The operation will be explained to you in detail at your consultation with Mr Cossey who will also ask you some questions required by Dr Bali, your personal anaesthetist.
Dr Bali will contact you prior to your surgery to go through this information and to answer any concerns you may have regarding the procedure.
Julie Chaffey will speak with you following your consultation and decision to proceed with surgery. Julie will work with you to secure you a convenient date for surgery that suits your occupational and social commitments. She will also provide insured patients with all the information they need to gain authorisation from their insurer and, is happy to speak directly to any insurance company should they require further details.
If you wish to arrange payment personally for surgery Julie will be able to advice of the necessary steps. Julie will also liaise with the hospital who will then send you details of the financial packages they have available, should you require.
The hospital will contact you to confirm your booking, send you details of all your admission arrangements and what to do on the day of surgery. You will be sent full instructions regarding eating and drinking restrictions necessary for surgery. Some patients require a pre-operative assessment which takes place at the hospital. If you require one of these appointments the hospital will contact you directly and book this for a week prior to surgery.