Prostate surgery at Spire Elland Hospital

Inclusive treatment and care from £6,230

At Spire Elland Hospital, we offer prostate surgery to treat symptoms related to prostate enlargement – also known as benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).

Your consultant will remove or destroy the portion of your prostate that’s pressing on your bladder and urethra to help restore normal urine flow.

Sometimes also called

  • Transurethral prostatic resection
  • TURP procedure or TURP surgery
  • Transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP)
  • Laser prostate surgery (HoLEP or Greenlight)
  • UroLift®

At a glance

  • Typical hospital stay
    1-3 nights

  • Procedure duration
    1-3 hours

  • Type of anaesthetic
    General, spinal, epidural or local

  • Available to self-pay?
    Yes

  • Covered by health insurance?
    Yes

Why Spire?

  • Fast access to a wide range of treatments
  • Consultants who are experts in their field
  • Clear, inclusive pricing
  • Rated 'Good' by the Care Quality Commission

By Wallace Health I Medically reviewed by Adrian Roberts.
Page last reviewed: October 2018 I Next review due: October 2021

Prostate surgery: what to expect at Spire Elland

Spire Elland is a long-established private hospital providing care to our patients across Halifax and the surrounding Yorkshire areas.

Our expert consultants will provide you with a treatment and recovery plan that’s personalised to your needs. We offer fast access to diagnostic tests and scans and consultations, so you won’t have to wait long to find out if surgery is right for you. We’ll usually be able to book your surgery within one to two weeks of your referral or diagnosis by your consultant.

You can expect to receive high-quality care in our clean, modern facilities from a consultant of your choice.

How much does Prostate surgery cost at Spire Elland Hospital

It's a common operation to have done privately, and our inclusive prices and access to payment plans make it easy and more affordable, even if you don’t have medical insurance.

Prostate resection (TURP) Fees
Initial consultation £150
Treatment £6,080
Aftercare Included
Guide price £6,230
Monthly treatment price

(Loan applicable to the treatment cost and excludes the initial consultation)

£244
Representative example
Loan amount £5,330
Deposit £750
Loan period 24 months
Representative APR 9.9%
Total amount repayable £5,856

The guide price displayed shows what most patients who pay for their own treatment should expect to pay for treatment. The price may vary depending on Consultant, type of anaesthetic, implant or drug used, and may also vary due to your medical history.

Spire Elland Hospital can provide you with a single, fixed price so there are no surprises. Please read Spire Healthcare's terms and conditions for full details of what’s included and excluded in your fixed price when paying for yourself. Finance options are available through our partner Omni Capital Retail Finance Ltd, 10 Norwich Street, London, EC4A 1BD.

Procedures offered for prostate surgery at Spire Elland

We offer transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) for prostate surgery. This involves:

  • A thin, tube-like telescope called a resectoscope is put into the opening of your penis and through your urethra
  • A small, electrically-heated wire at the top of the resectoscope is used to trim small pieces of prostate tissue
  • No stitches or dressings are required afterwards
  • Performed under general anaesthetic meaning you’re asleep
  • A urinary catheter (a thin, sterile tube) will be inserted for around one to three days after the operation to allow urine to flow freely

Preparing for prostate surgery at Spire Elland

Getting here

Spire Elland Hospital is situated just two minutes’ drive from the M62 motorway. Public transport options are available. We have free on-site parking for you and your visitors.

Your consultation

You’ll meet your chosen consultant in one of our private consultation rooms. They’ll discuss:

  • Your symptoms and any particular urinary problems you’re having
  • What the treatment options are, including alternatives to surgery such as medication and lifestyle changes
  • Whether you need any tests or scans to help your consultant plan the next steps
  • The potential benefits and risks of treatment

You will also need a pre-operative assessment with one of our specialist nurses to check if the procedure is right for you.

Prostate surgery: your procedure

The procedure takes around one to three hours. If you’ve come with a friend or family member, they’re welcome to wait in your private room while you have your operation.

You’ll usually need at least an overnight stay – most patients stay for one to three nights. You’ll have one of our private, en-suite rooms, which all have:

  • TV/radio
  • En-suite
  • Window
  • Armchair
  • Wardrobe

After your procedure, you may have a urinary catheter in place to help you pass urine. This is because your urethra will be swollen following surgery, which can make urinating difficult. It will be taken out when you’re ready to leave hospital.

Q & A

Sandy Gujral, Consultant Urologist Surgeon

Talking about prostate surgery

Prostate surgery: your recovery

As expected after surgery, you may feel some pain afterwards. Our nurses will help you manage this by giving you painkillers and advice about what over-the-counter medicines you can take after you leave hospital.

Although the recovery time varies depending on the procedure you've had and your overall health, here’s a guide to recovery timeline for transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) – the most common procedure:

1-3 days

Catheter is removed and you can leave hospital

1-3 weeks

Driving and gentle walking

3-4 weeks

Back to desk-based job and sex if you’re comfortable enough

4-8 weeks

Full recovery

  • 1-3 days


    Catheter is removed and you can leave hospital

  • 1-3 weeks


    Driving and gentle walking

  • 3-4 weeks


    Back to desk-based job and sex if you’re comfortable enough

  • 4-8 weeks


    Full recovery

How to get to us

We are convenient for patients in Calderdale, Huddersfield, Kirklees, Dewsbury and Bradford.

For Sat Nav use HX5 9ER and turn right at Spring Gardens store.

Find us on Google maps

Spire Elland Hospital,

Elland Lane
Elland
West Yorkshire
HX5 9EB

Main SwitchBoard:  01422 324000

Self-pay treatment enquiries:  01422 324069

The treatment described on this page may be adapted to meet your individual needs, so it's important to follow your healthcare professional's advice and raise any questions that you may have with them.

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