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The UK's leading weight loss clinic

At Healthier Weight we believe in treating patients as close to their home as possible. Not only is this more convenient but it is also safer. When you live close by the length of your hospital stay is shorter and we reduce the amount of time you spend travelling home after surgery.

Over 15 years we have built an international reputation for the quality of our health and weight loss outcomes following surgery. These results have been published in respected health journals and provide independent support for our claim that Healthier Weight patients enjoy better outcomes. Our focus on weight loss means that patients benefit from a package tailored to their needs, including:

  • Comprehensive aftercare package  
  • No quibble surgical warranties
  • Specialist surgeons operating in the best private hospitals
  • Governance processes to keep you safe
  • A range of finance plans to meet your needs View finance options here


Please use the links below to learn everything you need to know about your surgery options. 

Gastric Band

Procedure type: Reversible. Band placed around top of stomach under general anaesthetic. No change to anatomy.
Minimum BMI: 30
Expected weight loss: 50-60% excess weight loss (avg 5 stones)

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Gastric Sleeve

Procedure type: Non-reversible. 80% of stomach removed under general anaesthetic. Lower digestive system unaltered.
Minimum BMI: 35
Expected weight loss: 50-70% excess weight loss (avg 7 stones)

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Gastric Bypass

Procedure type: Non-reversible. Stomach cut to leave pouch. Intestines rerouted. All under general anaesthetic.
Minimum BMI: 40
Expected weight loss: 60-70% excess weight loss (avg 10 stones)

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Gastric Balloon

Procedure type: Temporary (6 or 12 months). Balloon placed endoscopically under light sedation. No change to anatomy.
Minimum BMI: 27
Expected weight loss: 2-3 stone in 6 months

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How Much Does Weight Loss Surgery Cost?

Weight loss surgery costs £3,999 to £12500. The price depends on the procedure you choose to have. The variation in prices is due to a number of factors, including the level of complexity, your length of stay in the hospital, the hospital theatre costs incurred and the post-op support requirement, e.g. blood tests, clinic support, etc.

From your first consultation to your hospital visit all the way through to your long-term aftercare, you’ll be treated close to home. 

As specialists in weight loss surgery, we pride ourselves on giving you all the information you need to help you make a surgery decision that works for you as an individual. From this page you’ll find all of the information you need to understand your options and to prepare you for your first conversation with us. When you are ready you can call us on 0800 313 4618 or use the enquiry form here to request a quote. We’ll see you within 7 days in our clinic.

The first and most important step in your weight loss journey is to make sure you select the procedure that best suits your needs. This consultation lays the foundation for your success. It will be with one of our surgeons and will focus on you, your health and weight loss objectives and how best to achieve them.

Please call us on 0800 313 4618 to ask your question and to schedule your free surgeon consultation. Our team is here to support you.


Your safety assured

Surgery can be a daunting proposition but you can rest assured that your safety is our first priority. We are committed to the highest standards of care and have established a clinical governance team to constantly review our practices and outcomes against the latest data and best practice. Meet our clinical governance team here.


*Finance subject to individual status and UK residence. Terms and conditions apply. Healthier Weight is a trading name of Weight to Go Limited (WTG) which is a registered credit broker and not a lender.

For prices and finance options, get a quote here or call 0800 313 4618

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*Weight loss surgery results and benefits vary and are different for each individual. As such, Healthier Weight cannot guarantee specific weight loss goals.