Waiting times at Emersons Green Treatment Centre
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*The actual time you wait for surgery at Emersons Green Treatment Centre will depend on many factors, including whether further diagnostics or tests are required, patient choice and how quickly the NHS will approve the funding for your treatment. Nevertheless the vast majority will be in the range detailed above.
Please note: waiting times displayed are indicative and can change on a daily basis.
You have the right to choose where you have your NHS treatment.
At Emersons Green treatment centre we offer free NHS treatments to all patients. You are not required to pay if you are an NHS patient and have been referred for treatment by your GP.
We also offer an affordable self pay option for patients who do not have health insurance, or have been told they are ineligible for NHS treatment.
This is a surgical procedure to remove the womb, and is used to treat conditions such as fibroids, intractable heavy period not responding to medical treatment or Mirena Coil, or endometrial ablation.
Anterior, posterior vaginal wall repair and perineorrhaphy
Vaginal procedure to correct front vaginal wall prolapse and back vaginal wall prolapse.
Over night stay procedure to treat stress urinary incontinence which does not involve using mesh. It can be through small bikini incision or through key hole surgery. It entails insertion of stitches to lift up bladder neck to treat urinary stress incontinence.
Procedure to telescope bladder wall and cavity to investigate recurrent bladder infection and other bladder symptoms.
Keyhole surgery to investigate pelvic and abdominal pain, heavy and painful periods.
A narrow tube with a telescope at the end is inserted into the uterus, sending images to a computer to give a close-up of the womb. This helps with diagnosis in cases where the patient is experiencing a range of issues, including pelvic pain and infertility. Hysteroscopy can also be used to remove fibroids.
Introduction and replacement of contraceptive devices
Removal of displaced coils with missed threads under hysteroscopic guidance.
Introduction and replacement of supporting vaginal pessaries
A vaginal ring pessary is a device inserted into the vagina to hold a prolapse back. It works by holding the vaginal walls in place.
Introduction of transobturator tape (TVTO)
Day case vaginal procedure to insert a tape at mid-urethra. The tape will act as a sling, kinking the urethra, to prevent leakage of urine when coughing, sneezing and exercising (to treat stress urinary incontinence).
Labial surgery (non-cosmetic)
Labial surgery, or labiaplasty, is a surgical procedure to alter the folds of skin surrounding the external female genitalia.
Keyhole surgery to remove the whole ovary with abnormality.
Laparoscopic ovarian cystectomy
Keyhole surgery to remove ovarian cysts.
Keyhole surgery to apply clips to fallopian tubes for contraception.
Laparoscopic treatment of endometriosis and adhesions (scarring)
Keyhole surgery to help treat endometriosis and to divide scarring to relieve abdominal and pelvic pain.
Abdominal procedure to remove large uterine fibroids where the patient would like to retain her uterus and keep her fertility.
Radio frequency endometrial ablation
This is a surgical treatment for women who have heavy periods whereby most of the womb lining is removed using radio frequency waves.
Removal of endometrial and cervical polyps
An endometrial polyp or uterine polyp is a mass in the inner lining of the uterus
Procedure to correct vault prolapsed vaginally when the uterus (womb) is not present.
Procedure to correct uterine (womb) prolapsed vaginally if the patient desires to keep her uterus.
This procedure studies how the bladder and urethra are doing their job of storing and releasing urine. Tests can help explain any problems with incontinence, painful urination and many other issues.
Procedure to remove the womb through the vagina for heavy periods or prolapse.