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Weight loss

Treatments to help put you back in control of your body, your health and your life.

We offer various weight loss treatments. These include operations to reduce the size of your stomach through surgery or you can swallow tiny balloons that inflate to make you feel full after a small meal.

Gastric balloon (weight loss balloon)

A small balloon inflated in your stomach helps you lose weight.

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Gastric band surgery

Reduces the capacity of your stomach by putting a band around it.

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Gastric bypass surgery

Reduces the size of your stomach and redirects the digestive tract.

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Gastric sleeve surgery (sleeve gastrectomy)

Reduces feelings of hunger and capacity to eat by shrinking your stomach.

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Nutrition and dietetics

Discuss your issues with a registered dietitian and nutritionist

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Support on your weight loss journey

A weight loss management programme looking at your lifestyle

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Weight loss services at Spire Dunedin Hospital

Struggling with your weight?

Spire Dunedin Hospital in association with Thames Valley Weight Loss provide surgical and non-surgical weight loss management. We offer a tailored approach to people who struggle with their weight, offering advice, treatment and support in the relaxed and comfortable environment at one of Berkshire's leading private hospitals that provides top quality, affordable care with a single point of referral, short waiting times, and with appointment and treatment times to suit you. Our services are open to everyone whether you have private insurance or are funding treatment yourself. We offer fixed price packages to cover your pre-operative assessments, surgery and support and aftercare.

A multi-disciplinary weight-loss team

Our high quality weight loss service recognises the necessity for a multi-disciplinary approach to weight loss. Our team consists of medical/surgical specialists, a weight loss dietitian, a specialist bariatric nurse, a bariatric clinical psychologist and an endocrinologist. For successful, safe, sustained weight loss it is essential that patients are appropriately assessed and managed before their procedure and have regular post-operative follow-up. For all surgical procedures we provide a comprehensive package of care which includes all pre-operative and assessment consultations, with regular post-operative follow-up from the whole weight loss team.

Is weight loss surgery for you?

Being overweight or obese can have serious impact on both your physical and mental wellbeing. It can negatively affect your self-confidence and self-esteem and put you at increased risk for serious health conditions such as type 2 diabetes, cancer and heart disease. If you're still struggling to lose weight even after dieting and exercising, these types of treatments can help give you the extra boost you and your health need to help shed significant amounts of weight. We can help you choose the treatment that’s right for you, helping to give you the energy and self-confidence to enjoy a healthy life. And it's also been found that weight loss surgery really does help.


Why choose Spire for weight loss surgery?

Every year we transform the lives of more than 2,000 people who choose to have weight loss treatment with us. Our expert bariatric surgeons offer a range of obesity surgery procedures including gastric banding (gastric band), also known as lap banding, gastric bypass and gastric balloon insertion. We also offer sleeve gastrectomy and duodenal switch operations. Regardless of which weight loss treatment you have, dedicated before and after care teams look after you throughout your weight loss journey, from making that first decision, to providing ongoing weight loss support and advice long after surgery. Our weight loss surgery teams are headed up by consultant bariatric surgeons, all registered with the General Medical Council, and include specialist weight loss surgery nurses, physicians and dieticians. There’s no waiting time for treatment and we offer payment options that help put weight loss procedures within your reach.

Our specialist team

Meet the consultants who are part of our expert team here at Spire Dunedin Hospital.

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