One centre. One visit. One overwhelming sense of relief.

The Shard , 32 St Thomas Street , London, SE1 9BS

Greater certainty over your health in a single visit

Following a remote or face to face consultation, we aim to diagnose and treat you in a single visit to HCA UK at The Shard. We’ll coordinate your tests, assess your condition and provide medication or minor treatment on the same day (where medically possible). If your case is more complex, we’ll ensure you have an onward plan for your health that may involve further treatment - at London Bridge Hospital or nearer to home.

In short, you’ll benefit from the most knowledgeable specialist opinion, with the least inconvenience, in the safest of environments.

Image: Mr Rick Popert, Consultant Urological Surgeon, examining MRI of prostate during consultation

In a single visit, we can offer...

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At HCA UK at The Shard, you'll see a consultant who leads their medical field. They'll diagnose your condition based on any scans or tests done - on the same day where possible.

Image: Dr Daniel Sado, Consultant Cardiologist, in clinic

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Dr Ali Sever, Radiologist at The Shard

Prearranged one-visit clinics

Before you come, your consultant or GP may recommend certain scans or tests. We'll organise all these to take place on the same day.

Image: Consultant Radiologist, Dr Ali Sever reviewing a mammogram during the One-stop Breast Clinic

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Rick Popert at The Shard

Unplanned diagnostics

If your consultant decides you need a test on the day, you shouldn't have to wait, or go to another centre. We aim to get your scans, screens and biopsies done on the same day.

Image: Mr Rick Popert, Consultant Urologist performing a prostate biopsy in a Shard Treatment room

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MRI scan of the head and neck

Imaging, X-rays, CT and MRI scans

Whatever scan you need, or your consultant recommends, there are no waiting lists. Find and book the latest scanning technology, including standing CT.

Image: MRI scan of the head and neck

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Prostate-specific antigen (PSA) blood test


Prostate, breast, cervical and bowel, there’s no need to miss a routine test or wait for screening. Our on-site GPs perform screens and follow up with results.

Image: Prostate-specific antigen (PSA) blood testing prior to physical exam

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Mr JP Jeannon, Consultant Head & Neck Surgeon

Minor treatments

From moles to varicose veins, we can treat most minor conditions on the day. If self-paying you don't even need a referral, just book a consultation.

Image: Mr JP Jeannon, Consultant ENT and Head & Neck Surgeon examining a patient

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London Bridge Hospital has a central campus of which  HCA UK at The Shard is the largest of our outpatient centres. Within this beacon of diagnosis and treatment we cover a wide range of specialties including:
  • Breast
  • Colorectal
  • Diabetes
  • Endocrinology
  • ENT and Head & Neck
  • Gastroenterology
  • Gynaecology
  • Neurology
  • Orthopaedics and pain management
  • Respiratory and thoracic services
  • Physiotherapy
  • Urology
  • Vascular

Frequently asked questions

  • How will I know where to go on arrival? icon plus

    Talk to any of our administrative staff. They’ll help you find other departments, locate your next appointment, support you with insurer queries, find cafes and restaurants nearby, and more.

    Nothing is too much trouble for our friendly reception and concierge service.

  • Can I bring someone with me? icon plus

    To keep our spaces safe, we’re asking people to come to HCA UK at The Shard unaccompanied. However, if you need assistance on your visit, carers can be allowed if you prearrange this with our concierge, or your consultant’s secretary. Our nurses will be here to support you at all times during your visit.

    Please be aware that while your diagnosis may start at HCA UK at The Shard, you may have to visit other departments such as endoscopy or cardiology, which are a few minutes away from the centre. So allow for some time if needed.

  • Can I collect medication at HCA UK at The Shard? icon plus

     HCA UK at The Shard is home to our on-site pharmacy. Should you need any medication, your doctor will provide you with a private prescription that you can pick up before you leave.

    Our clinical pharmacists can also offer pharmaceutical advice and provide information on a range of other health issues including drug information.

  • What are my payment options? icon plus

    If you’re insured, you’ll need a referral from your GP to authorise paying for consultations, diagnostics and subsequent treatment. But you don’t need health insurance to be seen quickly.

    If you’re looking for a diagnosis or treatment and don’t want to wait, you can pay for consultations, scans and treatments as and when you need them. Call our self-pay team on 020 3553 6743 and they’ll guide you through the options.

  • Is parking available? icon plus

     HCA UK at The Shard is two-minutes’ walk from London Bridge station and the underground. However, we understand that many people want to drive at the moment to avoid public transport.

    Although parking is limited, there is an NCP car park just 4-minutes’ walk. To make parking less stressful, we have a parking discount code which we will give you when you book your appointment. 

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HCA UK at The Shard

Date : February 2017

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