Visiting a consultant is the most important stage of your private medical out-patient treatment. They are the person who will diagnose your seasonal condition and decide on the most effective way of treatment. Sometime your Doctor will write a letter referring you to the next consultant. Briefing their reasons for requesting the appointment, but it is the consultant who makes the final diagnosis.
Normally, Consultants are the top level of specialist doctors and it takes around nine years to make the grade, after graduating from a 5-years medical MBBS course. Naturally, at this point in their careers, these doctors are very well trained and highly experienced. And their salary and private fees reflect this.
Typical charges for a private consultant
A typical consultant appointment charges ...