This is always a difficult question.

Doctors always try to give the best and most up to date medical advice.

However, they can also at times be over enthusiastic for innovative approaches to medical care that are yet unproven or may disagree with the main stream recommendations for a particular medical condition or may be swayed by the fee considerations. I think the wording here is a bit tricky not sure if we should say it this way

If in  doubt, we recommend getting a  second opinion. This is time consuming but will  save you both money and potential painful complications and is well worthwhile. Speak to your GP about your concerns and ask for details of another specialist.

There are a number of procedures where there is a range of views as to when to recommend a given procedure. The common ones at the moment are:

 

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