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Private GP service

At the BMI Shirley Oaks Hospital, we know how busy life can be and how difficult it sometimes is to get a timely GP appointment that suits you and your schedule.

COVID-19 update

Our GP Service is currently unavailable, we hope to be able to open this service again soon.

Our GP Service provides high quality, consistent medical care for you and your whole family. The service is performed by seven local community GPs and operates across BMI Shirley Oaks Hospital, Monday to Saturday each week. 

Your private GP will be a highly qualified general practitioner who will get to know you well. At each appointment you will have the time to talk through all your needs and concerns in detail. Your private GP will take a proactive and complete approach to your health, offering personal, confidential advice. Should you need it, your GP can make an immediate referral to consultants and specialists at the hospital.

The service is suitable for the whole family, covering both adult and paediatric medicine. We only see patients over the age of 3 years old.

Driving and overseas visas medicals are amongst the range of services offered. Please call for further information.

Whether you just need more time, a convenient appointment, or you want a second or private opinion, our private GP service is there for you.

Our GP service aims to provide patients with:

  • Fast, direct access to a local community GP
  • Appointment times to suit you
  • High quality, personal medical care and assessment
  • Fast onward referrals to specialist consultants and hospital facilities e.g. x-ray, MRI and blood tests
  • The service is also available to visiting family and friends; you don’t need to be registered locally to access the service.

Hours of service

Monday 12:00 – 12:40 
Tuesday pm 15:15 – 16:15
Wednesday 12:00 – 13:00
Thursday 10:00 – 13:00 & 17:00 – 18:00
Friday 14:00 – 16:30 & 17:00 – 19:00 
Saturday 9:00 – 12:00


BMI Shirley Oaks Hospital, Poppy Lane, Shirley Oaks Village, Croydon, Surrey CR9 8AB


New appointment - £65
Follow-up appointment - £110

All appointments are up to 20 minutes in duration as required.

If your private GP recommends that you have additional tests or investigations, please remember that these will be charged in addition to the appointment fees mentioned above.

All charges are payable at the time of attendance and can be paid by cash, cheque, credit or debit card or the BMI Card. 

Making an appointment

Please call us on 020 8655 5500 to book an appointment or for further information. We can take your calls Monday to Friday from 8.30am to 8.30pm.

Self pay and insured patients are welcome. If you have health insurance and think you may be covered for a private GP service, please check with your insurer to confirm this before arrival.

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Ways to pay

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Pay for yourself

Pay for yourself with our fixed price packages. This includes your pre-assessment, treatment, follow-ups and six months of aftercare.

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Pay with health insurance

We are widely recognised by health insurers. Ask your insurer about your cover and for an insurer pre-authorisation code.

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Spread the cost

Pay for yourself with monthly repayments spread over 12 months, interest-free (terms and conditions apply)

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