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Non-NHS Services

If you would like  a medical form completed by your GP, please deliver the form to the surgery at least 3 weeks before any deadlines. Your GP will assess the form and can decide which type of consultation is most appropriate. We will then contact you to arrange an appointment if necessary and advise of any charges applicable

Some services provided are not covered under our contract with the NHS and therefore attract charges. Examples include the following:

  • Medicals for pre-employment, sports and driving requirements (HGV, PSV etc.) 
  • Insurance claim forms 
  • To Whom It May Concern Letters 
  • Private sick notes 
  • Vaccination certificates 

The fees charged are based on the British Medical Association (BMA) suggested scales and our reception staff will be happy to advise you about them along with appointment availability. 

Please be aware that as this is a non-NHS service we do require a substantial amount of notice when requesting these services as they can, in busy periods, take anything up to two weeks. 

If you have a form with a medical section for your doctor to complete, please fill in all other sections first as this can often help us complete the form sooner. Please allow at least 48 hours for us to complete the forms.

Many thanks for your co-operation and understanding. 

Type

Fee

 

 

Full medical and report (45 mins)

£180

Full Report – no examination

£120

Electronic Report with GP review of notes and report

£65

Short report- no examination

£45

Medical for registered patients (20mins)

Taxi/ HGV/ PSV/ pre-employment/ adoption/ fostering/ diving medical/ other

Eye test by optician -if required -at patient’s expense.

£65

 

 

Statement of fact/ signature only (no appointment)

Eg pregnancy and travel, print of medications for travel, short TWIMC letters/ firearm certificate

£10

Statement of fact/ signature only (appointment needed)

Eg verification of life for pension/ insurance, fitness to travel/ private sickness certificate

£30

 

Complex certificate eg adoption form only

£30

 

 

Holiday insurance form

£30

 

 

Power of Attorney (examination and certificate)

£120

 

 

Council Tax Exemption – severe impairment

No charge

Council Tax Reduction- disability

£30

 

 

Private GP appointment (with or without script) 10 mins

£60

Private Primary Care nurse appt. (with or without script) 10 mins

£50

Private Nurse/HCA appt. 10 mins

£30

Private GP home visit

£180

 

 

Medical record viewing fee (excluding copying/ admin)

£11

Photocopies per sheet

50p

 

 

DVLA questionnaire

£40

DVLA examination

£89

 

St James’s reserves the right to review the above charges and vary the fees for non- NHS work.

https://www.bma.org.uk/advice/employment/fees/why-gps-charge-fees

 

Any forms to be completed to be handed to reception for passing to the admin team for logging. The fee will then be advised to the patient by admin. Any unusual requests will be checked with a clinician who will be able to advice on the appropriate fee based on the length of time needed.

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