HCA Healthcare UK has long been recognised as a centre of medical excellence and is the largest private hospital group in London, with six world-class acute hospitals, a major orthopaedics and sports medicine centre and HCA laboratories. HCA Inc. is an American company, also known as Hospital Corporation of America, and the world’s largest private hospital group. HCA’s private hospitals in London are the company’s overseas division. The group has an international reputation for the excellence of its services including Cardiac Care, Oncology, Neuro Surgery and Rehabilitation and Assisted Conception and Women’s Health. Working closely with the medical teams at London’s teaching hospitals, the group’s hospitals are known to make use of the very latest equipment and medical techniques and to support research in a number of important areas of medicine. From the latest cardiac imaging equipment, which shows heart disease developing long before symptoms occur, to the real time 3D imaging of babies in the womb, HCA is constantly striving to provide the newest technology and training for the benefits of patients, nurses and doctors.