Fees

Everything you need to know about our fees and the process to follow if you have private medical insurance
Treatment Costs

The exact procedure recommended to you will be determined by your clinical and individual needs. This will be discussed during your initial consultation.

The maximum fees Kent Vascular Access charge for consultations/procedures are:

  • Initial Consultation and Ultrasound examination of veins: £220
  • Follow up Consultation (if required): £175
  • Insertion of Tunnelled Central Venous Catheter / Port: £595
  • Insertion of PICC: £295
  • Removal of Tunnelled Central Venous Catheter / Port: £450

These fees are inclusive of local anaesthetic and sedation but do not include hospital fees. These will be charged separately in line with the insurer contract with the hospital.

Private Medical Insurance

Dr Leech is recognised by the following insurers:

  • AXA PPP
  • AVIVA
  • BUPA
  • CIGNA
  • CS HEALTHCARE
  • HEALIX
  • SIMPLY HEALTH
  • VITALITY
  • WPA

It is essential that you contact your insurance company before your procedure to obtain an authorisation code. Please note that you are responsible for any fees not covered by your insurer.

Dr Leech has reached an agreement with the majority of insurers regarding his fees for consultations and vascular access procedures and invariably these fees are reimbursed in full.

If, in the unusual circumstance the insurance company informs you that there will be a shortfall (not including policy excesses, co-insurance agreements and policy restrictions), please get in touch and Dr Leech's secretary will contact the insurance company directly.

Private Healthcare Information Network (PHIN) .
Important Information

You can compare independent information about the quality of private treatment offered at the hospital and other private healthcare providers via the Private Healthcare Information Network (PHIN) .

Financial Interests

I am legally obliged to tell you if I have any financial interests in KIMS Hospital or Nuffield Health Tunbridge Wells or any equipment in either hospital. I can confirm I do not have any such financial interests.