Pinehill Hospital

About Us

Pinehill Hospital is part of Ramsay Health Care UK, one of the leading independent healthcare providers in England.

The hospital is one of Hertfordshire's leading private hospitals with an excellent reputation for delivering high quality healthcare for patients with health insurance, patients who are self-funding treatment or NHS patients exercising choice through the e-referral system.

By investing in the latest advanced medical technology, we offer a wide range of treatments and services. We care for patients from initial outpatient consultation and diagnostic scanning through to surgical treatment and recovery.

We are proud to be in partnership with some of the most qualified and experienced Consultants, along with dedicated staff who are highly trained and pride themselves on maintaining the highest levels of patient care to encourage a full and speedy recovery.

We very much look forward to welcoming you to Pinehill hospital where you can be sure to receive the highest standard of patient care.

Specialist Areas


Pinehill Hospital, Benslow Lane, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG4 9QZ

Directions to Pinehill Hospital 

By road

From Stevenage come on the A602 and at the welcome to Hitchin sign turn right up Whitehill Road which has speed bumps. At the top of the road is a small triangle one way system. Get into the right hand lane to go round the back of the houses and then get into the left hand lane and go down Highbury Road past the Girls’ School and down the hill over the speed bumps. At the bottom turn right before the zebra crossing. 

From the A505 (Luton direction) follow the road until the Hitchin football ground. Turn right at this roundabout onto Fishponds Road. Carry on over 2 mini-roundabouts and turn right at the 3rd roundabout up Verulam Road. Over the next roundabout and left after the zebra crossing. 

From the A505 (Letchworth direction) follow this road past Hitchin Railway station until you reach a roundabout. Turn left and immediate left after the zebra crossing. 

The turn after the zebra crossing is Benslow Lane. Go up the road until it narrows and Pinehill is on the right after the road widens again.

By public transport

The nearest station is Hitchin and is approximately 5-10 minutes’ walk from the hospital. Turn right out of the station along Station Approach. Just before the main road turn left up Burton's Path which brings you to Benslow Rise. Walk along Benslow Rise until you reach Benslow Lane and then continue up the hill to Pinehill Hospital.

The hospital invests in the latest advanced medical technology; the three fully equipped theatres with ultra clean air technology are suitable for carrying out a wide range of surgical procedures. The day unit is suitable for minor operations. 

The fully equipped ultra clean air theatre suite comprises three operating theatres. These are particularly suitable for Orthopaedic surgery such as arthroscopy, hip and knee replacements and spinal surgery. The suite also includes a dedicated endoscopy unit for all diagnostic endoscopy procedures.

Hospital Facilities

Visiting Hours

Visiting hours are between 9.00am to 9.00pm.

We do ask that you be considerate to others in the hospital. Lots of noise and many people can be very distressing to some patients. Please respect their need for rest and privacy. Children are very welcome but they must be supervised by an adult at all times.

Quality Report

This Quality Account is Pinehill hospital's annual report to the public and other stakeholders about the quality of the services we provide. It presents our achievements in terms of clinical excellence, effectiveness, safety and patient experience and demonstrates that our managers, clinicians and staff are all committed to providing continuous, evidence based, quality care to those people we treat. It will also show that we regularly scrutinise every service we provide with a view to improving it and ensuring that our patient’s treatment outcomes are the best they can be. It will give a balanced view of what we are good at and what we need to improve on.

All of our patients can be assured of the quality of the hospital and its Consultants by referring to the hospitals quality report here.

CQC Rating

All Ramsay Health Care Hospitals are audited by the Care Quality Commission. The Care Quality Commission take responsibility for the registration and inspection of private and voluntary healthcare establishments, including independent hospitals.

Being part of a responsible, global healthcare provider widely respected for a strong reputation of delivering safe, high quality, patient centered care with positive outcomes is something we are incredibly proud of in Ramsay Health Care UK.

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