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General Practice

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Are you looking for a top private GP based in the heart of London’s Harley Street?

You can book a same-day GP appointment at King Edward VII’s Hospital and be seen by one of our hand-picked, highly respected and experienced General Practitioners.

If you are concerned about a health problem and need an urgent GP appointment, or you are new to London and do not yet have a GP, King Edward VII’s Hospital can offer you the services of some of London’s most experienced and respected General Practitioners.

Our GPs offer a full range of services from one-off GP appointments through to male and female health screens, vaccinations to blood tests.

If you require a referral to see one of our consultants then a private GP may be able to provide this for you should they consider it appropriate and the best course of action.

Through their association with King Edward VII’s Hospital, they are familiar with the services and specialists we offer and have long-standing relationships helping patients achieve that all important continuity of care.

Our GPs can provide access to high quality diagnostics and a quick referral could mean that you progress with treatment as soon as possible. A smooth transition to specialist care and facilities at King Edward VII’s Hospital will provide extra reassurance in times of illness or anxiety.

Enquiries & Appointments

Call 020 7467 4344

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GP Services

We offer a full range of GP services including, but not limited to:

  • GP appointments (30 mins)
  • Repeat prescription (not in consultation)
  • Referral letter (not in consultation)
  • Phlebotomy
  • Vaccinations
  • Smear tests
  • Electrocardiogram (ECG)
  • Comprehensive health screening
  • Home visits

If you do not see the service you require, please call us on 020 7467 4344 and we will be happy to assist.

Why choose the King Edward VII’s General Practice?

If you are looking for a renowned, trusted and highly experienced GP, whether for a one-off appointment or a long-term relationship, The King Edward VII’s General Practice has everything you need:

  • Same-day appointments – our efficient service offers you a fast diagnosis and course of action.
  • Hand-picked general practitioners – chosen for their experience, reputation and values.
  • Personalised, patient-centred care – our GPs will take the time with you that you need.
  • Full range of services – including GP appointments, health screens, and diagnostic blood tests.
  • Smooth referral pathway – should you need an onward referral to a top specialist at King Edward VII’s Hospital.
  • Private, convenient central London location – easily accessible from London Underground, major railways and airports right in London’s famous Harley Street area.

Meet the General Practitioners

Dr Ruth Whitby  ›
Ruth has been working as a General Practitioner for over 25 years, both in the NHS and privately. She has a special interest in general medicine, stress management and health screenings. Ruth has often worked as a corporate doctor where tailored health screening is in high demand.
Special interests include:
Health Screening (+ 2 more)
Dr Justine Setchell  ›
Since October 2010, Justine has been a partner at GP London W1 with Dr Fiona Payne. Together, they cover all aspects of family practice and offer both well woman and well man checks. They both have further qualifications in menopause management. Dr Setchell sits on the general IDF Council and the IDF Specialists Committee (as GP representative).
Special interests include:
General Practice
Dr Fiona Payne  ›
Since October 2010, Fiona has been a partner at GP London W1 with Dr Justine Setchell. Although GP at London W1 covers all aspects of family general practice, Fiona still keeps up to date with women’s health issues with extra qualifications in sexual health and contraception, menopause and a diploma of psychosexual medicine.
Special interests include:
General Practice
Dr Ian Cole  ›
Dr Ian Cole qualified from Imperial College London School of Medicine in 2006 having trained at St Mary’s, Charing Cross and Chelsea and Westminster Hospitals. Dr Cole went on to postgraduate vocational General Practice training at University College Hospital London where he gained further experience in paediatrics, emergency medicine and psychiatry.
Special interests include:
General Practice
Dr Michael Harding  ›
After postgraduate experience in London and Cape Town, Dr Michael Harding entered into personalised primary care with a special interest in quality doctor patient relationship and availability. He embarked on establishing a diagnostic service and concentrated on the appropriate management and suitable referral pattern.
Special interests include:
General Practice

Why King Edward VII's Hospital?

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We don’t have to make promises at King Edward VII’s Hospital.
Our standards are apparent in everything we do…
  • Just 56 beds – because we are dedicated to providing truly personalised care
  • Hand-picked specialists – we invite only the world’s top consultants for our patients
  • Consistently low patient to nurse ratios – ensuring that every patient gets the attention they deserve
  • In-house Head chef – serving restaurant quality fine-dining meals every day
  • Supporting Veterans – providing subsidised medical care to Veterans of the Armed Forces since 1899.

There is a reason why over 98% of our patients would recommend King Edward VII’s Hospital to family and friends.
Book your consultation today: Call 020 7467 4344