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Fees & Payment Options

Our fees are competitive professional fees for our services. Our webpage “Consultations and Tests” gives more detail regarding what you can expect from your Consultations. In accordance with our open, fair practice, and GMC guidance, we will ensure that you are aware of the costs of consultations, investigations and treatments.

Consultations

First consultations usually last for up to 20 minutes, and our fee is currently £180 for the consultation. Occasionally if significantly longer consultations are required for more specialist problems or complex personal factors, then fees may reflect this (being charged pro rate thereafter), though this is less common.  

Follow up Consultations are to discuss results and treatment options, and are charged at similar rates. Post-operative /post-procedural Consultations are usually shorter, and at a significantly reduced cost.

Additional costs / fees are charged for any specialist examinations performed at Consultations, and for outpatient tests or investigations, and services provided by the private hospitals (which will invoice you directly for these also).

If you are self-funding you will be provided with procedure or operation fees to be agreed in advance in conjunction with the relevant Private Hospital provider. Fixed price packages are often available for common procedures, though prices may vary for patients with more complex conditions. Payment in advance, (in full), is usually required by Hospitals prior to you undergoing any procedure.  

Patients may use Private Medical Insurer policies (PMI), and our fees are usually in accordance with PMI recommended or approved fee schemes, where we offer these.

We do reserve the right to apply different fees if we feel that is appropriate, but will ensure this is clearly communicated and agreed with yourself and your PMI in advance of any procedures.

Note: Private medical insurance is a contract between yourself and your insurer. It is your personal responsibility to ensure payment of our fees in full, and of any Hospital invoices. The General Medical Council (GMC) recommends invoicing patients direct to ensure patients understand this, and we advise that it is your responsibility to check what your PMI policy does or does not cover, prior to undergoing investigations or treatments. Any policy excess or costs not covered by your policy will remain your responsibility to pay.

Payment options

There are a variety of ways in which you can pay. Our Payment terms are within 28days of invoice.

  • Internet banking /BACS transfer: settle your account with these methods by transferring the appropriate amount. Please annotate the transfer with the invoice number & your surname.
  • Debit card & Credit Cards: payments can be made by telephone on 01524 844010, but are not available at the actual Consultation. Card transactions are not taken on our behalf by private hospital providers, unless as part of a procedural fixed price package.
  • Cash: we are prepared to accept cash payments at Consultation, though this is not our preferred method. A receipt will be provided subsequently should this be required.
  • Cheques: please make your cheques payable to: Mark Tomlinson.
  • Finance options: many private hospital providers can offer you the option of low interest finance to cover surgical costs, enabling you to repay over an agreed period. Please discuss with us and we can then liaise with our private hospital provider and supply you with relevant details and contacts to discuss this.

"Mark Tomlinson diagnosed my DVT and blood clots on my lung just talking to me. Urgent scans confirmed this, I was treated immediately, and I’ve been fine ever since. Not just a great surgeon, but a great Doctor too." - Ian Armour, Wennington

"I have an appointment to see you soon, but I cannot wait until then to thank you. All the planning, arrangements, and of course your surgical expertise and aftercare – I have so much to be grateful for. Thank you for my hernia operation and the very best possible care." - Mrs T. Churchill

"Mark Tomlinson has introduced several new surgical “keyhole” techniques and always aims to give great care. He has been a leading surgeon for years, and performs complex emergency surgery as well as routine procedures. " - Ian Armour, Wennington

"Mark Tomlinson for me was the way forward to renewed health and a more vigorous life style" - Terry Churchill

"I was extremely happy with the results of my vein radiofrequency ablation, and I am now happy to wear dresses and skirts again whenever I choose." - Miss T. Bessant

"My hernia repair was amazing –no pain or bruising, I’m delighted. I feel like a new woman!" - M.Holmes

"He conveys confidence, and is very approachable with his calming manner" - Terry Churchill

"I am so pleased with my varicose vein procedure: no bleeding, no pain, and a fantastic result – what more could I ask for?" - A.Holden

"At all stages during consultation, surgery and recovery I found Mr Tomlinson and his staff to be very professional and caring, and consequently I could not have asked for more from either" - P.Mckeever

"A more competent and caring surgeon would be hard to find, and I was most fortunate to have been introduced to him" - Terry Churchill

"After recuperation in accordance with all the written information I had received, my final consultation was a doddle. Being free of pain is one thing, but having no visible scars or marks etc. is fantastic." - R. Burnett

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We have a payment plan to suit everyone so please get in touch with us to discuss your preferred options.

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  • Meet MarkRead More

    Mark Tomlinson has been a leading specialist surgeon in Lancashire and Cumbria for over 10 years.

    Read MoreRead More
  • Meet Your TeamRead More

  • Payment OptionsRead More

    We have a payment plan to suit everyone so please get in touch with us to discuss your preferred options.

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