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Printable advice sheet to take with you to hospital on being prepared and actions you may need to take
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Why go private?
There are many reasons to choose private medical treatment. Perhaps you want to avoid a lengthy NHS waiting list?
Private hospital treatment: What to consider
A checklist of things self-paying and insured patients should consider when planning private treatment
How to choose a private doctor
A checklist of questions to ask your doctor or surgeon, to print and take with you to your initial consultation
How to choose a private hospital or clinic
A checklist of things to consider when choosing a private hospital or clinic
Going private with health insurance
Learn the process for insured patients and get top tips for navigating the system.
Going private without health insurance
Learn the process if you’re paying for your own treatment and get top tips for navigating the system.
Considering private medical insurance?
10 questions to ask a health insurance company before buying a policy
Do I need a referral from a GP?
Top tips to make sure you are well prepared to see a private doctor or specialist
What happens if something goes wrong?
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to the UK Government’s Office for National Statistics.