The Royal Wolverhampton Hospitals NHS Trust offers a range of
facilities for paying patients.
Consultations and treatment are offered as outlined below
Please note - priority is always given to
patients whose clinical condition requires them to be cared for in
a single room. Should the room you have paid for be required
for another patient on medical grounds you will be moved to another
bed and will only be charged for the time you had the bed
Options 2 and 3 are available for outpatient consultations, daycase
and inpatient procedures and any investigations necessary to
support treatment. Charges are made up of a hospital fee which
covers the whole episode of treatment unless otherwise stated.
Consultant fees, including anaesthetist, radiologist, and any other
specialist who may be involved in the treatment. There may be
additional charges for certain drugs, implants / prosthesis and
Radiology – the Radiology Department offers a comprehensive
private service. Details can be found at www.nximaging.com
Maternity Services – Midland Pregnancy Health Services offers a
range of obstetric services please click here for further details.
If you start your treatment as a private patient it is possible
to transfer to the NHS list at a later stage. You will need to
discuss the implications for your treatment and the waiting times
for appointments with your consultant.
Overseas visitors are not routinely entitled to free treatment.
There are some exceptions –
If you require emergency treatment in an Accident and emergency
Department this is free of charge, however you will be charged for
any admissions to hospital or follow up outpatient
Visitors from European Union member states are entitled to free
healthcare under the reciprocal agreement. You will be asked to
provide details of your home address
There are some other countries with whom the England has reciprocal
agreements to offer free treatment. If you think this applies to
you please ask your GP at the time of referral
Asylum seekers are entitled to free healthcare on production of the
correct home office documentation.
It is a legal requirement for all hospitals to identify
overseas visitors and confirm eligibility to treatment before the
Subject to confirmation of identity and upon receipt of written
request the following information from Health Records is available.
All fees are inclusive of postage and packing
1. Access to Health Records £50.00
2. Time of birth £15.00
3. Insurance claim forms £15.00
4. X-Rays (provided on CD Rom) £25.00 each
5. Private sickness certificate
For further information please contact the Paying Patients
Department on 01902 695546 or alternatively click here for a downloadable
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