If your GP needs to refer you for a physical or mental health condition, in most cases you have a legal right to choose which hospital or service you go to. This includes NHS and many private hospitals that provide services to the NHS. You may also choose your clinical team led by a consultant or named healthcare professional.
You can find more information in the patient leaflet.
To find out more about choosing your hospital or service visit www.nhs.uk/patientchoice or ask your GP.