Private Fees

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Certain services such as private sick notes, letters to whom it may concern, fitness to travel, insurance claim forms and some medical examinations are not covered by the NHS and charges are made in line with BMA recommendations.

Please ask at the reception desk for our current charges, alternatively go to the separate section marked NON NHS Charges. Payment is made by cash or cheque to Newtons practice. We regret that we do not have electronic debit card facilities.

The doctors do not endorse Passport Forms or Shot Gun licences.

Non-NHS Fees

The NHS does not cover some medical examinations, reports and certificates. Typically these include insurance medicals, holiday cancellation reports, private patient certificates, medico-legal work and private letters or certificates for employers.

Private Certificates:

Minimum charge

Simple Statement of Fact without Examination e.g. Sick note/ Fit to attend school etc.,


Holiday Cancellation, Exercise Cancellation, Fitness to travel


£50.00 with examination.

Medical Report without examination by the GP


Elderly ‘fitness to Drive’ certificate with examination.


Private Prescription


Driving licence form


BUPA/Private Patients Form


With examinations

Pre-employment Medical with examination, Emigration medical, Racing Driver, Diving, Hang Gliding .




Hackney Carriage/DVLA


Medical Report with examination by the GP


Solicitors Report with examination from

£200.00 p/h min of £130



Medicals for third parties


Adoption Medical - Adult


Adoption Medical – child


Certificate of existence


Visitors from Overseas – Routine appointment with GP

£40.00 per 10 mins or part of.

- Home visit from GP

£100.00 per 30 mins, min charge £100

- practice nurse appointment

£35.00 per 10 mins

If you require further advice please ask at the reception desk. Payment is required at the time of examination or collection of documentation. We are happy to give you a receipt.

Reviewed August 2019

Visitors from overseas

If you are not entitled to free NHS Care, the following Private charges will be made.

  • GP consultation £40.00
  • Home visit £100.00
  • Practice nurse consultation £35.00

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