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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  


£40.00 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 (Please note that the length of time may vary £40.00 per 10 minutes - £80.00 per 20 minutes.)




Hackney Carriage/DVLA


Medical Report with examination by the GP


Solicitors Report with examination from




Medicals for third parties


Adoption Medical  - Adult


Adoption Medical – child


Power of Attorney Examination and Certificate


Witness Power of Attorney







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 unable to accept Debit or Credit Cards. Payment must be cash or cheque. We are happy to give you a receipt. 



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