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    Posted January 12, 2014 by
    Rossendale, United Kingdom

    Hospitals In France See an Increase in request for Surgery from UK Clients


    Private hospitals in France have recently seen an increase in enquiries for gastric band surgery from people from Great Britain and Ireland.

    Private Clinics in France have just witnessed an escalation in demands for gastric band surgery from people from the UK and Ireland, especially for gastric band surgery , gastric bypass, and tummy tucks.

    In a recent discussion with an Obesity surgeon in Northern France, the surgeon said that he considered that this was maybe due to the fact that there had recently been more discussion on Obesity and the way it effects individuals lives. He also said that another reason for the increase in request from England was because of the lengthy waiting time for lap band surgery on the National health service and the recent cutbacks in NHS surgery for Gastric Band surgery.

    The UK NHS has announced that gastric band surgery has been effectively downgraded and only Urgent and Life threatening cases are currently being considered as being necessary and so many desperate People are seeking Surgery elswhere. As this surgery in the UK can cost over £7,000 compared to costing as little as £3,000 at a group of clinics in France

    With the ever growing ease of access from most parts of Great Britain, it now makes it perfectly acceptable to travel to France at a reasonable cost.  Private hospitals In France observing an Increase in gastric band Surgery requests from Great Britain and Ireland are in convenient locations close to airports or rail networks. This means that travelers can gain access by most methods of transport. . There are also many hospitals in France such as Calais, Normandy, Paris, and even as far afield as Nice which welcome visitors from Great Britain and Ireland.

    We also found that most of the Medical and Professional Qualifications of the Cosmetic surgeons, and Plastic surgeons who carry out the procedures in France, are also registered to practice in the UK. All surgical procedures are carried out to the same, or higher standards normally expected in Great Britain thanks to EU standardisation of Medical Qualification. France also Benefits from what is Considered by many to be one of the best Health Service providers in the Western World.

    By Geoff Lord

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