What type of appointment should I book?
So that we can deliver personalised care in the most efficient and cost-effective way for you, we offer a range of appointment types. These are broadly categorised as consultations, procedures or testing, and we can even arrange virtual consultations in some instances.
If you’re unsure of what kind of appointment to book, just give us a call and we can help.
Whatever the problem, every Oxona patient journey begins with a consultation. At this appointment, a specialist will listen to your concerns, discuss your symptoms and address any questions.
Then, they’ll outline all your options and help you choose your next steps.
The first stage of any coil or implant fitting is a consultation with the doctor. This can be in person or via telephone. Your doctor will discuss all available options, and give you choices about the best devices for you.
Contraception advice (in person or virtual)
Prior to committing to any form of contraception you should discuss you requirements with a specialist. Our GPs will be able to assess your needs and discuss any previous contraceptions with you. Once you have had a consultation you can either take a private prescription, or book a coil/ implant appointment. Or, you can take the consultation notes back to your NHS GP and continue treatment on the NHS.
Gynaecology consultation (in person or virtual)
This is a 30 minute appointment, allowing plenty of time to discuss the issue and explore treatment options. This appointment can be either in person or via video. It is advisable for most appointments to attend in person. If you are unsure then please give us a ring. This appointment is for all general gynaecology matters.
Menopause consultation (in person or virtual)
An initial 40 minute consultation to discuss symptoms and treatment options. Your doctor will review your medical history and together assist you in making a decision on treatment options moving forward. This appointment can be in person or via video link.
Menopause extended follow-up consultation
a 25 minute review appointment to discuss on-going treatment, and re-evaluate the best next steps. You may choose an extended appointment if you are considering a significant change to your medications, for example, requesting a testosterone prescription.
Menopause short follow-up consultation
A 15 minute review appointment to discuss on-going treatment. A short follow-up is suitable for patients seeking minor dosage and prescription amendments, or a general progress review. This appointment includes any repeat prescriptions.
We can conduct a wide range of procedures at our welcoming clinics, at lower prices than many private hospitals.
Each procedure is performed by highly experienced professionals, who will explain the process and outline your pain or anxiety relief options.
Coil or implant fit
A coil/ implant fit is a 30 minute appointment to allow plenty of time to ensure you are relaxed and prepared for the procedure. This fee includes all pain relief options. It also includes a follow-up string check should you wish. The cost of the coil or implant is charged at cost price (scroll down for prices).
A 15 minute appointment for the removal of a coil. This appointment cannot be booked online. Please call our reception team to book. They will ask some basic questions to ensure a suitability removal date is booked. Entonox (gas and air) is available at most of our clinics if this would help ease anxiety or pain during the procedure, please speak to our reception team if you need more information.
A 15 minute appointment for the removal of an implant. This appointment cannot be booked online. Please call our reception team to book. They will ask some basic questions to ensure a suitability removal date is booked.
All our smear tests are sent as a HP20 test. This includes the basic NICE guidelines of screening for presence of HPV, in additional to cytology if tested positive (as per a standard NHS smear test). Additionally, our tests are then screened for individual DNA risk sub-types, so should you test positive and need to take further action you have a more informed understanding of your risk levels and suitability for procedures.
Coil and implant costs
All contraception is available on the NHS for free. However, your GP is not obliged to prescribe you with any contraception for a private service to then fit the coil/implant. You could ask your GP if they are able to offer you a prescription but please respect their decision if they are not able to prescribe in this instance. The decision will be related be related to prescribing responsibility.
Women's Health Lab Tests
Oxona provides a variety of screening services, designed to put your mind at ease and catch early signs of illness.
And thanks to our efficient lab partnerships, we can offer testing at more affordable prices.
Oxona profile 1
Oestradiol, Testosterone, SHBG
Oxona profile 2
FBC, Iron studies (inc. ferritin), TSH and T4
Oxona profile 3
FBC, Kidney function, liver function, lipids, ferritin, Thyroid function (TSH, T4 and T3), HbA1c, Vitamin B12, Vitamin D and Folate
Oxona profile 4
FBC, Kidney function, liver function, lipids, ferritin, Thyroid function (TSH, T4 and T3), HbA1c, Vitamin B12, Vitamin D, Folate, Oestradiol, Testosterone, SHBG
Cervical smear test (HPV + DNA sub-typing + cytology)
Gel transport swab (sensitivities and cultures)
Full screen STI test
Herpes simplex I PCR, Herpes simplex II PCR, Chlamydia trachomatis PCR, N.gonorrhoea PCR, Mycoplasma genitalium PCR, Mycoplasma hominis PCR, Ureaplasma urealyticum PCR, Trichomonas vaginalis PCR, Haemophilus ducreyi PCR, Treponema pallidum PCR.
We have a huge range of blood tests and lab tests available to you. If you are looking for something specific please give us a ring, as it is likely we can offer it. Lab test pricing can vary hugely from lab to lab and clinic to clinic. We will always try to find you the best pricing, with absolutely no compromise on quality.