If a GP or nurse is asked to fill in a form or write a letter for non NHS work (e.g. medicals for work, insurance reports or "To Whom it May Concern" letters) then a fee will be payable.
In general, fees are based on the complexity of the form, report, or examination and are based on the time required for completion.
The reception staff are happy to advise patients of the cost of such work, prior to the doctors undertaking it.
Please note that the doctors no longer sign passport application forms.
Everyone must stay at home to help stop the spread of coronavirus.
You should only leave the house for very limited purposes:
Important - These reasons are exceptions – even when doing these activities, you should be minimising time spent outside of the home and ensuring you are 2 metres apart from anyone outside of your household.
There is separate advice about staying at home if:
Do not leave your home if you have either:
To protect others, do not go to places like a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital. Stay at home.
Use the 111 online coronavirus service to find out what to do.
Only call 111 if you cannot get help online.
Important - Call 111 for advice if you're worried about a baby or child.
If they seem very unwell, are getting worse or you think there's something seriously wrong, call 999.
Do not delay getting help if you're worried. Trust your instincts.
Use the quick NHS coronavirus status checker to tell us about your current experience of the virus.
This will help the NHS plan its response to coronavirus by showing where the virus is spreading and how it affects people.