Referral information

How to refer

Private Referrals

A private referral letter may be faxed, emailed or posted out to the hospital.

Phone: Securely faxed to the hospital on 0161 787 3482
Email: Sent by email to
Post: Sent to the Bookings Department at the Hospital.

If you prefer to send a referral without a consultant named we will ensure that an appropriate consultant is selected.

NHS Patient Choice

Oaklands Hospital works in partnership with the NHS, under the Choose and Book e-RS system which allows GPs to refer to a hospital of their choice, providing the service is offered at the hospital.

The system is quick and easy to use and patients will have a consultation and surgery carried out if necessary, within 18 weeks. 

If you need to contact the NHS bookings team please:

Phone: Call 0161 787 7700
 Securely fax to the hospital on 0161 787 3473.
 Send by email to
Post: Send to the Bookings Department at Oaklands Hospital.

Please include NHS numbers and confirm all demographic details of the patient including full name, address and daytime telephone numbers including any mobiles. Please ensure you include or send any relevant x-rays, scans, test results, BMI, current medication, past medical history and any known drug allergies.

A number of appointments are available across a range of specialities, and can be selected through the NHS Choose & Book system.

For further information, please telephone us on 0161 787 7700

Download our NHS services/consultant guide

Our guides contain information on all our consultants and referral information. If you would like printed copies sent out to your surgery, please fill out the form below. Alternatively, the referral guide can be downloaded by clicking on the links below:

NHS Service List
Consultant Guide

Private Patient Referral Process

Send a letter

Simply send a referral letter via our secure online system or post.

Contact the hospital

In the meantime your patient can contact their local Ramsay Hospital directly to arrange a convenient appointment.

Arrange Appointment

If the patient does not contact us we will contact them to arrange an appointment according to the details provided on the referral.