All consultations are carried out in person or via telephone or Skype. Initial appointments must be carried out in person and every patient must have a face to face appointment at least annually. Regular face to face (as opposed to telephone or skype) appointments are advised. If you need a translator, please bring someone who can translate who is over 18 years old.
Initial consultation: 45 minutes - a detailed history will be taken. If blood tests are needed, these can be done at the initial consultation though will incur a separate fee.
Follow up 1-2 weeks later: 20 minutes - the results will be discussed . After the appointment please call the pharmacy to order your medication, which will be posted out to you.
Follow up 2 months later: This is a progress review and any adjustments to treatment will be made as necessary.
Follow up usually 2-6 months thereafter: This is a progress review and any adjustments to treatment will be made as necessary.
Follow up thereafter 6-10 monthly: This is a progress review and any adjustments to treatment will be made as necessary.
All results from blood tests done at the clinic will be stored on your own patient portal so that you can access them. The NHS will not do all the tests that we require.
Women: If you are having monthly periods, please do blood tests 21 days after the first day of your last period.If you are having irregular periods, please do blood tests at least 16 days after your last period. If you are not having periods you can do the blood tests at anytime.If you are on a contraceptive pill, please stop the pill, wait at least 6 weeks and then do blood tests. If you have a coil or HRT, you can do blood tests without removing your coil or stopping your HRT. You do not have to be fasting for any of the blood tests.
Men: Please do the blood tests on any day, first thing in the morning ideally, around 9am. You do not have to be fasting for any of the blood tests.
NB: Men and women already taking bio-identical hormones should do the blood tests exactly 4 hours after taking their morning dose of hormones.
Consultations (face to face/via Skype/via telephone):
Initial appointment 45mins - £260
Follow up appointment face to face 20mins - £100
Follow up appointment via telephone/skype 15mins - £75
Thyroid profile: £102-144
Female hormone profile: £250
Male hormone profile: £288