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BMI Healthcare: UK vasectomy clinics

BMI Healthcare

Providing rapid and easy access to vasectomy at private clinics nationwide.


Where can I get a vasectomy in the UK?

Vasectomy is a procedure available on the NHS, however many men find waiting times long and prefer the guarantee of a male doctor.


BMI Healthcare is the largest private hospital group in the UK.  It provides vasectomy performed by specialist urological surgeons at over 60 friendly and comfortable clinics throughout the UK. 

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What is a vasectomy?

A vasectomy is a quick and relatively painless minor operation to cut or block the tubes that carry sperm from the testicles to the penis.  The man is still able to produce semen as usual, however as there is now no sperm in the semen, a pregnancy cannot ensue.


In most cases, a vasectomy will take place under local anaesthetic, with only the scrotum and testicles being numbed.  The procedure takes about 15 minutes and is not painful, although there may be some bruising and pain afterwards that can be alleviated with paracetamol.  It is usually possible to go home the same day and return to work after one or two days, although strenuous activity should be avoided for the following week.

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What are the advantages of a vasectomy?


  • It is over 99% effective
  • It does not interfere with hormone levels or sex drive
  • It is considered a simpler, safer and more reliable form of contraception than female alternatives
  • It does not effective spontaneity during sex
  • It is very rare that there are any long term detrimental effects on health


Who is a vasectomy suitable for?

For many couples, a vasectomy is a safe and effective method of contraception, however a vasectomy is considered a permanent form of sterilisation and should only be considered by men who are sure that they do not want any more children, preferably with the permission of their partner.  Doctors can be reluctant to perform a vasectomy on a man under the age of 30 and usually recommend that the decision to have a vasectomy is not undertaken during a time of crisis or big life changes.


How can I get a vasectomy at BMI Healthcare?

Vasectomy is covered by most medical insurance policies, although it is important to check with an insurer in the first instance.  BMI Medical also welcomes patients without private health insurance and an indicative cost for vasectomy can be obtained by calling 0800 656 9606 or a quote for vasectomy is available via the BMI Healthcare website.


The costs of having a vasectomy can be spread using BMI Healthcare's unique credit card, The BMI Card.

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Contact details

BMI National Enquiry Centre

Unit1, Cameron Court

Cameron Street

Hillington Park

Glasgow

G52 4JX

 

Tel: 0800 656 9606

Fax: 0141 882 6326

 

Email: info@bmihealthcare.co.uk

Website: www.bmihealthcare.co.uk

 

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