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Important Message

Covid-19 - Important Information

The Doctors at French Weir Health Centre have been receiving numerous requests from patients asking for letters of support. We understand that this is often because patients are worried about having a pre-existing condition and so are concerned that they are more at risk from the virus, but the preparation of these letters is not covered by the NHS and as such they are therefore putting additional pressures on already stretched NHS services. 

Following NHS England's advice, French Weir Health Centre is currently declining all requests from patients for letters regarding amendments or cancellations to travel arrangements due to Covid-19, return to work letters and face-mask / coverings exemption certificates.

Please follow the link  for up-to-date FCO advice.

GOV.UK advice regarding safe travel and face coverings during the pandemic.

Thank you

 

There are some services which are not provided by the NHS and for which Patients will be charged a fee.

We charge patients and businesses for a range of private work which includes: – medicals, insurance claims and proposals, signing of various certificates, letters e.g. fitness to travel. The preparation of these letters or reports is not covered by the NHS and the doctor must complete them during their own time. Please allow up to 14 working days for these requests to be completed.

A list of the more common services for which a fee will be charged is shown below together with the current charge. This list is not exhaustive so please ask if the service you require is NOT listed.

Please be advised GP's can no longer countersign passport applications.

 

Certificates

Simple holiday cancellation insurance certificate (not applicable to cancellations due to Covid-19, please read the above guidance)

£30.00

Fitness for sport

£55.00

Fitness to travel certificate

£55.00

Free from infection certificate

£55.00

PSV Licence certificate – no examination

£55.00

Shotgun

£30.00

Private sick note

£18.00

Cholera or other vaccination certificate

£18.00

Proof of age card

£18.00

Child employment form

£18.00

Sickness / accident short certificate (not applicable due to Covid-19, please read the above guidance)

£18.00

Private prescription (UK)

£18.00

Other simple straightforward certificates of fact/Private letter

£18.00

Cremation certificate

£82.00

Private prescriptions for drugs not needed immediately by patients travelling abroad £15.00 per item
 

Reports – with no examination

Provident Association, Bupa or similar form to refund fees (long form)

£55.00

Provident Association, Bupa or similar form to refund fees (short form)

£24.00

Provident Association, Bupa or similar report on prospective subscriber

£73.00

School fees insurance claim form

£55.00

Sickness / accident/ benefit claim form (detailed)

£73.00

Fitness to attend state school

£55.00

Fitness to attend private school / university

£73.00

Employers report with opinion

£109.00

Solicitors report

£109.00

Seat belt exemption (no examination)

£73.00

Commercial research questionnaire

£109.00

Questionnaire for drug company

£73.00

Access to written medical records, data protection action

£25.00

Access to computer record

£17.00

Blood test (private) excluding lab costs

£31.00

OFSTED Childcare Registration Form – Health Declaration Booklet

£87.50

Court of protection certificate (no examination)

£73.00

 

Medical Examinations

Private medical consultation (per hour)

£217.00

Power of attorney examination and certificate

£159.00

HIV test, medical examination, counselling and bloods (excl lab cost)

£159.00

HIV blood test and counselling (excl lab costs)

£109.00

Pre employment medicals

£159.00

Medicals for third parties

£159.00

HGV / PSV

£109.00

Taxi Driver Medical

£55.00

Elderly driver fitness examination and certificate

£159.00

Racing driver

£159.00

Diabetic drivers insurance form

£159.00

Sports medicals

£159.00

Fitness to travel examination and report

£159.00

Sickness / accident certificate examination

£159.00

Seat belt examination and report

£159.00

Removal of pacemaker

£109.00

ECG recording for private or insurance purposes

£73.00

Report on ECG recording (private / insurance)

£73.00

 

Travel Vaccines

Some vaccines may available without charge dependent on where you are going, the duration of your trip and the risk posed by certain diseases. These may include vaccinations for Hepatitis A, Meningitis C and Typhoid. Please make an appointment with the travel nurse before you travel to see which vaccinations you need and to see which charges apply.
Yellow Fever £65.00
Yellow Fever (replacement of lost certificate) £18.00
Meningitis ACWY £65.00
Rabies – course of 3 £170.00
Rabies - 1 dose £56.66
Japanese Encephalitis B – 2 dose course £200.00
Tick Borne Encephalitis – 3 dose course – ADULT £215.00
Tick Borne Encephalitis – 3 dose course – CHILD £187.00
Hepatitis B – 3 dose course – ADULT £125.00
Hepatitis B – 4 dose course – ADULT £172.00
Hepatitis B – 3 doses – CHILD £70.00
Cholera £35.00
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