bath please call our Pre-Assessment Team on 01761 422200

You can download the exclusion criteria here.

For NHS patients further exclusion criteria, set by your CCG, may apply.

GP centre self pay

Sulis Hospital's treatment prices are very competitive but patients may prefer to pay in smaller monthly amounts. We offer flexible payment options through Chrysalis Finance making private healthcare more accessible.

Patients will always receive a fixed all-inclusive price for treatment before being admitted for treatment. The final price may vary according to consultant fees, prosthesis or drugs used, and pre-existing medical conditions which may alter their care pathway.

Initial consultations

Consultations range from £150 to £250. An initial consultation is required before the patient's procedure can be planned.

Self-pay price guides

Patients can access self-pay guide prices here. This is not a definitive list of treatments offered at Sulis Hospital Bath. For a bespoke price please call 01761 422288 or email enquiries@sulishospital.com for an approximate cost of treatment.

How to find us
Just 10 minutes from Bath
The Sulis Hospital Bath,
Foxcote Avenue,
Peasedown St John,
Bath, BA2 8SQ
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By Car

Sulis Hospital is located 6 miles south of Bath city centre. Travelling from Bath, head south west on the A367. After you pass the Audi and Mercedes-Benz dealerships, on your left, take the first exit at the roundabout then turn left into Foxcote Avenue. Sulis Hospital is immediately on your right.

Parking

A visitors' car park is located directly in front of the hospital. This is free of charge to patients and visitors.

By Public Transport

There are regular buses from Bath to Peasedown St John.