Are you eligible?

Are you or your loved ones suitable for treatment? Click below to view our criteria and to find out if you can be treated at Practice Plus Group Surgical Centre, St Mary’s Portsmouth.

Safe criteria for treatment:

Patients that do not meet the safe criteria for treatment are not suitable for surgery at Practice Plus Group Surgical Centre, St Mary’s Portsmouth:

  • The patient must be aged 18 years or over
  • The patient must not be pregnant
  • The patient must not have unstable diabetes
  • The patient must not require an overnight stay
  • The patient does not have central Sleep Apnoea, decompensated Chronic Heart Failure (CHF), COPD requiring home oxygen or cardiomyopathy with an ejection fraction of <30%
  • The patient has not had a Myocardial Infarction (MI) within last 3 months

An outpatient appointment is required if:

  • The patient has a Body Mass Index higher than 40
  • The patient has unstable angina or aortic stenosis
  • The patient is drug or alcohol dependent

For diagnostic imaging referrals:

  • The patient must be aged 18 years or over
  • The patient must not be pregnant

For our Dermatology service:

  • The patient must be aged 4 years or over
  • The patient have a pre-diagnosed chronic condition

For our Audiology service:

  • The patient must be aged 55 years or over

Please note that we only provide general abdominal, renal and gynaecological ultrasound scanning tests and all of our endoscopy clinics are nurse led.

As long as the condition is managed, and the patient is stable upon admission for treatment, we can accept patients with:

  • Angina
  • Asthma
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Diabetes
  • High blood pressure
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Dementia

6 simple steps to get back on track

Step 1: Get in touch with us

Our friendly team is on hand to answer any questions you might have, and explain our self pay solution to you before you start. We’ll make sure you have all the information you need.
Just call us on 0330 058 1809.

Step 2: Get your referral

Before you come to see us, speak to your GP or other healthcare professional (dentist, optometrist or physio, for example) and ask for an open referral letter.

Step 3: Book your appointment

Once you have decided you would like to pay for your treatment, we can arrange your first consultation. Our initial consultation fee is £95.

Step 4: Meet your consultant

Your specialist will discuss treatment options with you and explain any diagnostic tests you might need as part of your individual care package.

Step 5: Book your treatment

You will be given a surgery time with very little wait. Payment is made before you start your treatment.

Step 6: Get your life back on track

We’ll take care of the rest, leaving you to focus on treatment and recovery while our professional medical teams deliver your personalised care.


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“Not only was it considerably cheaper than traditional private hospitals, the CQC rating gave me the reassurance that I could expect high standards of care”.

John Beaumont