Non-NHS services

The NHS does not pay for some of the services that we provide. These include the following

  • Private sick notes
  • Insurance forms
  • Holiday cancellation forms
  • Medical reports
  • Fitness to travel certificates
  • Private prescriptions
  • Passport signing
  • Some vaccination services.

Our fees for these services are displayed in the surgery.

Examples of non-NHS services GPs must charge for, as they are not covered by the NHS 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 covered by other institutions :

  • 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

For a list of fees charged for non-NHS services please click here