Waiting times at Devizes Treatment Centre

First appointment From appointment to treatment
4 weeks 8 weeks
*The actual time you wait for surgery at Devizes Treatment Centre will depend on many factors, including whether further diagnostics or tests are required, patient choice and how quickly the NHS will approve the funding for your treatment. Nevertheless the vast majority will be in the range detailed above.

Please note: waiting times displayed are indicative and can change on a daily basis.


You have the right to choose where you have your NHS treatment.

At Devizes NHS Treatment Centre we offer free NHS treatments to all patients. You are not required to pay if you are an NHS patient and have been referred for treatment by your GP.

We also offer an affordable self pay option for patients who do not have health insurance, or have been told they are ineligible for NHS treatment.

Click here for more information about self pay


Circumcision

Male circumcision is a surgery that removes the foreskin (the loose tissue) covering the glans of the penis.

Excision of epididymal cyst

The epididymis is a small organ over the back of each testicle where sperm are stored. A cyst can develop in this area and enlarge with fluid, becoming uncomfortable. The cyst can be removed during surgery under general anaesthetic.

Excision of scrotal or testicular lesion

The surgical removal, or excision, of lesions on the scrotum or testes is performed in order to prevent the spreading of a condition. Tissue can also be removed and tested, aiding in the diagnosis of problems.

Frenuloplasty

This is an operation to release a fold of skin on the underside of the penis in order to prevent pain and discomfort during intercourse.

Hydrocelectomy

This operation removes fluid that collects around a testicle, called a hydrocele. Most hydroceles are harmless and only need treatment if they become uncomfortable.

Urethral dilation

A procedure that involves the gentle stretching of the urethra, the tube through which you pass urine. A thin plastic rod is passed into the urethra either under local or general anaesthetic. Rods of increasing thickness are gently inserted to gradually widen the stricture.