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Get rapid access to a cystoscopy at Nuffield Health Brighton Hospital. Our experienced urologists all specialise in this diagnostic procedure.

Why choose Nuffield Health Brighton Hospital for your cystoscopy?

At Nuffield Health Brighton Hospital, our expert urologists specialise in cystoscopies. This diagnostic procedure examines the inside of your bladder and urethra tube using a a special instrument called a cystoscope. 

We pride ourselves on patient experience, thats why our attentive matron-led nursing team and health care assistants consistently provide a calm and relaxed environment. To make your hospital experience truly unique, our patient rooms feature stunning views of the Sussex South Downs and surrounding countryside!

What happens during a cystoscopy?

  • A cystoscopy is usually performed using a variety of anaesthetics. You may also be given a sedative to help you relax. An anaesthesiologist will recommend what method will be used based on your own situation.
  • This procedure is usually performed as a day case meaning you will be able to go home the day of your procedure
  • A jelly like substance will be applied to your urethra. This is a local anaesthetic to numb the area and help the cystoscope pass through your urethra
  • Your consultant will ease the cystoscope gently through your urethra and carefully examine the passage as well as the lining of your bladder. Sterile water may be used to flush the area
  • They will look for any abnormalities and may take a urine or tissue sample for analysis in a lab
  • In some cases a tissue sample will be taken and sent to a lab for analysis
  • You may be given antibiotics to help prevent any infection.

Going home after cystoscopy

  • You should arrange for someone to drive you home when you are discharged
  • For the first few days after a cystoscopy many people experience a burning sensation when urinating
  • In addition, if you have had a tissue sample taken you may see blood in your urine
  • Drink plenty of water to help ease these symptoms.

Most people recover well from a cystoscopy. Complications are rare but they could include:

Find out more about Cystoscopy
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Guide price

Bladder examination – cystoscopy Fees
Initial consultation from £200
Treatment £1,675
Pre-assessment Included
Main treatment Included
Post-discharge care Included
Pre-assessment, Main treatment and Post-discharge care £1,675
Guide price £1,875
 What does guide price mean?

The guide price stated above is an approximation of the cost of treatment only. The final price may vary according to Consultant fees, prosthesis or drugs used and any pre-existing medical conditions which may alter your care pathway.  You will be given a fixed all-inclusive price for treatment following your initial consultation with a Consultant.

Guide price

Bladder examination – cystoscopy (as an Outpatient) Fees
Initial consultation from £200
Treatment £610
Pre-assessment Included
Main treatment Included
Post-discharge care Included
Pre-assessment, Main treatment and Post-discharge care £610
Guide price £810
 What does guide price mean?

The guide price stated above is an approximation of the cost of treatment only. The final price may vary according to Consultant fees, prosthesis or drugs used and any pre-existing medical conditions which may alter your care pathway.  You will be given a fixed all-inclusive price for treatment following your initial consultation with a Consultant.

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