Private Patients

The best of both worlds – private treatment in a leading specialist NHS hospital


RJAH offers a range of first class services for private patients which is regulated by the Private Healthcare Information Network (PHIN). We maintain high standards of information allowing our patients to make informed choices.


Why choose RJAH private healthcare?


  • Many of our top orthopaedic surgeons offer private treatment working alongside other specialist clinical staff.
  • Specialist orthopaedic treatments covering a range of problems including joint replacement, upper limb surgery (shoulder, elbow and hand), spinal surgery, and lower limb surgery (hip, knee, foot and ankle) and sports injuries.
  • Services for private patients are competitively-priced, with fixed cost packages available for self-funded patients.
  • Dedicated private unit, Ludlow Unit at Oswestry, with 16 private en-suite rooms.
  • Consistently low infection rates and highest standards of cleanliness.
  • Maintain high patient satisfaction.
  • The income generated through private patients is important to the hospital and is reinvested to further develop our world-class facilities and clinical services; both NHS and private patients benefit.
  • As part of the NHS, the Trust gives the security and assurances expected of the NHS.
  • Private Physiotherapy Clinic and Imaging Services.
  • Hydrotherapy pool for rehabilitation


How to access services on the Ludlow Unit


Patients can speak to their General Practitioner and ask to be referred to a consultant of their choice at the Ludlow Unit. Alternatively patients can refer themselves by contacting the Private Secretary directly but a General Practitioner referral letter may still be required.


Contact us


If you have any queries, you can contact the Private Unit Administration Team on 01691 404307.


Fixed cost packages


All prices start from:


  • Total hip replacement - £12,606

  • Total knee replacement - £12,808

  • Arthroscopy - £3,874

  • ACL reconstruction - £7,271

  • Carpal tunnel decompression - £2,232

  • Subacromial decompression and rotator cuff repair - £5,668


For quotations for other orthopaedic procedures, please contact the Private Unit Administration Team on 01691 404307.