|First appointment||From appointment to treatment*|
|3-4 weeks||10-11 weeks|
Please note: waiting times displayed are indicative and can change on a daily basis.
At Peninsula NHS 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.
For patients with painful gallstones, it is recommended that their gallbladders are removed surgically, usually via minimally invasive keyhole surgery.
This is where an internal part of the body pushes through a weakness in the muscle or surrounding tissue wall. Hernias can occur anywhere in your abdomen, and there are a number of different types – inguinal, femoral, umbilical, incisional and abdominal.