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Championing the benefits of surgery under local anaesthetic

Championing the benefits of surgery under local anaesthetic

We are pleased that the national press are championing the benefits of having surgery under local anaesthetic: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-8979415/Would-surgeons-knife-WIDE-AWAKE-cut-waiting-time-operation.html  We are proud that, for the last 12 years, we have carried out all of our private and NHS procedures under local anaesthetic (with and without sedation).  There is no general anaesthetic and our patients go home a few hours after their procedure to recover in...

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Update on our cosmetic surgery clinics and theatre lists

Update on our cosmetic surgery clinics and theatre lists

As you may already know, The Westbourne Centre has been providing support to the NHS during the Covid-19 pandemic. Whilst we are still continuing to support our local Trust hospitals, we have now been given the green light to resume some of our own services alongside this. This includes some of our cosmetic surgery services. We are very excited to announce that face to face consultations can be booked again with all of our Consultant Cosmetic Surgeons. We still continue to follow strict...

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Our Patients' Peace of Mind Pledge

Our Patients' Peace of Mind Pledge

We understand that attending a hospital can be an anxious time for many people, especially in the current climate. The Westbourne Centre has been providing support to the NHS and successfully carrying out operations throughout the COVID period. This experience has allowed us to develop a patient care pathway that adheres to all the latest government guidelines and maintains a safe clinical environment for both patients and staff. We pledge to our patients we will do all we can to alleviate...

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We are recruiting!

We are recruiting!

Are you a Scrub Nurse/Operating Department Practitioner looking to join a wonderful theatre team?Look no further! We'd love to hear from you. Apply now  

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Your mental health post-lockdown – the new unknown

Your mental health post-lockdown – the new unknown

As we start to ease out of lockdown, adjusting to the new unknown may be associated with a mixture of emotions and reactions. Some people may feel extremely relieved that things are slowly getting back to ‘normal’, others may feel very anxious. Dr Konstantine Loumidis, our Consultant Clinical Psychologist offers some advice on how to help you navigate through the unknown… What is on your mind? For a lot of us, there may be a sense of worry or indeed anxiety about the new unknown. How...

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When are we reopening?

When are we reopening?

We know a lot of you are keen to know when our private clinics will be back up and running again so we just wanted to give you a little update about the current situation here at The Centre as well as our future plans. Unfortunately, we can’t give a definitive date as to when our private clinics will be back up and running as for the moment, we are still very much dedicated to supporting the NHS. We are working very closely with NHS England and our local Trusts so we will let you know as...

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Beauty tips to help get you through the lockdown…

Beauty tips to help get you through the lockdown…

We know that a lot of you are missing your beauty and non-surgical treatments at the moment so Giorgina, our Beauty Therapist, has put together a few ‘quarantine tips’ to help get you through the lockdown…  (1) Don’t forget your sunscreen! This is the single most important thing to remember when it comes to your skin care routine as over 80% of skin ageing is caused by the sun. Whether you’re in the garden or out for your daily exercise, make sure to apply your sunscreen (even if...

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Important information for patients

Important information for patients

The Westbourne Centre is proud to be supporting our NHS. In line with current guidelines all pre-existing (non-urgent) appointments and procedures will be postponed and new patients (both NHS and private) are not being accepted at this time. We will be contacting all patients that this affects in due course. Please do not attend your appointment or procedure if it is not urgent. If you are required to visit the hospital, please do not attend if you are showing any Coronavirus symptoms,...

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The Independent Healthcare Sector Pledges Support to NHS

The Independent Healthcare Sector Pledges Support to NHS

As part of Ramsay Health Care UK (Ramsay), The Westbourne Centre has offered its full support to the National Health Service to assist with its response to the COVID-19 outbreak.

As part of Ramsay Health Care UK (Ramsay), The Westbourne Centre has offered its full support to the National Health Service to assist with its response to the COVID-19 outbreak. Ramsay’s global Managing Director, Craig McNally, wrote to Sir Simon Stevens earlier in the week to confirm Ramsay’s complete commitment. Working with the other independent sector providers, Ramsay has agreed a major deal with NHS England to provide additional emergency capacity to the NHS. The major deal has...

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The Westbourne Centre’s Response to Corona Virus (COVID19)

The Westbourne Centre’s Response to Corona Virus (COVID19)

In line with advice from Public Health England, please be aware that you should not attend The Centre for any appointments, planned admissions, or accompany a patient as a visitor, if you have any of the following symptoms:  A new persistent cough A temperature Breathing difficulties Otherwise, we are taking a "business as usual" approach.  For further information and advice, please see the NHS website. The advice is changing regularly, but we will do our best to keep our patients...

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