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Flu Vaccinations

Flu season is here again! Speak to a member of our reception team today to book an appointment for your flu vaccination.

Improved Access-

See details of service under tab on the right hand side of this Home page.

We are now open between 6.30pm and 8pm on Tuesdays. Other practices are open at different times to improve access for patients.

 

National Diabetes Audit (NDA)

We are taking part in an important national project about people at risk of diabetes and diabetes care and treatment in the NHS. Details on the project and advice leaflets for patients who are diagnosed with diabetes and those at increased risk of diagnoses are under Quick Links on the right tabs here

If you do not want your information to be used, please inform the receptionist, your GP or nurse.

This will not affect your care.

 

Click here to see details of our current Business and Administration Apprenticeship

Your Rights and Our Rights

We are suffering an increase in number of patients who feel it acceptable to be rude and abusive to our staff.

Please note updated information under heading 'Policies 'and sub heading 'Rights and Responsibilities' regarding what is acceptable at Cheddar Medical Centre. This will NOT be tolerated.

Prescription Requests-

Please be reminded that we require 72 hrs notice to enable requests to be processed.

ELECTRONIC PRESCRIPTION SERVICE & PHARMACY NOMINATIONS - Visit our prescriptions page for more information

HOW LIKELY ARE YOU TO RECOMMEND US TO YOUR FRIENDS AND FAMILY? Click here to have your say!

MJOG -
To learn more and sign up to our free appointment reminder service, complete and return this Leaflet (also available from reception).

GDPR

The new General Data Protection Regulation came into effect on the 25th May 2018. To understand more about how we use your information click here.

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The NHS does not cover certain certificates, reports and examinations you may need the doctor to complete for you. We may have to charge you, or a third party, a fee.

Patient Information Leaflet - Private Medical Services

CERTIFICATES WITHOUT EXAMINATION

Simple Certificate of fact

£17

Freedom of Infection Certificate

£30

Private Sick Note/ Accident or sickness incapacity or insurance certificates

£30

School Fees/ holiday insurance certificates

£40

To Whom It May Concern Letter (dependent on length and content)

£20-£40

Certification of PMI claims or ‘pre-treatment’ paperwork

£40

Health club written report to certify patient fit for exercise

£40


 MEDICAL EXAMINATIONS AND REPORTS

Work of this nature will be charged depending on which of the following scenarios are requested of GP:-

 

  • Extract from Medical Records only

£50

  • Report on Proforma- usually with examination (for example used for all driving reports)

£85

  • Written Report (with exam) to provide detailed opinion and statement on condition of patient

£128

The above work could include accident or sickness Insurance claims, Employment requests, Private Medical Insurance paperwork, Fitness for Education or Suitability assessments for pharmaceutical trials.

All fees will be applied on the basis above.

 

Court Exemption

£40

Childminder Report

£85

Seat belt exemption medical and certificate

£85

 
TRAVEL SERVICES

Fit to Travel Certificate

£17

Fitness to Travel Examination and report

£85

Vaccination Certificate

£30

Hep B and Rabies vaccinations (Course of 3 vaccinations plus private prescription)

£45

  • Please note- in addition patient will be required to purchase vaccine from pharmacy

 

 

Private prescription for Malaria

£15


MISCELLANEOUS

Search fee (Access to Records under Data Protection Act)- If whole record is held electronically

£10

Search fee (Access to Records under Data Protection Act)- If record is held electronically and paper copies

£50 max

Photocopies of Medical Records

£0.35/ sheet

PAYMENT TO BE MADE ON COLLECTION OF THE FORM OR PRIOR TO MEDICAL OR PROCEDURE

WE ARE UNABLE TO ACCEPT CREDIT CARDS

With effect from 1st February 2014

 
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