Many private health clinics in Belgium are receiving an increase in requests for information for obesity surgery such as gastric band surgery and gastric bypass surgery from people in many parts of the UK and Ireland since the UK Government recently announced it was considering cutting back on these types of surgery to save money for the NHS.
It is assumed that this was due to the recent increase in publicity on the cutbacks, and in particular with respect to Obesity and the effect that it has on peopleâ€™s lives in general. Another possibility for the increase in request from the UK could also be because of the lengthy waiting time for gastric band surgery on the NHS in many parts of the UK.
With the increased ease of access from most areas of the UK, it now makes it perfectly acceptable and cost effective to travel to Belgium at a reasonable cost.
Many of the hospitals which specialise in gastric band surgery and other types of obesity surgery in Belgium are in convenient locations close to airports or rail networks. This means that travelers are able to use a variety of methods of transport, and because many local area airports in the UK now offer direct flights to airports in Belgium this has become especially attractive. There are also many hospitals and Clinics in Belgium, especially in the Brussels area,
Because of this new ease of access to Belgium and other European Cities visitors can benefit from the lower costs of obesity surgery in offered in Belgium, with Gastric Bands Surgery and Gastric by-pass Surgery being the most popular choices.
We also discovered that most of the Medical and Professional Qualifications of the Obesity surgeons who carry out these procedures in Belgium are also registered to practice in the UK. Â Belgian Hospitals also Benefits from what is considered by many to be one of the best Health Care Service providers in the Western World.