Hassle free treatment for patients with private medical insurance
Whether you have your own private health insurance or are covered through your employer, you can now receive expert hospital treatment at Practice Plus Group Hospital, Shepton Mallet.
Approved by insurers
If you are insured through your company or privately insured you can get referred to Practice Plus Group Hospital, Shepton Mallet – contact your insurance provider to pre-authorise your treatment today. You can find details on how to contact approved insurers directly below:
- AXA Health
- The Exeter
- Freedom Health Insurance
- General & Medical Healthcare
- Healix Health Services
Why choose Practice Plus Group Hospital, Shepton Mallet?
At Practice Plus Group Hospital, Shepton Mallet we are committed to making sure that your time with us is as pleasant and comfortable as possible.
All our delicious food is freshly prepared, and our friendly patient-focused colleagues are on hand to support you throughout your stay.
Connect to our complimentary Wi-Fi to keep in touch with friends and family before and after surgery.
Our parking is free for patients and visitors.
To learn more about getting treatment through your private health insurance call us on:
At Practice Plus Group Hospital, Shepton Mallet, our unfaltering dedication to quality has been recognised by both the healthcare industry and former patients.
The Care Quality Commission (CQC), an independent regulator of health and social care in England, rated our centre as ‘Outstanding’*. This means you can rest assured that our services are safe, reliable and patient-focused.
We consistently score above 99% in the NHS’ monthly Friends and Family test (FFT) which asks patients if they would recommend us to their friends and family.
Where to find Practice Plus Group Hospital, Shepton Mallet
Our modern, accessible hospital has ample free parking for patients and visitors.
How to start your treatment at Practice Plus Group Hospital, Shepton Mallet
Step 1: Get your GP referral
Most insurers will require a GP referral before approving your treatment. Make sure your GP referral includes the recommended treatment and hospital of your choice.
Step 2: Call your insurer and get your pre-authorisation number
When you call your insurer, make sure you have your insurance membership number and the GP referral details ready. If you have a preferred hospital, let them know. Your insurer will give you a confirmation that your policy covers your required treatment. Keep this pre-authorisation number when you call our friendly Private Patient Advisors.
Step 3: Get your life back on track
Once you have decided you would like to proceed with your treatment at Practice Plus Group Hospital, Shepton Mallet and your insurer has agreed, we can arrange your first consultation. Your specialist will discuss treatment options with you and explain any diagnostic tests you might need as part of your individual care package.