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“I’ve travelled extensively as an airline pilot for 35 years and observed medical care in many private and public hospitals worldwide, and I think The London Clinic is one of the best.”

09 May 2023

David Thomas has been attending The London Clinic as an in and out patient for over 20 years. The treatments and care David have received have kept him able to get the most out of life throughout the years at work, rest and play.  


I can say that from personal experience having attended The London Clinic since 2002 under the care of Mr John Sutcliffe, Consultant spinal neurosurgeon. Over the years I have undergone procedures as an in-patient requiring me to stay for several nights and as an outpatient to attend routine appointments. 

Understandably, the thought of having hospital treatments can be daunting but if you need any reassurance about quantity as well as quality, The London Clinic opened in 1932 and its consulting rooms are in Harley Street - an area renowned for its medical expertise - since the 19th century. 


The London Clinic patient experience starts from the minute you are greeted at the ornate oak front door by the friendly and competent reception team. From there you are guided to your private room and made comfortable in readiness for your individual patient care plan to begin.


The staff come from all parts of the globe and seem to have been chosen for their ability to communicate with warmth, clarity and humour. You quickly become aware of how outstanding they are, and build-up trust in their high standards of patient care and professional competence. 


In addition to the medical staff there is an impressive catering and housekeeping team who ensure your dietary needs are catered for. Want a cup of mint tea at 23:30? All you have to do is pick up the phone, place your order and within 10 minutes it will be beside your bed! The standard is exceptional and available around the clock. 

As a patient at the Clinic I have always felt protected, secure and cared for. The level of home from home comfort, I feel, can only accelerate the healing process. But should any problems, mistakes, errors or issues arise, in my experience, they are rapidly resolved.  


You will indeed be fortunate should your referring GP or healthcare professional suggest treatment for you at The London Clinic.


Interested in benefitting from our medical and surgical expertise? 

•    To experience patient care at The London Clinic, speak to our friendly Self-Pay team on 020 3219 3256 about packages and 0% finance options (T&Cs apply).

•    To book a consultation with Mr John Sutcliffe

•    To find out more information about back and neck pain services

Throughout his successful career as an airline pilot and into retirement treatment at The London Clinic ensures David gets the best out of life.
Throughout David's career as an airline pilot and into retirement regular care at The London Clinic ensures David lives the life he loves.

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