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Procedure Cost (£)

Cataract removal 1,250 – 2,800

Heart bypass 11,000 – 15,000

Hernia treatment 1,400 – 2,000

Hip replacement 6,000 – 12,000

Hysterectomy 3,000 – 5,700

Knee replacement 8,000 – 11,000

Varicose vein treatment 1,400 – 2,000

Vasectomy 150 – 1,200

Taken from An Essential Medical Miscellany by Dr Ayan Panja, The Royal Society of Medicine Press Limited, www.rsmpress.co.uk, ISBN 1853156310

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