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Why choose Nuffield Health Bournemouth?

Nuffield Health Bournemouth Hospital in Dorset is a private hospital with a large team of consultants and specialised children’s nurses that can see children in outpatients from 4 weeks old and provide surgical procedures from 3 years old, for a variety of conditions. Our mission is to provide excellent medical care in a family centered environment while being a centralised base for caring for children. This philosophy is shared by all our staff as we value relationships with our families and enjoy caring for Children & Young People. The goal is to be partners with our parents to help raise healthy children, both physically and emotionally, and with that in mind, we are committed to continuously educating ourselves and incorporating the best of technology to provide excellent care.


A sample of our services include:

We do everything we can to make your child's stay as stress-free as possible, leaving you to concentrate on the most important thing for your child - helping them get better.

All our rooms are en-suite, we serve a special children’s menu. We have a secure area that can be a designated ward for up to 6 children and their families. Our consultants all work within Dorset, Hampshire and Wiltshire Trust hospitals.

  • Outpatients department available
  • Surgery for children between 3-18 years old
  • Consultant paediatrician for medical care
  • Insured or self-funding patients
  • We are here to offer the reassurance you will need to know your child is in the best possible hands.
  • Ear, Nose and Throat services
  • Dermatology
  • General Paediatrics
  • Orthopaedics
  • Ophthalmology
  • Dental and Maxillofacial
  • Private GP Clinic
  • Radiology (MRI, CT and ultrasound)

Keeping you informed

We pride ourselves on offering your child a detailed face-to-face pre-admission assessment. At this time you and your child are welcome to be shown around the ward and ask any questions you may have.

Visiting your child

We have an open visitor policy, so your child can enjoy the comfort and support of having friends and family visit anytime.

Food and drink

We know some children can be particular about their food, so we offer a special children's food and drink menu to make sure they have food they're used to at home.

A wide range of children's services

Nuffield Health Bournemouth Hospital provides comprehensive, expert care for children and young people and our services include both inpatient and outpatient services, plus a wide range of consultant clinics and surgical care. For your peace of mind, our teams are also trained in emergency care.

We perform surgery on children aged 3 - 18 years old and we see children from 4 weeks old in our Outpatient clinics. Both before and after the procedure you will be given a specially designed children's information pack. After your child goes home a member of the Children and Young Person’s team will contact you to offer support after your child’s surgery and answer any questions you may have.


Our consultants

Paediatricians

Dr David Shortland

MB ChB, MD, FRCP, FRCPch, DCH

Specialty Paediatrics

Dr Munir Hussain

MBBS, MRCPCH

Specialty Paediatrics

Dermatology

Dr Ian Pearson

MRCP (UK), MBBS, BSc

Specialty Dermatology

Dr Helen Robertshaw

MBBS, FRCP, BSc (Hons)

Specialty Dermatology

Ophthalmology

Mr James Kersey

MA (Hons, Cantab), MBBS, FRCOPhth, PGDip(Med Ed)

Specialty Ophthalmology

Cosmetic

Mr Michael Cadier

Oral/Maxillofacial

Mr Parkash Ramchandani

BDS, MB ChB (Hons), FDSRCS, FRCS (OMFS), FRCS (CSiG)

Specialty Oral and Maxillo-facial surgery

Miss Christine Lwin

Orthopaedic

Mr Simon Bennet

Mr Heath Taylor

MB BS, BSc, FRCS (Tr & Orth)

Specialty Orthopaedic surgery

Mr Mark Farrar

MB BCh, BAO, FRCSEd, FRCSEd (Orth)

Specialty Orthopaedic surgery

Mr Richard Hartley

MBBS, FRCS (Eng), FRCS (Orth)

Specialty Orthopaedic surgery

Professor Adrian Harvey

MBBS, FRCS (Tr & Orth)

Specialty Orthopaedic surgery

Miss Nikki Kelsall

BSc(Psych), MB ChB, DTM&H, FRCS(Tr&Orth), MA(Med Ed)

Specialty Orthopaedic surgery

Mr Paul Pavlou

MBBS , BSc(hons) , FRCS(Tr&Orth)

Specialty Orthopaedic surgery

Mr Simon Richards

MB BS, FRCS, FRCS (Tr and Orth)

Specialty Orthopaedic surgery

Mr Jeremy Southgate

MBBS, FRCS (Tr&Orth), EDHS

Specialty Orthopaedic surgery

Mr Charles A Willis-Owen

Specialty Orthopaedic surgery

ENT

Mr Neil De Zoysa

MB BS, MRCS, FRCS (ORL-HNS), BSc (Hons), DOHNS, MRCS, MSc (Dist)

Specialty ENT (Otolaryngology)

Mr Philip Scott

MB ChB, FRCS (ORL)

Specialty ENT (Otolaryngology)

Mr Elias Francis-Khoury

MBBS-BSc (Hons), MRCS, FRCS (ORL-HNS), , FEBE-ORL-HNS

Specialty ENT (Otolaryngology)

Gynaecology

Mr Julian Pampiglione

MD (Lon), FRCOG

Specialty Gynaecology

Mr Daniel Webster

MBChB, BSc (Hons), MRCOG

Specialty Gynaecology