Not all services at the practice are available under the NHS. Where patients request non-NHS items or services, a private fee may be payable in accordance with British Medical Association (BMA) guidance and in line with charges applied by other General Practice surgeries.
Fees and charges for these services are shown below which may be payable in advance.
For further information on why fees are charged, please visit our Non-NHS Work page.
Private Services List & Fees
Fees Payable By Patients
|Full Medical Examination and Report|
Drivers or Pilots vocational licences (e.g. LGV, PCV, Taxi, Pilots, etc.)
Fitness to drive for insurance purposes (e.g. Elderly or racing driver)
Employment or Pre-Employment medicals (e.g. Army, Police)
Sports Fitness/Fitness to participate in event
|Accident &/or Sickness Insurance Medical Examination|
Includes Loan, Income and Mortgage Protection
|Certificates, Forms & Reports||Fee|
|Copies of insurance medical reports|
(Requested by patient)
|£10.00 access feeplus 0.50p each sheet|
|Freedom from infection certificate||£30.00|
Gym membership cancellation
Holiday insurance cancellation
Housing benefits report
Life/Health insurance claims forms (BUPA, PPP etc.)
Police witness report
School fees insurance form
Slimming club/health club certificate / questionnaires etc.
|Private sick certificate for employer, college etc.||£10.00|
|Public Carriage office form||£110.00|
|Solicitors report (p/h)|
|Any simple letter to support Non–NHS information|
(e.g. fitness to fly. To whom it may concern, housing, social services etc.)
|Complex letter requiring extracts from medical records||£60.00|
|Photocopying charges||0.50p per side|
|Private prescription for travel aboard||£15.00|
|Witnessing Power of Attorney||£50.00|
|Other private extracts from notes||£70.00|
|Access to Medical Records||Fee|
|Access to health records charge (whether copies are required or not)||£10.00|
|Viewing records only – no copies required|
(If records have been added to in the last 40 days, viewing is free)
|Records held only on computer||£10.00|
|Records held part on computer and part manually (paper)||£10.00|
|Records held manually (paper)||£10.00|
|Copies of health records required||Fee|
|Records held only on computer||0.50p per side (max £50)|
|Records held part on computer and part manually (paper)||0.50p per side (max £50)|
|Records held manually (paper)||0.50p per side (max £50)|
|Private consultations and tests||Fee|
|Private appointment with doctor||N/A|
|Private appointment with nurse||N/A|
|Any tests required (fee is in addition to private consultation fee)||N/A|
You may require a doctor’s letter for various reasons e.g. fitness to travel or confirmation of medical conditions. Please contact reception to make your request which will be dealt with in the most appropriate way.
If you are pregnant and require a doctor’s letter as proof of ‘permission to travel’ please be aware that many airlines require your doctor’s letter to be signed within 48 hours of international travel.
Non-urgent advice: Please Note
You will not be provided with a doctor’s ‘permission to travel’ letter if you are due in less than 30 days or if your pregnancy is considered high-risk.