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Access to Specialists in Private Health
Access to Specialists in Private Health
Private patients can now take an active role in the decision over who takes over their treatment and care. When possible, requests for a specialist will be taken into…...
Addiction Treatments Available Via Private Health Care
Addiction Treatments Available Via Private Health Care
A range of private treatments are available at clinics and rehab centres in the UK for people addicted to drugs, alcohol, smoking or who have food disorders....
Health Insurance and Private Treatment Abroad
Health Insurance and Private Treatment Abroad
The option of medical tourism is becoming more attractive as prices for private treatments elsewhere in Europe can be lower than in the UK but do private medical…...
Non-Surgical Treatments in the Private Sector
Non-Surgical Treatments in the Private Sector
It is not just cosmetic operations and routine procedures that can be offered by private hospitals and clinics; there are many non-surgical options also....
Private Health Screening for Colorectal Cancer
Private Health Screening for Colorectal Cancer
Faecal occult blood test screening for colon cancer is now offered throughout the UK for 60-69 year olds. Others may find it convenient to have colorectal cancer…...
Private Health Treatments for Breast Cancer
Private Health Treatments for Breast Cancer
If you have private medical insurance, perhaps through work, and you are diagnosed with breast cancer, it may be worth looking at what treatments are available at…...
Private Health Treatments for Digestive Problems
Private Health Treatments for Digestive Problems
Going private is possible for several different types of digestive problems. Having difficult with an eating disorder, losing weight, worried about bowel cancer - a…...
Private Health: Not Just for Cosmetic Surgery
Private Health: Not Just for Cosmetic Surgery
Cosmetic surgical procedures such as breast surgery, liposuction and facelifts are very common in the private sector, but there are also many other types of surgery…...
Private Healthcare and Cancer Treatment
Private Healthcare and Cancer Treatment
Although there may seem to be many benefits to having private health insurance or seeking private healthcare, the issues surrounding cancer treatments within this…...
Private Healthcare and Fertility Treatments
Private Healthcare and Fertility Treatments
Fertility treatments are varied but can be expensive. As private patients it is important to find out exactly what is included in the total price making sure that…...
Private Healthcare and Long Term Illness
Private Healthcare and Long Term Illness
Long term illnesses can be very expensive for the person funding the care and treatment involved in these conditions so it is not frequently considered in association…...
Private Healthcare for Children
Private Healthcare for Children
As children are so well cared for within the structure of the NHS, there are not many services offered to kids within the private sector....
Private Healthcare for Older Patients
Private Healthcare for Older Patients
As the population ages and we live longer the need for private healthcare seems a logical step but it is also a fact that the costs of such policies increase with the…...
Private Treatment for Eating Disorders
Private Treatment for Eating Disorders
Private treatment for eating disorders can involve a residential stay or regular outpatient treatment at one of the private clinics that offers this service....
Private Treatments for Obesity
Private Treatments for Obesity
Private healthcare offers several surgical procedures to make it possible for very obese people to lose weight. These usually target stomach volume....
Prostate Cancer and Private Sector Health
Prostate Cancer and Private Sector Health
It is possible to go privately to obtain a range of treatments for prostate cancer, including surgery and localised radiotherapy. It offers some advantages for men…...
Scar Treatments Available On Private Health Care
Scar Treatments Available On Private Health Care
Severe scars can be eligible for treatment within the NHS but the majority of scars require treatment for cosmetic reasons. Private hospitals in the UK offer many…...
Screening for Breast Cancer on Private Health
Screening for Breast Cancer on Private Health
Although the NHS now has an excellent screening programme for women over 50, it may be possible for those younger than this to be able to purchase a screening…...
What Private Physiotherapy Treatments Are Available?
What Private Physiotherapy Treatments Are Available?
Private physiotherapy involves a detailed assessment and then treatment, usually physical manipulation and exercises, to solve a range of mobility problems....
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