Early Pregnancy Scans for Reassurance

GP Care provides an early pregnancy scan service for private patients, which aims to give reassurance by assessing fetal wellbeing. Pregnancy scans are available to prospective mothers who are from 7 weeks gestation from a variety of local clinic locations across Bristol at a cost of £75 including photo images.

Why would you want a reassurance scan?
If you have had a previous miscarriage or ectopic pregnancy you will naturally be very anxious about your pregnancy.

You may have a friend or relative who has suffered a miscarriage or problem and you may be worried about your baby.

Studies have shown that fetal health anxiety is relieved by ultrasound, particularly when women are able to see the image of their baby and receive encouraging verbal feedback from the ultrasonographer.

The ultrasound scan will only take 15 - 20 minutes and the ultrasonographer will be happy to print an image for you, at no extra cost.

Please note that this is an early pregnancy reassurance service to assess fetal well being. It is not an OSCAR scan for nuchal translucency measurement.

Why GP Care? 
GP Care is a leading provider of private ultrasound scans in the wider Bristol area which cost only £75. The service is performed by highly qualified ultrasonographers using the latest high specification ultrasound equipment.

Our ultrasonographers are highly experienced and fully accredited by the HPC (Health Professions Council). We treat all patients with the utmost dignity and respect and all of our staff are both professional and discreet.

The cost
The cost of the Service is just £75 per patient for the appointment.

Booking a pregnancy scan
For more information or to book an ultrasound scan directly, please call us on 0333 332 2106.
Our dedicated team of call handlers is available Monday – Friday, 8.00am – 6.00pm.

Locations
The Service is now available from 4 locations within Bristol and South Gloucestershire as follows:
Clifton, Bristol - Whiteladies Health Centre, Whatley Road, Clifton, BS8 2PU;
Southmead, Bristol - Greenway Community Practice, Greystoke Avenue, Southmead, Bristol, BS10 6AF;
Downend, Bristol - Christchurch Medical Centre, North Street, Downend, Bristol, BS16 5SG;
Almondsbury, South Gloucestershire - Almondsbury Surgery, Lower Almondsbury, Bristol, BS32 4DS;
Yate, South Gloucestershire - West Walk Surgery, Yate West Gate Centre, 21 West Walk, Yate, Bristol, BS37 4AX.
Further clinic locations will be available shortly.

Notes
Unfortunately, in a small number of cases, the outcome of the pregnancy scan may not be good news. In this instance we would ask your permission to contact your GP practice.

Other information
Please note that we are not able to provide child minding services for children accompanying patients.

If you are not satisfied with any aspect of our pregnancy scan service, please discuss this directly with the clinician or contact the Ultrasound Service Manager by post at GP Care UK Limited, Christchurch Medical Centre, North Street, Downend, Bristol, BS16 5SG. Alternatively call us on 0333 332 2100 or email us at info@gpcare.org.uk.

Call us:

0333 332 2106

Patient Feedback:

"I think this is a fantastic service, it gives absolute peace of mind to women who are feeling anxious in the early stages of pregnancy. Myself and my husband were very impressed."

"Great service - loved how I could go to my local practice to have it done and also priced more competitive than BUPA which was my deciding factor.  Thanks very much!"

"The sonographer and the nurse we saw were wonderful, friendly and very professional. Reassured me at a worrying time. Thank you."

"Wonderful, quick and reassuring service."

  

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