Expert healthcare for your family

Worried about your child’s health? Get peace of mind with a fast-track to expert diagnosis and treatment you can trust.

  • ✔ More than 3,000 specialist consultants

  • ✔ Appointments in as little as 24 hours

  • ✔ Urgent Care Centre open 7 days a week

  • ✔ Easy-to-reach locations throughout the capital

Enquiries & Appointments

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Appointments in as little as 24 hours

When your child’s unwell, it’s difficult for them and hard on the whole family. To make life a little easier, booking a consultation with our expert consultants and medical professionals is simple and quicker than ever.

Just click here to find a consultant, or call to speak to one of our team. They’ll offer you an appointment at a time that suits you, making sure your child gets the help they need, when they need it.

Enquiries & Appointments

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Expert treatment, personalised care

You'll get care across the board, from general paediatrics and routine procedures through to specialist orthopaedics, cardiac, gastroenterology and neurological treatment. You’ll also have access to specialist nursing and support from our Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU).

Your consultant will make decisions with you, not for you, working as part of a wider multidisciplinary team dedicated to giving your child the treatment they need and the care they deserve.

So whether your child’s needs are routine or complex, they’ll get the specialist expertise of leading paediatric experts and truly pioneering professionals.

Enquiries & Appointments


You can use our consultant finder tool to search for consultants using their name, areas covered or their medical specialty whether it be a treatment or condition or call 020 3993 4232 to discuss your options with our knowledgeable team.

Some of our consultants are available for appointments on a Saturday, and we are happy to check who is available and at which hospital. Call 020 3993 4232 to find out more or click here to book an appointment.

We have over 50 facilities, most of which are in London with some also located in Birmingham and Manchester. View a full list of our facilities or call 020 3993 4232 to discuss your individual needs with our team.

If you have private medical insurance (PMI), all you need to do is get an “open referral” from your GP which will enable you to choose HCA Healthcare UK. We work with most insurers, so please contact your insurance company and check whether or not HCA UK is covered by your policy.

Please have your policy number and authorisation code to hand when contacting us by either calling 020 3993 4232 or by booking an appointment.

Please contact our self-pay team on 020 3733 0947 as they will be able to provide you with information on the procedure and costs involved. Please remember that any further tests, investigations, treatment and consultant fees are separate and not included in procedure costs.

Absolutely. We provide a general paediatric service for all children from newborn to 17-year-olds old. If you’d like to book an appointment with a paediatric specialist, you can either use our online form here, or call us on 020 7079 4344 (lines are open Monday to Friday 8.00am-5.30pm).

Yes. The Urgent Care Centre at The Portland Hospital is for children aged 0-17 and has appointments available seven days a week. Call 020 3910 2412 for an appointment.

Please note, for any life-threatening emergencies, you should always dial 999.