Streamline Surgical provide bariatric (weight loss) surgeries for the NHS in Queen Alexandra Hospital Portsmouth with Shaw Somers, Nick Carter and Ben Knight.
The NICE Guidelines (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence), used by the NHS states that people wishing to seek treatment for obesity under the NHS must fit one of the following criteria:
A BMI +35 with other weight related illness such as sleep apnoea, heart conditions or Type 2 Diabetes; or
A BMI + 40 if they do not have additional health related illnesses.
If you would like to be considered for NHS funded bariatric surgery with Streamline Surgical, please contact your GP and ask to be referred to Mr Somers at the Queen Alexandra Hospital in Portsmouth. Be prepared that you may be required to complete a weight management course in the first instance.
Your GP will need to send his referral to:
Mr Shaw Somers
The Queen Alexandra Hospital
Streamline Surgical offers a wide range of surgical and non-surgical weight loss treatments to self-funding and Vitality Health Members.
Fee paying patients can choose to have their bariatric surgery at any one of our surgical centres and with the Streamline Surgical Surgeon of your choice.
You will undergo a full health assessment with our weight loss surgery experts, including specialist consultants, nurses and dietitians. Their role is to help you make an informed choice, not only on whether or not surgery is the right decision for you, but also to help ensure that any choice you make regarding your treatment is the best suited to your personal needs.
At present Vitality Health are the only Private Insurance provider to offer full bariatric cover and Streamline Surgical are the only bariatric service provider they trust their members with.
So if you are thinking of having a weight loss surgery privately give us a call and see if we can help you on your way.