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Gastric Band NHS : Gastric Band Funding : Gastric Band BMI Requirement

If you’re over 18, and all normal weight loss methods have failed, your BMI is 40+ (or 30 if you have a pre-existing condition), then you just may get a Gastric Band NHS , subject to interview, local health authority Gastric Band Funding and current Gastric Band Waiting Lists. The alternative Gastric mind Band procedure has no such restrictions.

Gastric Band NHS

Gastric Band NHS – How do you get your band the ‘proper’ way, without breaking the bank.

People who decide the only way they are likely to lose weight successfully is through surgery are likely to look first at the NHS for their Gastric Band. Having tried many conventional methods of weight loss, the suggested next step is to discuss your worries, hopes and fears with your GP who will bring you up to date with local Funding situations and discuss likely Waiting Lists.

Different Primary Care Trusts set aside different Funding for Gastric Band surgery, so everyone is considered case by case. Gastric Band surgery on the NHS has a BMI requirement of at least 40. Gastric Mind Band Therapy is suitable for people with a BMI of 25 upwards.

According to the NHS website, it is usually only recommended as a last resort for people who are morbidly obese (i.e. to qualify for the gastric band surgery the NHS demands a BMI requirement of over 40), or those with a BMI of between 30-40 who also have a condition that poses a serious health risk, such as diabetes, high blood pressure (hypertension), or heart disease may also be accepted as suitable candidates for an NHS gastric band.

They say that gastric banding is usually only available on the NHS if you meet specific criteria as set out by your local PCT:
You are aged 18 or over.
You have tried all other conventional methods of weight loss, such as exercise and diet, but have failed to lose any significant amount of weight.
You don’t have any medical or psychological reasons for not carrying out the procedure.
You understand the long-term commitment of having a gastric band fitted, for example you will continue to reduce your food intake and maintain a regular exercise regime maybe for life.

The requirement for specific BMI levels has led to ironic occasions – some of which have made the headlines – in which overweight people have actively attempted to PUT ON weight because they’ve been turned down for Gastric Band surgery because their BMI was too low. If you would like to read of an alternative to Gastric Band NHS, read below.

The alternative to a Gastric Band NHS option would be to consider an alternative solution to permanent weight loss is worth careful considerationn, The most popular the Gastric Mind Band has been the subject of considerable research and development, the treatment has been featured in just about every magazine and newspaper in the UK plus in many in the US. Maybe the question people should ask is just why do so many people fly from various parts of the world to a small English clinic located in Southern Spain. If you’re serious about taking control of your weight you should read the GMB website: read the case studies, read client’s own reviews. With the Gastric mind Band treatment there are no specific BMI requirements, no Funding issues, and a minimal Waiting List.

Gastric Mind Band clients benefit from the considerable research and development that went into the GMB method – the original and most thorough therapy of its kind. The developers, Martin and Marion Shirran, have now built up over five thousand one on one clinical hours working with people who fly to the clinic from around the world, each determined to achieve their ideal body weight. At the end of the GMB treatment each client leaves the clinic with his or her own set of carefully prepared tools, most are completely unique to the GMB including a very extensive manual, and a set of individually produced CD’s of each of the sessions. And don’t ever forget there can be no fear of a return to the old yo-yo dieting scenario; this is a permanent solution.

At the Gastric mind Band clinic we are totally committed to client follow-up, and on-going research and development. We are proud that we offer the most thorough answer to those wanting a lifelong solution to their weight problems.

Visit the Patients section of this web site, take a look at the case studies page, check out the reviews from past clients, and if you are still in any doubt why not read the independent report by the Daily Mail Newspaper. A UK based journalist interested in weight loss, Claudia Connell of the Daily Mail travelled to a British run clinic in Southern Spain that had spent two years developing a new weight loss procedure, she wanted to experience it for herself, it was the Gastric mind Band, a surgery free alternative to weight loss that intrigued her. Two weeks later she wrote a two-page feature detailing her treatment that literally got the world talking, and resulted in clients flying to Spain from around the world.

Martin and Marion Shirran the developers and trade mark owners of the Gastric mind Band procedure have since been featured in just about every newspaper and magazine in the UK, recently travelling to the United States to be interviewed on the two largest US news channels. Their Gastric mind Band has now become something of a phenomenon on both sides of the Atlantic developing into the treatment of choice by members of the public and celebrities alike.

If after reading the information on the website including the past clients stories and reviews you decide to book your GMB treatment, the booking procedure could not be easier, simply contact us by phone or email with details of your chosen dates, once availability is confirmed we will email you an online payment invoice for your deposit of £495 which can be paid by PayPal or credit card, enabling you to spread the cost.

Of course if you should have any additional questions regarding the treatment, please feel free to contact us at your convenience.