Mr Peter Hamlyn

Consultant Surgeon


A prolific expert in spinal surgery and sports injuries to the head.

Mr Hamlyn has practiced as a Consultant Neurological and Spinal Surgeon for over two decades. He is Vice Chairman of the Brain and Spine Foundation and a Director of the Broadgate Spine and Joint Clinic, The Spine Surgery London and London Endoscopic Spinal Surgery, where his practice is based.

He has led neurosurgical teams at some of London's elite teaching hospitals including Barts and The Royal London. Since 2009, he has held an Honorary Consultant Neurosurgeon post at University College London Hospital.

Many of Mr Hamlyn’s procedures involve minimally invasive keyhole and restorative, reconstructive surgery.

With a keen interest in spinal disorders and sports injury, Mr Hamlyn has substantial exposure to elite-level athletes. These include professionals in Premier League football and rugby, horseracing and ballet. He is an adviser to the Royal Ballet, and takes a particular interest in head injuries resulting from sport. He has been awarded a Fellowship of the Institute of Sport Medicine for work in that field.

Professional background

Mr Hamlyn has worked as a consultant to many prestigious organisations, including the Society of British Neurological Surgeons, the General Medical Council, the British Boxing Board of Control and The Jockey Club of Great Britain.

He was part of the London 2012 Olympic bid advisory panel, and is a Director of Education for the Institute of Sports Exercise and Health.

Services provided to HCA


Mr Hamlyn provide medical advisory services for HCA's The Princess Grace Hospital. In his role, he lead interactions with hospital medical staff and the hospital leadership team to assist the hospital by providing medical advice and promote high quality, cost effective care.

In his role, he contributes to the strategy, policies and decision making regarding orthopaedics and advise HCA to ensure that care provided within the facility is appropriate and efficient. In his role, He advise on initiatives to drive clinical standards by providing professional advice on clinical governance matters and ensuring the adoption of those by colleagues in the orthopaedic area.

In addition, he work with medical insurance companies, GPs, other relevant local NHS contacts, and patients to educate and advise on relevant clinical updates to treatments in orthopaedics available in the facility. Furthermore, He advise on the accuracy of literature that may be published regarding relevant services. He will also advise on how to make the patient referral smooth to reduce stress and anxiety for patients.

Mr Hamlyn is responsible for monitoring and reporting of all treatment outcomes for the facility including a comprehensive audit of treatment outcomes.

Mr Hamlyn will assist HCA in preparation and implementation of policies and procedures for the facility to ensure quality assurance and compliance with all relevant UK legislation and regulations.

Mr Hamlyn will assist HCA in thinking about how to ensure patients are able to easily access the unit allowing more patients to access care.

Where appropriate, Mr Hamlyn will recruit and support the specialist clinical staff needed for the ongoing operation of the unit.

HCA UK is charged by doctors in return for their expertise and advice, including on how to operate safe hospital facilities delivering complex care.

All services provided under this agreement are charged to HCA UK. From January to December 2016, the total charge was £0.00. HCA lets residential accommodation to Mr Hamlyn on an assured shorthold tenancy basis. The flat, which is in close proximity to the Princess Grace Hospital, is let to Mr Hamlyn subject to payment to HCA of a fair market value rate of £400 per week.

HCA requires the doctors that advise us to attest that if they also practice in the NHS that they are not compromising their NHS commitments.

The information disclosed on this page in accordance with the Private Healthcare Market Investigation Order 2014 is true and accurate to the best of HCA’s knowledge and belief.