The Wellington Hospital is the first private hospital in the UK to offer the Versius Robotic System to patients. As part of HCA Healthcare UK’s continued investment in the latest medical technology, we have incorporated the Versius system to create a robust robotic portfolio, offering the latest in technological advancements to our patients across the HCA group.

Personalised surgery, for you

At HCA Healthcare UK, we understand that every patient is unique. That is why we take a personalised approach to the healthcare and treatment of everyone who comes through our doors. Helping us to achieve this is the Versius surgical system.

What is Versius?

The Versius is an innovative hybrid between robotic and laparoscopic surgery, providing your surgeon with greater flexibility in treatment options both before and during surgery. Additionally, Versius enables surgeons to perform complex procedures with enhanced precision, control, and dexterity helping achieve outcomes and mitigate risk.

The Versius helps surgeons treat conditions related to colorectal, general, thoracic, gynaecology and urology including:

General Surgery

Thoracic Surgery

  • Lobectomy
  • Thymectomy
  • Segmentectomy


  • Hysteroscopy
  • Sacrocolpopexy
  • Bilateral Salpino-oophorectomy

Patient benefits

Patients opting for procedures with the Versius can expect to experience a range of advantages compared to traditional and other robotic techniques, including:

  1. Fewer complications: With its high precision and accuracy, the Versius minimises the risk of complications during and after surgery, resulting in improved patient safety and better overall outcomes.
  2. Reduced pain and surgical site infection: The benefits of minimal access surgery for patients are well proven and include a reduction of pain and surgical site infection1 as well as a reduced likelihood of other surgical complications.
  3. Faster recovery times: By implementing this innovative technology, patients experience quicker recovery periods, allowing them to return to their daily activities sooner than traditional surgical methods would allow. 

The Versius at The Wellington Hospital

Versius enables surgeons to perform complex procedures with enhanced precision, control, and dexterity. At the Wellington Hospital, our team of experienced specialist surgeons are extensively trained in utilising the Versius, to provide the highest standard of care to our patients.

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