Bupa Stomach Surgery

Bupa Stomach Surgery

Stomach surgery can be applied to many kinds of treatment from hernias to obesity. There are various clinics and hospitals in the UK that can provide stomach surgery, both NHS and private. Some private hospitals will specialise in healthcare and can offer the same treatments that can be found on the NHS, other will specialise in cosmetic surgery and only offer stomach surgery related to weight loss. If you are looking for a wide range of stomach surgery procedures then BUPA, the leading provide healthcare organisation in the UK is a wise choice.

BUPA history

BUPA stomach surgery procedures are second to none in the UK and 60 years’ experience in healthcare is testament to this. Since being established in 1940, BUPA has gone onto to be an international leader in healthcare and now have customers in 200 different countries. BUPA can now be associated with various GP and dental services along with hundreds of nursing homes.

Stomach surgery treatments

BUPA stomach surgery is available to all kinds of patients and is able to provide hernia repair, ulcer removal and weight loss surgery. Each surgical procedure is carried out by world class surgeons working alongside a team of qualified nurses and other healthcare professionals such as dieticians, and done in high standard facilities in hospitals across the UK.

Anyone undergoing BUPA stomach surgery is able to take advantage of a service that is tailored the individual needs of each patient, the in depth service will begin from initial consultation and carry on through until the final aftercare appointment.

The consultation appointment will involve a meeting with the surgeon who will carry out the operation, this gives the patient the chance to discuss surgery and have any questions answered. During the consultancy, the surgeon will detail the different methods of surgery and which applies best to your circumstances, the benefits and the risks of surgery will also be discussed.

BUPA stomach surgery is carried out either through open surgery or laparoscopic surgery, the latter is the most used. Laparoscopic surgery can lower hospital times and speed up recovery; it also lowers the risks of complications and side effects occurring.

The aftercare provided by BUPA will involve hospital stay for as long as required and regular appointments afterwards right up until the patient is fully recovered. Expert nurses will be on hand 24 hours a day during hospital stay and are able to provide pain relief where needed.

Health cover by BUPA

Stomach surgery, when done privately can cost large amounts, BUPA can offer health insurance to customers in the UK and abroad. BUPA health insurance can cover the customer no matter where in the world they may be, the insurance holder is also granted access to a wide range of BUPA hospitals around the world and a 24 hour medical helpline. Cash plans are also offered so that patients can claim back the costs of everyday healthcare including visits to dieticians and dentists. Health insurance is provided to:

  • Individuals
  • Families
  • Companies