Coronavirus (COVID-19): visiting The Royal Marsden suspended

Coronavirus (COVID-19) latest: Visiting The Royal Marsden is still suspended, but we want to reassure our patients, their families and anyone worried about cancer during this difficult time that we are still delivering treatment - the hospital is open. Please see more information here about how we are keeping everyone safe.

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UK:020 7811 8111

Intl:+44 (0)20 7808 2063

Referring to Private Care

We accept referrals for all types of cancer, for diagnosis, treatment, second opinion and recurrence. 

Referring your private patients or requesting a private appointment for diagnostic tests or treatment is fast and straightforward.

Simply call our Central Referral and Information Line on 020 7811 8111 or email and one of our dedicated operators will guide you through the referral process. The line is open five days a week.

For international referrals, contact our International Patient Centre on +44 (0)20 7808 2063 or email

Requests for second opinions can be made by completing our simple online form. 

Information required for referral

Our consultants will review each referred case before accepting the referral, to ensure that the patient receives the best possible care.

Information required for referral may include some or all of the following:

  • Patient name
  • Patient date of birth
  • Patient gender
  • Patient home address and (if applicable) temporary UK address
  • Patient telephone number(s)
  • Patient email address
  • Funding details (including insurer's name if funding through medical insurance)
  • Patient GP details (UK only)
  • Cancer diagnosis
  • Treatments had to date
  • Current treatment and medications
  • Current test results (bloods, scans, histopathology reports)
  • Letter of referral

Request a second opinion

Requests for second opinions can be made by completing our simple online form.