General medicine

Our general physicians have the vast experience and academic grounding, as well as acute and emergency back-up on site, to treat patients with a range of illnesses and conditions. 

These include:

  • arrhythmia
  • breathlessness
  • cardiac failure
  • cellulitis
  • colitis
  • dementia/acute confusion
  • diabetes
  • falls
  • gastroenteritis
  • pneumonia
  • post-operative issues – recovery and rehabilitation
  • pre-operative assessments
  • pulmonary embolism
  • stroke recovery

A team of experts – round the clock

All our general medicine consultants have an academic specialist interest, which gives them a deep understanding of their field of expertise. They are also are involved in teaching, ensuring they have knowledge of the latest innovative treatments and procedures in their specialism.

Each consultant has the support of their wider clinical team meaning there will always be staff available that understand your condition. In addition, our private facilities have access to diagnostics, laboratories and specialist expertise 24 hours a day. It is quick and easy to transfer to our private services – even out of hours.

More broadly, across Imperial Private Healthcare, many of our specialists in medicine – for instance, respiratory physicians and gastroenterologists – also practice general medicine. As a result, there is a wealth of expertise on hand to diagnose your specific condition and recommend the most appropriate care path.

Our general medicine consultants can also call upon colleagues’ skills for specific procedures, including physiotherapy, specialist investigations and cardiac testing.