Anything that needs to be signed by a GP is classed as private work; this is because it is done in the GP’s own time and not during surgery hours.
E.g. Insurance Forms ( from £25), Holiday Cancellations (£25), Ofsted Report (£30), Proof of ID (£35), Private Prescriptions (£15), Private Sick Notes (£20), Job Applications (£25), any general letter required from the GP (based on the time frame, from £15)
This work has to be paid for. There is a price list in reception by the front desk.
When leaving a form for completion please make sure we have a contact telephone number and that we know which GP is to complete the form. These forms are generally ready for collection within 7 days.
We offer private medicals (eg for HGV/PSV) at competitive rates (£90). Prior to your appointment you will need to obtain an eye test from your Optician and bring the form with you to your appointment.
We can do DNA testing by prior arrangement through a Solicitor (£55 per test). You do not have to be a registered patient at this Surgery for Private Medicals or DNA Testing.
Please telephone Tracey Kirk at the Surgery for all enquiries regarding Private Work, Private Medicals or DNA Testing on her direct line 01283 817994.
ACCESS TO RECORDS
Please ask for an information leaflet titled "Access to Medical Records, and Data Protection"and an application form from reception.
Ensure that the form is fully completed, using a separate sheet of paper if necessary, and return it together with the fee of £10 (non refundable).
Where copy records are required an additional fee of 35p per sheet will be payable in which will not exceed £50 (including the £10 fee above).
Your request will be considered and you will be advised of the decision within 21 days. There is no facility for immediate access.