A look at Springfield Hospital in Chelmsford


Springfield Hospital opened in 1987 and is one of Essex’s leading private hospitals. It is a 64 bedded unit consisting of fifty eight private bedrooms four of which are two bedded parent and child rooms and a high observation unit with two beds.

Springfield Hospital’s parent company is Ramsay Health Care UK, an Australian company with a network of private hospitals and treatment centres across the country. Springfield Hospital is situated in a semi-rural location on the outskirts of Chelmsford, with attractive landscaped gardens and free parking.

The hospitals activity is predominately elective surgery and currently covers the following specialities:

  • Breast / reconstructive surgery, cosmetic surgery, general surgery,
  • pain management, cardio version, gynaecology, plastic surgery,
  • paediatric, colorectal surgery, laparoscopic, reconstructive surgery,
  • Ophthalmology, spinal surgery, cosmetic surgery, ear, nose and throat, oral maxillo facial, urology, endoscopy, orthopaedic, and vascular.

The hospital also accepts medical and Oncology patients.

Whether you are looking to self-fund your private treatment or you have private medical insurance in place, Springfield hospital will be able to provide you with the consultant and treatment that you need. Consultants have access to 18 private consulting rooms and four minor treatment rooms for outpatient appointments. It is used by over 100 Consultants covering 30 specialities.

NHS Patients can have access to Springfield hospital due to Patient Choice which is a government initiative introduced to give NHS patients more choice about where ,when and what time they are treated. NHS patients in England who require hospital treatment can now choose any participating hospital in the country that can meet their needs. One of the options could be a Ramsay Health Care hospital such as Springfield Hospital in Chelmsford.

Springfield hospital also has an on-site pharmacy which is registered with the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain and provides private prescriptions for outpatients and inpatients. This department also provides support for the Breast Care Unit which offers a holistic approach to the treatment of breast cancer.

As one of the many worries relating to any in-patient or day-patient stay revolves around contracting MRSA, it is reassuring for the patients of Springfield whether as an NHS or Private patient to know that their hospitals and treatment centres have had no reported cases of MRSA bacteremia in the past 6 years

All of the above information is sourced from; http://www.springfieldhospital.co.uk/


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