Paying for yourself

Introducing Self Pay from Care UK

Outstanding hospital care that won’t break the bank. 

If you want to pay for your own treatment, and don’t have private medical insurance, there could be another way that costs less than you think. With competitive prices on high quality, consultant-delivered care, our Self Pay packages could be the solution for you.

Private hospital treatment has never been more accessible.

To learn more about paying for yourself, complete the contact form or call our dedicated Self Pay Advisors on

Telephone number  0330 053 6443

Peter, from Weston-Super-Mare

My wife had knee surgery as an NHS patient at Care UK and we had been delighted with it. When we found out the centre was offering self pay surgery it was the natural choice.” Read Peter’s full story here

What is ‘paying for yourself’?

At Care UK we are passionate about providing flexible options for your care and giving you choice. If you don’t have health insurance or if you have been told you are not eligible for NHS treatment, we offer an alternative way of quickly accessing excellent care with our affordable self pay treatment packages.

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When can I choose to pay for myself?

Self pay is the perfect option if you require hospital treatment but fall into any of the below categories:

    • You are not eligible for NHS-funded care
    • You don’t have private health insurance
    • You would like to be treated at a more convenient time of your choosing.

Self pay treatments we offer:

Initial consultation:

Your initial consultation with one of our specialists is £50.

Hip surgery:

Treatment Price
Total hip replacement £8,595

Knee surgery:

Treatment Price
Total knee replacement £8,995
Knee arthroscopy / washout / debridement £2,695

Hand and wrist surgery:

Treatment Price
Trigger Finger Release £1,895
Bunion surgery £3,295
Dupuytrens contracture release £1,995
Ganglion removal £2,055
Carpal tunnel £1,595

Spinal surgery:

Treatment Price
Spinal / Epidural / Facet injections £1,595

Diagnostic tests:

Treatment Price
MRI £245
X-ray £60

*There will be a charge for any diagnostic tests that may be required as a result of your initial consultation with our specialists. These prices would be explained to you in advance of payment.

Outpatient procedures:

This procedure can be carried out in an outpatient setting on the day.

Treatment Price
Cortisone injections £160

You can download our full list of self pay treatments and prices here

We know that choosing to pay for your own care is a big decision, so we’re with you every step of the way.

Step 1 - Speak to us about your optionsOur friendly team is on hand to answer any questions you might have, and explain our self pay solution to you before you start. We’ll make sure you have all the information you need.
Step 2 - Book your free appointmentOnce you’ve decided you’d like to pay for your treatment, we can arrange your first consultation.
Step3 - Get your referralBefore you come to see us, speak to your GP or other healthcare professional (dentist, optometrist or physio, for example) and ask for an open referral letter.
Step 4 - Meet your consultantYour specialist will discuss treatment options with you and explain any diagnostic tests you might need as part of your individual care package.
Step 5 - Book your treatmentYou will be given a choice of surgery times, with very little wait, and can choose the most convenient time for you. Payment is made before you start your treatment.
Step 6 - Get life back on trackWe’ll take care of the rest, leaving you to focus on treatment and recovery while our professional medical teams deliver your personalised care.


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