Private Hernia Surgery
Inguinal Hernia Operation CostSome thoughts on the economic case for private hernia surgery...
Prices start from £1850 - £2,500 depending on the type of procedure. Regency Health quote £2,500 for Hernia Repair
(Source: Sunday Times 15th April 2018).
Economics of a hernia operationWe know that the average salary in the UK is £27,600 at time of writing (January 2018), so...
given that you may in pain or incapacitated and unable to earn for several months while waiting for a National Health Service operation,
private surgery makes economic sense for a working man on a waiting list longer than a month for the average employed person (£27,600/12) = £2,300. We are using the example of men only because a man is approximately 10 x as likely to have an inguinal hernia as a woman.
To support this, we know from patient feedback that Inguinal hernia surgery is far and away beneficial to patient outcomes:
A recent Daily Mail article on the benefits of private hernia surgery done by expert practitioners.
Our own personal conclusion:
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