Following the lifting of restrictions by the Government, we would like to reassure all our patients that the way we interact with you will not be changing. All staff and consultants will continue to wear face coverings and maintain social distancing, and we require our patients and visitors to do the same, so that we are all protected.

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Oaks Private Hospital, Essex


We know what matters when choosing a hospital for your treatment

Healthcare close to home

Located conveniently on the outskirts of Colchester, the hospital opened on this site in 1994, with plenty of free parking for patients. 

Care from a leading expert

All of our Consultants undergo rigorous vetting procedures, ensuring only those who are qualified and experienced are granted practising privileges which are reviewed on a regular basis. Our consultants are supported by a team of highly experienced and friendly nursing staff who have your care and comfort as their highest priority. You also have the reassurance that a Resident Doctor is available 24 hours a day.

Excellent outcomes

We pride ourselves on our excellent surgical outcomes and were highly ranked for hernia surgery in the 2015/16 Patient Recorded Outcome Measures (PROMS) published annually by the NHS. We are also renowned for our friendly and personalised care, with majority of our patients saying they would recommend us to their family or friends.   

Advanced technology

By investing in the latest advanced medical technology, we can offer a wide range of treatments and services. Our 11-bay Ambulatory Care Unit is fully equipped to cater for patients undergoing short surgical procedures where a bedroom or overnight stay is not required. This facility ensures patients spend a reduced amount of time at the hospital, where clinically appropriate, and can return to their normal activities as soon as possible. 

Infection control

The hospital is strictly regulated and audited by the Care Quality Commission, the governing body responsible for maintaining standards in healthcare. We are a fully equipped hospital with 24/7 care and NO reported MRSA in over six years, to find out more please download our 2016/17 Quality Account.  We have years’ of experience and are also part of Ramsay Health Care, an Australian company with over 200 hospitals located across the world and the UK. 

Comprehensive range of treatments

We offer a full range of hospital services and treatments including diagnostics, orthopaedics, general surgery, men and women's health as well a specialist services such as cancer care, Private GP services and cosmetic surgery. Diagnostic facilities include an ultrasound room, large x-ray department and mobile MRI and CT scanning facilities. We also have an onsite Physiotherapy Department with chartered physiotherapists and a fully equipped gymnasium. Please see Our Treatments for a full list.

Your own room

We have 57 bedrooms, including three twin-bedded rooms, all with en-suite facilities to ensure complete privacy throughout your stay. Having your own room means you can have privacy when you want it, although the Oaks Hospital has open visiting hours, so your family and friends can see you whenever you want company. Meals are served in your room and comprise a superb selection of dishes, all freshly prepared. 

Approved by all the major health insurers

We work alongside all of the major health insurers including BUPA, AXA-PPP, Aviva, Vitality Health, WPA and Cigna. So, just remember to tell your GP you have private health insurance and ask to be referred to Oaks Hospital.

Competitive self-pay prices

We offer competitive all-inclusive prices, wherever possible, designed to cover all nursing and medical care, the hospital stay and consultants’ fees. This gives you the peace of mind of knowing that the confirmed price is all you’ll ever pay as everything you need is covered.

Hassle-free appointments

Our friendly Appointment Finder team are on hand to help find the most appropriate expert and soonest available appointment for you. And, you don’t always need a referral from you GP, particularly if you are paying for yourself. Just call us on 01206 753245.

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