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Consultant Vascular Surgeon - Varicose and Thread Vein Expert
 

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Information for patients without
private medical insurance

If you do not have private medical insurance, all forms of medical treatment under the care of Mr Gaunt are still available to you and you can make an appointment for a consultation in one of his clinics without a GP referral letter.

  1. For patients without private medical insurance the hospitals where Mr Gaunt practices offer package price options for procedures, which include the following fees:
    • Surgeons fees
    • Anaesthetic fees
    • Hospital fees
    • 1 x follow up consultation after the procedure
  2. When patients who are self-paying have attended for a consultation and the exact treatment they require is known customer services at the chosen hospital will send the patient a price quotation for their procedure. This quote is sent by post and includes the fees above. It enables patients to know the cost of their proposed treatment with no pressure to go ahead.
  3. The package prices quoted by the hospital do not include the cost of the initial consultation to see Mr Gaunt, which is a separate charge invoiced by Mr Gaunt’s office.
  4. If patients decide they would like to proceed, once they have received their quote, they can then telephone Mr Gaunt’s office to book in their treatment.
  5. Payment for all package price options is made to the hospital and this is then divided between the parties involves.  Payment has to have been received by the hospital prior to procedures going ahead. 
  6. Payment can be made by debit or credit card to the hospital or by cheque allowing ten days for bank clearance facilities.

Private medical insurance?

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If you do not have private medical insurance, all forms of medical treatment under the care of Mr Gaunt are still available to you and you can make an appointment for a consultation in one of his clinics without a GP referral letter.