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Blackheath Hospital, BMI

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Blackheath Hospital, BMI
BMI Healthcare is the acute private hospital division of General Healthcare Group and is the largest independent provider of private health care in the UK. It is committed to providing a consistent, high quality service to local communities.

Employer Detail

The Blackheath Hospital has 65 beds with all rooms offering the privacy and comfort of en-suite facilities, satellite TV and telephone. The hospital has 3 theatres, an endoscopy suite with minor theatre, 3 high dependency beds and a pharmacy department. The hospital also has a new imaging suite with a brand new 1.5t MRI scanner and 64 slice CT scanner to provide its patients with the most powerful scanning available.

There is a separate Outpatient Centre located in the heart of Blackheath Village, just 5 minutes walk from the main hospital. This contains twenty spacious consulting rooms, 2 minor treatment rooms, radiology, physiotherapy, phlebotomy and health screening departments.

These facilities, combined with the latest in technology and on-site support services, enable our consultants to undertake a wide range of procedures from routine investigations to complex surgery

The Blackheath Hospital has 65 beds.

We provide a variety of services to make your stay as pleasant as possible. Your care and comfort, together with peace of mind, are our major concerns.

The majority of our accommodation is in single rooms on the Paragon and Meridian wards. Every room has a nurse call system, an en-suite bathroom with a shower and is very comfortably furnished with telephone, radio and satellite TV. The endoscopy suite also has 6 daycase bays for investigative procedures.

The hospital offers a wide variety of culinary choice from an a la carte menu and all dietary preferences are catered for.

Visiting hours are flexible and vistors can also enjoy meals in the patient's room.

Our outpatient facilities are located in our Outpatient Centre in the heart of Blackheath Village. This building contains state-of-the-art facilities to fulfil all your needs.

Available Services

Colorectal surgery
Cosmetic & Plastic surgery
Diagnostic imaging & Interventional radiology
ENT surgery
General surgery
Health Assessments
Obesity & Bariatric (Weight Loss) surgery
Orthopaedic surgery
Pain management medicine
Podiatric surgery
Sexual medicine
Spinal surgery

Contact Us
40 - 42 Lee Terrace
Greater London

For price enquiries and appointments: 0808 101 0337
Or Make an enquiry

Telephone: 020 8318 7722 Fax: 020 8318 2542

Career Benefits

As the UK’s leading independent healthcare provider, BMI Healthcare really is ‘A magnet for the best’ health care, non-clinical and support professionals.

Whether you are newly-qualified, returning from a career break, or looking for a new challenge, this Group has the depth of services to build your career in healthcare.

BMI have made an ongoing commitment to invest in training of people through providing a focused programme of clinical and non-clinical courses. They have introduced a range of tools to create personal development plans and career pathways for advancement, creating lines of succession for the future. These tools include appraisals and development reviews.

In recent years eleven BMI hospitals were ranked among the best organisations in the UK for nurses to work, according to The Nursing Times Top 100.

The annual survey, which is open to both NHS and independent healthcare providers in the acute, primary care, mental health and ambulance sectors, celebrates the very best in nursing employment practice including strong nursing leadership, flexible and family-friendly practices, openness and ability to listen to staff, level of staff involvement, training, development and mentorship.

Healthcare is a people business at its heart. The aim is for BMI Healthcare to be the number one company to work for in healthcare and they want their staff to be proud and happy to work for them.

In short, BMI knows that people are key to their continuing success - and their benefits package reflects their desire to become a truly first-choice employer.

Flexible hours info
BMI understands that modern life often requires modern working arrangements. That’s why they are always prepared to take your personal commitments into account - whether that means offering term-time contracts or just flexible hours as part of our Bank staff.

Developing your career info
Your success is our success, so you’ll find support throughout your career. BMI strongly encourage internal movement and development, and provide training to enable this.

Training and development
BMI’s commitment to investment in their staff sets them apart. They provide training on a local basis for all staff to help them progress their careers in a direction of their choosing.
If you are considering starting a career in healthcare BMI Healthcare is the place to start. BMI’s 12-week Health Care Assistant program is designed to provide you with a mix of classroom and practical training equipping you with the skills you need to work in either theatres or wards.
On the clinical side, they provide courses for specific needs, such as returning to practice or conversion courses for nurses wishing to enhance their skills.
For non-clinical staff, they support a range of professional qualifications relevant to specific disciplines.
For management staff in all disciplines they offer a bespoke training program to equip you with the tools and confidence to successfully develop your management skills.
Quality time info
At the heart of our approach is a dedication to extraordinary patient care. BMI has an excellent staff-to-patient ratio means you’ll enjoy the opportunity to spend quality time with people, usually in the privacy and comfort of their own room.

Benefits package info
Their benefits package includes a group-wide pension scheme, private medical healthcare and screening for all staff after one year’s service. They also offer an Employee Assistance Programme to all their people, providing confidential counselling on any issue - personal, legal or work-related.


We are located in Blackheath an area in southeast London, centred on a section of open public grassland ('the Heath') and straddling the boundary of the London Borough of Lewisham and the London Borough of Greenwich.

Transport and Travel

We are situated across two sites, 400 metres apart in Blackheath Village and can be approached via the M25, A20 and A2.

There are direct train services from Blackheath into London Bridge (12 mins), London Victoria, Charing Cross and Cannon Street, and in the opposite direction out to south-east London and Kent.

Navigation to the Outpatient Centre

Our Outpatient Centre is in Winchester House, just 5mins walk from the hospital and next door to Blackheath railway station.

Outpatient Centre, Independents Road, Blackheath, London SE3 9LF. Tel: 020 8297 4500, Fax 020 8297 4501.

Parking There is limited parking at both sites. There are public car parks at Blackheath station and behind Blackheath library.

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