Health

Top Recommended Health Clubs and Spas

BAMFORD HAYBARN SPA AT THE BERKELEY HOTEL

ORGANIC

Knightsbridge’s Berkeley Hotel is the proud home to what has to be one of the most serene spas in central London. Designed as a calming space for Londoners to experience the peacefulness of the British countryside, the spa makes a… Read More

BATH & RACQUETS CLUB

This most exclusive of gentlemen’s gyms can be found in a Mayfair mews. Membership is only achieved after a stringent selection process: a candidate is proposed and seconded by two existing members; letters are written to support the application; then… Read More

BODYISM

For an holistic approach to wellness and exercise, you need look no further than Bodyism. This members-only fitness club guides clients towards optimum health through personalised programmes, caring as much for the mind as for the body. Bodyweight training, TRX,… Read More

GRACE BELGRAVIA

The all-female health and lifestyle club Grace Belgravia draws together an internationally recognised team of personal trainers, spa therapists and medical experts under one roof in Knightsbridge. Members over 21 can undertake specialised cleanse programmes, indulge in wet spa treatments… Read More

KX PRIVATE MEMBERS CLUB

Peter Dubens’s private members health and fitness club opened in 2002, incorporating extensive fitness facilities, a spa (complete with nail bar, sauna and steam rooms), a restaurant and separate clubhouse. It also houses bespoke studios for combat, yoga and Pilates…. Read More

THE LIBRARY

LONDON NOTTING HILL

London’s Notting Hill is home to a rather novel exercise environment. The private members gym is lined with bookshelves. Clients who complete daily 15-minute workouts average a fat loss of 7.5lbs and muscle gains of 3 lbs, in just 12… Read More

THE SPA AT DOLPHIN SQUARE

LONDON PIMLICO

Pimlico’s Dolphin Square is one of the capital’s hidden treasures. It is home to a small, secret spa offering authentic Moroccan cleansing rituals. The 4,000-square foot spa houses traditional Hammam bathing chambers, a salt-infused steam room, a tepidarium, and relaxation… Read More

THE SPA AT MANDARIN ORIENTAL

LONDON KNIGHTSBRIDGE

Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London, is an institution. The hotel recently commenced an extensive renovation, and the two-storey spa is also expanding. Of note is the new Lifestyle & Beauty area, where guests can book with specialist therapists, and an… Read More

SOUTH KENSINGTON CLUB

LONDON KENSINGTON

At the members-only South Kensington Club, it matters not who you know, but who you are. The club brings together ‘a mix of ‘interesting and interested’ individuals’. A skylit gym on the top floor features a modern combination of wood… Read More

SP&CO

LONDON CHELSEA

Only a handful of members can use this Chelsea health and fitness club at any one time, meaning SP&Co is exclusively for those who value privacy. Ensuring the most private and individualised of services, members enjoy the use of private… Read More

Top Recommended Private Doctors

DR LISA ANDERSON

PLATINUM MEDICAL CENTRE

Dr Lisa Anderson runs a private GP practice out of Wellington Hospital’s Platinum Medical Centre, the UK’s largest private diagnostic and outpatient centre, while also working as a partner at an NHS practice in Hampstead Garden Suburb. Her medical interests… Read More

DR ANUJ CHATURVEDI

HEALTHCLIC

Dr Anuj Chaturvedi is the Medical Director of HealthClic, a discreet, private office offering concierge medicine to London clients. Their clients range from busy CEOs to TV presenters and film directors, and HealthClic offers personalised, ‘hassle-free’ healthcare. Dr Chaturvedi brings… Read More

PRIYANKA CHATURVEDI

HEALTHCLIC

Daughter of two doctors and businesswoman Priyanka Chaturvedi (who attended the prestigious Cambridge Judge Business School) recognised quickly from her own experiences that modern medicine was still reactive rather than proactive. ‘In London, the medical sector is old-fashioned – they’re… Read More

DR MICHAEL CLARKE

KNIGHTSBRIDGE DOCTORS

Dr Michael Clarke has practiced at Knightsbridge Doctors since 1978, having previously worked in hospitals. While his main focus is on general practice, he is also very experienced in occupational medicine. He provides a full range of services for corporate… Read More

DR YASMIN CONWAY

DR KELLY & ASSOCIATES

Dr Yasmin Conway is the medical director at Dr Kelly & Associates in Broadgate, a private practice specialising in corporate healthcare. The practice treats employers and their employees at some of the City’s largest financial organisations. Operating for more than… Read More

DR MICHAEL CRISWELL

CRISWELL PRACTICE

Dr Michael Criswell is a fourth-generation doctor who established his private family practice in 1991. He tells us that ‘it’s a friendly, informal practice. I’ve dealt with all types of people, HNWs and others. It’s not what they’re worth but… Read More

DR PAUL ETTLINGER

LONDON GENERAL PRACTICE

‘We provide high-quality, personal care,’ Dr Paul Ettlinger says of the private Harley Street practice he founded. The practice is renowned for swift same- or next-day appointments, and hold monthly clinical governance meetings ‘to ensure we’re providing the very best… Read More

DR NEIL HAUGHTON

THE PORTOBELLO CLINIC

Dr Neil Haughton has been a senior partner at the Portobello Clinic in Notting Hill for 18 years, and prides himself on providing traditional general practice. ‘I emphasise personal service [and] continuity of care over many years,’ he says. ‘I… Read More

DR PETER KING-LEWIS

KING-LEWIS FAMILY PRACTICE

The King-Lewis Family Practice on Sloane Street is dedicated to families and to treating their everyday medical needs. Home visits are possible 24 hours a day, and when referrals are necessary, Dr Peter King-Lewis makes use of his network of… Read More

DR ROBERT LEFEVER

REAL RECOVERY

Dr Robert Lefever specialises in helping patients with addictions, including drugs, alcohol, addictive behaviours and eating disorders, and has done so for more than 30 years. He previously ran a private practice and rehab in South Kensington and Kent with… Read More

DR ANDREW MCIVER

SLOANE MEDICAL PRACTICE

Dr Andrew McIver, a director of Sloane Medical Practice since 2010, enjoys ‘seeing patients from diverse backgrounds and seeing how medicine bridges the cultural gaps in our society’. He also enjoys the variety of specialities that general practice has to… Read More

DR CRISTINA ROMETE

ROC CLINIC, ABERDEEN & LONDON

Dr Cristina Romete is based in Aberdeen, but holds monthly clinics in the ROC Clinic on London’s Harley Street. ‘I get to know any new patients and their past medical backgrounds fully from the start, so I can… carry out… Read More

Top Recommended Psychiatrists and Life Coaches

MARK BOYDEN

MARK BOYDEN ASSOCIATES

Mark Boyden is highly discreet when it comes to helping UHNWs, senior corporate executives and the members of the world’s royal families which make up his core client base. ‘You have to be innately intuitive and clinically sound,’ he says…. Read More

CALUM MORRISON

EXTRAORDINARY ADVENTURE CLUB

Calum Morrison specialises in helping lost and overwhelmed HNWs and CEO s. Morrison believes that beneath the apathy or waywardness of the super successful is usually a lack of self-awareness and disconnection with identity. ‘In particular, heirs of enterprise families… Read More

DR. RAJ PERSAUD

Dr Raj Persaud has been told that he has seen more billionaires than any other therapist in the world. ‘The availability of highquality independent healthcare in the Harley Street and surrounding areas in London is an essential aspect of why… Read More

MICHAEL SERWA

Michael Serwa is London’s highest paid life coach, with UNHWs paying up to £35,000 a year to have him at their beck and call. Two-hour sessions are the norm, and Serwa encourages messages at any time during the coaching period…. Read More

Top Recommended Rehabilitation Centres

BETHESDA HOUSE

In the very south of South Africa, on the beautiful Garden Route between the Western and Eastern Cape, lies this exclusive drug rehabilitation centre. Patients are treated as individuals during their rehab programme, which can extend for a maximum of… Read More

CASSIOBURY COURT

To the north west of London sits Cassiobury Court, a residential alcohol and drug rehabilitation clinic treating clients with anxiety, eating disorders, depression, stress management and other compulsive behaviours. With room for just 13 patients, clients benefit from personalised, holistic… Read More

CASTLE CRAIG HOSPITAL

Scotland’s Castle Craig Hospital was founded in 1988 as a residential rehabilitation hospital. Treating those with addictions, as well as complex illnesses including trauma and PTSD, it has established itself as a reliable and respected rehab centre. Approximately 10,000 patients… Read More

CLOUDS HOUSE

Visitors can stay for up to six weeks at Clouds House, which adopts an abstinence-based approach to addressing addiction. Key elements of the treatment programme include supervised detoxes, group therapy and one-to-one relapse prevention counselling. Programmes can also include reading… Read More

COTTONWOOD

Numerous addictions, such as to drugs, spending or video games, can be treated at Cottonwood in Arizona’s Sonoran desert. It also helps patients recover from the behavioural problems that often go hand in hand with addiction. Cottonwood defines itself as… Read More

PAUL FLYNN

ADDCOUNSEL

‘No one in Europe provides what we have in place, a service aimed squarely at the HNW category,’ says Paul Flynn, CEO of Addcounsel, a pioneering multi-disciplinary healthcare service based in the heart of London’s Mayfair, which devises bespoke recovery… Read More

LIFE WORKS COMMUNITY

The team of consultants and therapists at the Georgian manor house-based Life Works Community in Old Woking, Surrey, has more than a decade of specialised experience in behavioural health. Its work encompasses treating all forms of addiction, including internet addiction,… Read More

PROMIS

Promis has a countryside retreat in Kent, and several residential clinics in London, each offering specialised treatment for those with addictive behaviours. The attentive staff have more than 25 years of experience in treating patients with addictions, as well as… Read More

THE PRIORY HOSPITAL ROEHAMPTON

The Priory Hospital Roehampton has a reputation for treating mental health conditions, from anxiety and depression to addictions and eating disorders. Expert psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses and therapists devise bespoke treatment programmes for patients. Priory take a multidisciplinary approach and incorporate… Read More

THE KUSNACHT PRACTICE

The Kusnacht Practice has an astonishing reputation for treating individuals with psychological disorders. It treats addiction, mental health and eating disorders among others by creating tailormade care plans. Preferring to use medication as a last resort, the approach to recovery… Read More

WHITE RIVER MANOR

Only a few miles from Kruger National Park, White River Manor is a luxury rehab lodge for addicts to recover in a truly tranquil environment. It customises treatment plans for clients, who tend to stay at the lodge for between… Read More