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Speciality: Low Priority Procedures

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Bunion – Hallux Valgus

  

A bunion is a bony deformity of the joint at the base of the big toe. The medical name is hallux valgus.

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

  

Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a relatively common condition that causes a tingling sensation, numbness and sometimes pain in the hand and fingers.

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Chalazion

  

A chalazion also known as a meibomian gland lipogranuloma, is a cyst in the eyelid that is caused by inflammation of a blocked meibomian gland.

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Circumcision (male)

  

Male circumcision is the surgical removal of the foreskin

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Dupuytrens Disease

  

Dupuytren’s contracture (Dupuytren's disease) is a condition that affects the hands and fingers.

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Gallstones – Cholecystectomy

  

Gallbladder removal surgery, also known as a cholecystectomy, is a very common procedure.

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Ganglion (Hand & Wrist)

  

A ganglion cyst is a fluid-filled swelling that usually develops near a joint or tendon.

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Grommets & Myringotomy (Adults)

  

Treatment for Otitis Media with Effusion (OME) in adults is a Low Priority Procedure (LPP) and not routinely funded. Prior approval will normally be required before treatment starts in secondary care.

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Neurophysiology: Nerve Conduction Studies (NCS)

  

Accepts NHS E-referrals for nerve conduction testing for carpal tunnel screening and ulnar nerve screening at the elbow or wrist ONLY. This is not an EMG service.

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Rhinoplasty Septorhinoplasty Septoplasty

  

Rhinoplasty changes the appearance of the nose often using a graft or implant. Septorhinoplasty straightens or repairs the septum that separates the nostrils and alters the shape of the nose. Septoplasty repairs a deviated septum to improve breathing.

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Spinal injections

  

Back injections may help treat two major back pain with radiculopathy

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Trigger Finger – Adults

  

Trigger finger is a condition that affects one or more of the hand's tendons, making it difficult to bend the affected finger or thumb.

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Varicose Veins

  

Varicose veins are swollen and enlarged veins – usually blue or dark purple – that usually occur on the legs.