The Portland Hospital, specialising in treatment for women and Children


If you are looking for a private hospital that is dedicated to the treatment of women and children, the internationally renowned Portland Hospital part of the HCA group of hospitals is dedicated to the healthcare of women and children. Situated in Great Portland Street in Central London and specialises in three specific treatment areas; Paediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

The Portland hospital is the largest private children’s hospital in the UK with a 10 bed dedicated intensive care unit, 46 paediatric beds and 155 consultant paediatricians who treat children from new-borns right up to the age of 18.

Delivering over 1600 babies a year, the Portland hospital places great emphasis on providing safe and high quality care for expectant mothers. Offering both consultant and midwife-led care, this specialist private hospital aims to provide women with the all of the support and medical attention that they need during pregnancy , childbirth and beyond. There are 5 en-suite delivery rooms and 18 en-suite bedrooms.

When it comes to the issue of women’s health The Portland have a team of 40 specialist consultants who are supported by nurses, physiotherapists and counsellors and have an emphasis on both privacy and dignity. There are 12 dedicated gynaecology beds.

The Portland has three operating theatres, one emergency operating theatre on the labour ward and an onsite Adult High Dependency Unit, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Special Care Baby Unit, Transitional Care Unit and Paediatric Intensive Care Unit.

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Treatment at the Portland Hospital for women and children can be self-funded or covered via a private medical insurance policy. If you have private medical insurance, the hospital list you have chosen will determine whether or not you are eligible for treatment in one of the HCA group of hospitals such as the Portland Hospital.

Cover for pregnancy and childbirth of a routine nature may not be covered with your private medical insurance however, you may find that complications of pregnancy may be eligible for treatment and you should refer to the terms and conditions of your policy or speak to a specialist health insurance broker who will be able to help you.

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