Ramsay’s expert weight loss specialists have helped change the lives of patients across the UK. Our support network will ensure you’ll receive all the support and advice from our specialist nurses, dietitians and support groups to get the most out of your surgery.Enquire Today
BMI for women is one way to categorise a woman’s weight and predict how it might affect her health. A BMI rating is commonly used to check if adults are within the healthy weight range or if they are underweight, overweight or obese.Find out more
BMI for men is a common tool used to check if men are within the healthy weight range, underweight, overweight or obese. BMI is non-gender specific and can be used by all adults including men and women to check if they are a healthy weight.Find out more
Choosing the right bariatric surgeon may seem daunting but knowing what to look for in a weight loss surgeon can make it easier.Find out more
Surgery patients are not always successful in reaching their weight loss goals. Reasons for post-operative weight loss failure can include problems with the original surgery, as well as the patient’s inability to comply with necessary life style changes.Find out more
For many patients with a BMI (body mass index) of 27 - 35 surgery is not always available or recommended according to the NICE (National Institute of Clinical Excellence) guidelines, as patients with a lower BMI do not normally qualify for weight loss surgery. The gastric balloon is a soft, expandable intragastric (inside the stomach) device that is temporarily inserted into the stomach.Find out more
Adjustable gastric banding / gastric bands (sometimes known as a lap band) is a restrictive Bariatric surgerical procedure. A silicone band is placed around the upper part of the stomach, creating a small pouch above the band, that is about the size of a golf ball. This forms a large pouch below the band.Find out more
Gastric band slippage, removal & adjustment - how it works, what's involved, procedure, risks of a gastric band failure, benefits of band adjustmentFind out more
There are several variations of a Gastric Bypass. The most common procedure in the UK is the Roux-en-Y, also known as RYGB. It is a combination of restrictive and malabsorptive procedures, therefore has a two-way weight reducing effect. A small pouch is created by stapling off a section of the upper part of the stomach. Below the staple line the stomach will remain but no food will enter here.Find out more
Gastric bypass revision surgery (Roux-en-y gastric bypass failure) - how it works, what's involved, procedure, benefits & risksFind out more
Gastric sleeve surgery is a restrictive procedure only. Two thirds of the stomach is resected and removed, leaving a smaller stomach in the shape of a sleeve. The portion of the stomach removed produces a hormone that stimulates appetite and hunger. Removing this portion of stomach results in a significant reduction in appetite.Find out more
Gastric sleeve failure (revision surgery to convert to gastric bypass) - how it works, what's involved, procedure, benefits & risksFind out more
When can I start exercising after bariatric surgery? What exercise can I do after weight loss surgery? How much exercise should I do?Find out more
How long should you wait after bariatric surgery before getting pregnant? What can you do to have a healthy pregnancy? Can I still breastfeed?Find out more
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People in Peterborough and across Cambridgeshire areas will benefit from faster and more precise imaging thanks to three new scanners being installed or coming soon to Fitzwilliam Hospital.
Fitzwilliam Hospital supported the Light Project Peterborough again this year with presents, food, and toiletries.
We are delighted to announce that Fitzwilliam Hospital & Boston West Hospital have achieved the Bronze accreditation for ANTT® Patient Protection Accreditation Programme for Healthcare Providers.