Refunded Haemorrhoid treatment abroad avoiding NHS Waiting Time is now possible. Haemorrhoids are enlarged blood vessels in the anus and lower rectum. The rectum is the last area of the large intestine before it exits to the anus. Haemorrhoid swell when the veins enlarge and vein walls become stretched, thin, and can be irritated by passing stool.
There are two types of haemorrhoids:
Internal haemorrhoids lie inside the rectum. Usually, it is not possible to see or feel these haemorrhoids, and they rarely cause discomfort. Sometimes passing stool can damage haemorrhoid’s surface and cause it to bleed. In some cases, straining can push an internal haemorrhoid through the anal opening.
External haemorrhoids are under the skin around your anus looking like enlarged blood vessels. Irritated external haemorrhoids can itch or bleed.
Savings for haemorrhoid treatment abroad
You can save money and time by opting for treatment abroad. Cost of haemorrhoid laser surgery abroad is lower than in UK private clinics, and there are no waiting times.
As a rule, the cost of surgery treatment abroad is lower than in the UK. Haemorrhoid surgery in the UK can be very expensive, and in many EU countries, the same procedure can be found at a fraction of the cost.
The actual cost savings you can make by having treatment abroad will vary depending on the procedure you want and the country you want to go to. Many popular treatment destinations abroad offer savings of 50- 80% compared to the cost of private haemorrhoid treatment in the UK.
Cost of treatment in private clinic abroad
The total cost of haemorrhoid treatment for your treatment usually is lower than having the treatment in UK private clinic. In addition, NHS allows you to bypass the NHS queue for haemorrhoid treatment, by reimbursing costs of treatment, if you receive private treatment abroad. So actual costs for surgery will be much lower than planned.
Why treatment abroad is cheaper?
Treatment abroad is cheaper because their costs of service are lower. The wages paid to the surgeons and private clinic staff abroad can be far less than those paid in the UK. It is far less expensive to run a private clinic abroad than if it is to run one of a similar standard here in the UK, so clinic abroad to cut their prices they don’t have to charge as much for their services.
Why did patients choose to have haemorrhoid surgery abroad?
There are more than one reasons depending on diagnose, required treatment, costs and others, these reasons include:
- Costs of surgery – haemorrhoid treatment abroad can often be found at a fraction of the price in the UK.
- No waiting time –NHS are having long waiting time for haemorrhoid treatment. By travelling abroad you can get treatment significantly sooner. And in some cases get a refund for haemorrhoid treatment abroad.
- New surgery treatments – NHS often offers the cheapest available service. In a private clinic abroad you and your doctor can choose the best available treatment for you.
- Specialist services – private clinics abroad tend to offer specialised haemorrhoid treatment equipment and well educated medical staff.
Haemorrhoid treatment can be covered by the NHS and can be refunded if haemorrhoid treatment is received in a private clinic abroad. Haemorrhoid treatment abroad could be an alternative you can afford.