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How to get a 2nd opinion after the removal of a pituituary

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how to get a 2nd opinion after the removal of a pituituary adenoma and a posterior pituituary tumour which is bonded to the optic nerves. This was done abroad on a UK citizen who can't have access to the NHS
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Ravoof replied 2 years ago.
Dear customer,

What is problem you are facing in getting a second opinion?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

How to privately approach a neurologist in the uk when you're not entitled to the NHS services. We have access to all the scans and results from the two operations (in Bulgaria)

Expert:  Dr. Ravoof replied 2 years ago.
Dear customer,

If one not entitled to the NHS services still one can approach a hospital and consult a neurologist but there will be charges for this. For example see the below linked page:

http://www.royalberkshire.nhs.uk/patients-and-visitors/overseas-and-private-patients.htm

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Expert:  Dr. Ravoof replied 2 years ago.
Dear customer,

Also you can consult a private GP first who can then refer to a neurologist.

http://www.bupa.co.uk/individuals/self-pay-treatments/gp-services

Take care.