On a shopping trip, the hernia became so pronounced and painful that he could no longer walk and he had to be helped back to his car.
His GP’s request for an NHS operation was rejected twice by his local NHS trust and it seemed as if he would face a future with limited activities and increasing pain.
“In the end, my GP suggested having surgery at a private hospital. However, my wife had knee surgery as an NHS patient at Care UK and we had been delighted with the treatment she received. When we found out that the centre was offering self-pay surgery it was the natural choice for me.
The consultant was excellent and inspired real confidence, which is important when you are allowing someone to operate on you.
I am now back to health and looking forward to joining my friends back on the golf course and I would recommend the centre to anyone!”
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Along with all Independent Sector healthcare providers, we will be supporting NHS England by providing essential support to NHS Hospitals during the Coronavirus crisis. As a result, unfortunately, we have to cancel the elective services we offer to our patients. If you have an appointment, somebody will be in touch as soon as possible to discuss. Please bear with us whilst our phone lines are extremely busy and we work through speaking to each individual patient.
For more information on our response to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) crisis, please view the message from our Chief Executive, Jim Easton.