Private Medical Services / HGV Medicals

  


  

The following are some of the services that are not covered by the NHS, so you would be asked to pay a fee:

(please make enquiries to our reception team as to what services we currently offer).

HGV/PSV medicals, (please note you need to bring photo ID to your appointment. Please also note that the HGV DLVA medical examination form includes getting an eye test. We ask that you have this done with a registered optician, prior to seeing us. Most GP surgeries do not have the specialist equipment required to do a full eye exam).  

Pre-employment medicals, 

Private health insurance claim forms, 

Certain holiday vaccinations, 

Private Certificates

Examples of other non-NHS services for which GPs can charge their own NHS patients are: 


  • accident/sickness certificates for insurance purposes 
  • school fee and holiday insurance certificates 
  • reports for health clubs to certify that      patients are fit to exercise 

Examples of non-NHS services for which GPs can charge other institutions are: 


  • life assurance and income protection reports for insurance companies 
  • reports for the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) in connection with disability living allowance and      attendance allowance 
  • medical reports for local authorities in      connection with adoption and fostering 

   

The fees list is   available via our reception team or from the front desk 

Why do GPs sometimes need to charge   fees? An explanation is supplied by the BMA website

http://bma.org.uk/practical-support-at-work/pay-fees-allowances/fees/why-gps-sometimes-charge-fees.