Diagnostic consultations and tests
When you’re ill, waiting for a diagnosis can be very distressing. If your consultations and tests are delayed we may be able to help you get a faster diagnosis.
There are two ways we may be able to help you:
- At the Benenden Hospital in Kent or
- By providing up to £1,500 to fund diagnostic consultations or tests through our approved diagnostic network.
If you live within a 2 hour car journey time of Benenden Hospital your consultation or tests will take place there. Benenden Hospital provides consultation, diagnosis and treatment services for a wide range of medical and surgical specialities including gynaecology, orthopaedics, urology, ENT and ophthalmology.
We can also help you receive prompt diagnosis by providing access to a local network of consultants and hospitals with coverage across the UK. A financial limit of £1500 per condition is applied. Diagnostic consultations and tests can include:
- Outpatient consultations with a specialist consultant
- Outpatient diagnostic tests or investigations recommended by your GP or consultant
- Some minor treatments
Wherever you live in the UK, you can request to be seen at Benenden Hospital. If you live a long way from the hospital, you can find affordable overnight accommodation at nearby. This service should be agreed with us prior to arranging an appointment.
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