HCA International Limited (HCA Healthcare UK, HCA, HCA UK) is a private limited company registered in England and Wales with registration number: 03020522. The registered office is situated at 2 Cavendish Square, London, W1G 0PU. Unless we say otherwise, we use the terms "HCA Healthcare UK", "HCA UK", "we", "our” and "us" to refer to HCA International Limited throughout our website.

Safeguarding assurance statement

HCA Healthcare UK is committed to safeguarding children, young people and adults across the organisation.

The welfare of children, young people and adults who come into our services, either directly or indirectly, is paramount and all staff have a responsibility to ensure HCA compliance with statutory requirements and that best practice is followed.

HCA fulfils its statutory duties under the Children Act (2004), Mental Capacity Act (2005) and and Care Act (2014) to have safeguarding leadership in place. The Chief Nursing Executive fulfils the role of executive safeguarding lead and there is a Named Doctor for Safeguarding Children and a Corporate Safeguarding Lead in place. There is a defined safeguarding lead in each facility and a Lead and Deputy Lead Safeguarding GP. The corporate and facility safeguarding leads fulfil the role of the Named Professional and cover all aspects of safeguarding including responsibilities related to Prevent, Child Exploitation, FGM and mental capacity.

HCA meets its statutory requirements in relation to safe recruitment Disclosure and Barring Service checks for all employees and those consultants and professionals working at HCA premises with practicing privileges. HCA has a clear statement in place regarding its commitment to preventing human trafficking and modern slavery in line with Section 54 of the Modern Slavery Act 2015.

HCA safeguarding policies are up to date. Policies are reviewed at least three yearly or when there are legislative or guidance changes. All policies are widely available to all staff through an electronic policy library.

There is a robust safeguarding training programme in place with clearly defined eligibility as recommended by the health intercollegiate documents. Safeguarding supervision is available to all staff.

HCA has a system in place for raising safeguarding concerns both clinically and though a reporting and learning system. An audit framework is in place and a safeguarding dashboard is used to monitor safeguarding activity.

A quarterly Safeguarding Committee is held, which provides monitoring and assurance for the Governance Quality and Safety Board via the Governance and Risk Committee. Assurance is provided through quarterly reporting and an annual report.

Modern slavery statement

Read the HCA UK modern slavery statement here

Copyright and trademarks

All content and images used on this website are owned or licensed by HCA International Limited or its affiliates. The name HCA Healthcare UK, ‘HCA Healthcare UK – exceptional people, exceptional care’, and the names of its associated subsidiaries are trademarks of HCA International Limited or its affiliates.

The terms of use of this site do not confer any license or right under copyright or trademark.

  1. All content and images used on this website are owned or licensed by HCA International Limited or its affiliates. The name HCA Healthcare UK, ‘HCA Healthcare UK – exceptional people, exceptional care’, and the names of its associated subsidiaries are trademarks of HCA International Limited or its affiliates.
  2. The terms of use of this site do not confer any license or right under copyright or trademark.
  3. You may print and download material from this site, other than third party stock images (such as photographs) and other material as indicated, on the following conditions:
  4. The use is for personal or educational use only, you should not distribute, sell or circulate any material for profit thereafter;
  5. No documents or related graphics on this site are to be modified in any way;
  6. Graphics used on this site should not be used separately from the accompanying text;
  7. All copies should acknowledge the source of this material as HCA International Limited;
  8. Any use of material on this site otherwise than as explicitly permitted in this copyright notice is prohibited unless prior written permission has been obtained from HCA International Limited.

Links to websites

This website contains hypertext links to third party websites. HCA UK cannot provide any warranty (express or implied) as to the accuracy or source of information contained on these websites. Hypertext links from the HCA UK website to third party websites do not constitute any endorsement of these third party organisations.

The provision of a link to an external website does not constitute any authorisation to access material within that website. All information on this website, including links to other websites, is provided for information and convenience only. No endorsement of any other website by HCA UK is expressed or implied by the presence of a link to the same on the HCA UK website. HCA UK accepts no responsibility for the quality of resources to be found on external websites or for any loss or damage sustained by a user of any external websites accessed through a link that appears on the HCA UK website howsoever caused, and anyone using the same does so at their own risk.

HCA UK accepts no responsibility, nor liability for the privacy of personal information posted by users to link to websites. As HCA UK's Website may provide links to third party websites, users should review the individual websites' privacy policies to learn more about what, why and how they collect and use personally identifiable information.

Websites linked to via HCA UK's website may have their own copyright and trademark protected materials. Users are strongly advised to review any terms and conditions or disclaimers on the website in question.

HCA UK reserves the right to attempt to identify, track and to disclose the identity of any individual to a regulator or to the police whom it suspects of trying to gain unauthorised access to computer systems or resources through its website.

Reliability of information

The resources made available on this website, are for general guidance only. Nothing on this website is intended to constitute professional legal, medical or any other type of professional advice to anyone. Users should contact HCA UK directly for advice concerning specific matters before making any decision.

HCA UK shall not be liable to any person for any loss or damage that may arise from the use of any of the information contained in any of the materials on this website. The information contained in any such materials is not intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice nor is it intended to be for medical diagnosis or treatment.

All content on the Website is governed by a number of HCA UK policies and Code of Conduct (copies are available on request). If you should come across any material that may be in breach of any HCA UK policy or the Code of Conduct, or any relevant legislation, please advise the Chief Information Officer, without delay, so appropriate remedial action (if deemed necessary by HCA UK) can be taken.

Logged information

HCA UK may keep a record of the number of times a page is accessed in order to analyse trends, administer the website, and to see what pages are accessed the most. These records do not contain personal information.


HCA UK does not warrant the accuracy, completeness, currency, or reliability of any of the content or data found on this website and HCA UK assumes no responsibility and shall not be liable for any damages to, or viruses that may infect, your computer or other equipment or other property on account of your access to, use of, or browsing in the website. In no event shall HCA UK be liable for any injury, loss, claim, damages, or any exemplary, punitive, direct, indirect, incidental or consequential damages of any kind (including but not limited to lost profits or lost savings) whether based in contract, tort, strict liability, negligence, product liability or otherwise. The entire risk as to the quality, performance and use of this website is with you. Any communications, messages and other information obtained while using the Website is obtained at your risk and you bear the entire responsibility for any losses that you may experience as a result of your use of our website.

The service and materials on this website are provided "as is" and HCA UK and the hosts of this website expressly disclaims any and all warranties, express or implied, to the extent permitted by law including but not limited to warranties of satisfactory quality, merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose, with respect to the service or any materials.


You shall indemnify and keep HCA UK indemnified against all actions, claims, losses, costs (including all legal costs actually incurred or otherwise), damages and expenses that are suffered or incurred by HCA UK regardless of whether they are reasonable, foreseeable or avoidable, arising directly or indirectly from any breach or alleged breach by you of any of these terms.

Governing laws and severability

The terms and conditions of use of the website as provided by HCA UK shall be governed by English Law. If any part of this notice and disclaimer is deemed unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable then that part will be deemed severable and will not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining parts.

By accessing and/or using this website you agree to accept the terms and conditions above.