We provide procedures for a comprehensive range of diagnostic and surgical care hernia treatments.
General and more specific guidelines will be given to you by your consultant when you are booked for surgery and your procedure will be explained to you and where you will have the opportunity to ask any questions. The consultant anaesthetist that will be involved in your case and our practice manager will also contact you in the week running up to surgery.
Every case and patient are different and this is something that you should discuss with your consultant at your consultation and before your are booked for surgery.
This will be discussed with you prior to surgery. After any procedure you may be given additional medications such as pain killers to take home. The doses, times to take the medications and other instructions around these medications will be explained to you in detail before discharge.
Please call us on 0161 495 7754 Monday to Friday and between 9am - 5pm or email us at email@example.com
For out of office hours, please call the phone number given to you on discharge hospital.
Depending on your procedure, most patients usually go home on the same day or the day after surgery. This will be discussed with you on the day of your procedure.
This obviously depends on what procedure you have undergone and will be discussed with you by your consultant.
It is always recommended to eat sensibly following any procedure as the anaesthesia, painkillers and surgery may make you feel nauseous – so have small light meals. It is advisable to avoid rich, spicy or fatty foods and alcohol for 48 hours after your procedure but after this you should be able to return to a normal diet.
We would want you to return to the hospital if you experience any of the following; SEVERE abdominal pains that are not alleviated by the pain killers you are discharged with after a few hours; high temperatures or fevers and chills; repeated vomiting; wound problems that your GP or GP nurse cannot manage.
Yes, your consultant will follow up your procedure. You will be told about your follow up appointment on discharge. To confirm your follow up date and time please contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org
To make a consultation please telephone 0161 495 7754 and we will be happy to help you arrange a convenient appointment.
When you arrive for your consultation, please bring any medical records and a list of your current medications.