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  • The surgery email address is: somccg.enquiries.lyngfordpark@nhs.net
  • We are asking ALL patients to please wear a face covering when attending the surgery for an appointment. This can be a mask, or a scarf/shawl that covers your nose and mouth. Thank you.
  • To reduce your chances of catching COVID-19 and reduce pressure on your local GP practice during this busy time, appointments will be carried out over the phone, through video consultations or online via our website Engage Consult, unless there is a clinical need for you to come into the practice. This will help minimise the risk while continuing to ensure people get the care and advice they need.
  • Please note: Following guidelines from NHS England our online appointment booking system has been temporarily disabled.
  • If you have concerns about the Coronavirus, please click on the link below with guidance for general public. Link: Coronavirus: Latest Information & Advice
  • General information on Coronavirus can be accessed at: Coronavirus (COVID-19) - NHS
  • In line with the NHS Long Term Plan, our fax machine will no longer be in use from 01.04.2020. Our secure email address, somccg.enquiries.lyngfordpark@nhs.net, can be used as an alternative way to contact us. 
  • The new Spring 2020 Newsletter is available here Lyngford Park Surgery Spring Newsletter. The practice autumn and spring newsletters from 2019 are available to read by clicking Lyngford Park Surgery Spring Newsletter and Autumn Newsletter
  • The practice now offers an appointment reminder service via text, for more information click here.
  • For more information about online consultations and queries scroll down or click here
  • Appointment Cancellation - To cancel an appointment simply text us on 07922037720 leaving your name and date of your appointment or ring our Reception Team on 01823 333355.
  • To view the updated practice privacy notice click here
  • Please note that the Private Travel Clinic service ceased with effect from 1 June 2017
  • You can also book appointments and order repeat medication online - ask at Reception. We want to offer you more choice and more convenience.
  • The practice offers appointments 5 days a week and up until 8pm on Tuesdays (and some Wednesdays) - Remember, you can book an appointment up to 6 weeks in advance.
  • Out of Hours - NHS 111 - This service is for when you need medical help fast but it is not a 999 emergency.

Charges for Private (Non-NHS) Services

January 2020

 Certificates/Reports

 Service / Request

Paid by

Fee

Elderly Driver/Seat Belt Exemption (no examination) 

Requester

£47.00

Holiday Cancellation Form

Requester

£25.00

Sickness Claim Form

Requester

£25.00

Personal Accident Claim Form

Requester

£25.00

Vitality Health Insurance Form

Requester

£25.00

OFSTED Report      

Requester

£90.00

Medical Certificate of Fact (GP signature)         

Requester

£18.00

Parachute Form

Requester

£25.00

School Fees Refund Form                                                                                          

Requester

£25.00

 

Private Medical Certificate/Private Sick Note 

Requester

£15.00

Private letters for patients (including fitness to travel/gym without  examination) 

 

Requester

£15.00  -£25.00

Fitness to Travel

Requester

£40.00

Army Medical Form 

 

Army

£65.00

Private Prescription

Requester

£14.50 per item

Firearms Licence

Requester

£25.00

 Detailed letters/reports (priced individually)

 It is at the GPs discretion to lower any fees/waive fees.

 There is no obligation on the doctor to undertake targeted reports.

Medical Examinations

                                              

Service / Request

Paid by

Fee

DVLA

DVLA

£85.00 (exam)

£40.00 (report)

HGV

Patient

£155.00

Sports Medical

Patient

£155.00

Taxi Driver Medical

Patient

£100.00

PSV

Patient

£155.00

Pre-employment Medical with Report

Employer

£172.00

Fostering/Adoption (BAAF) Prospective Carer

Fostering agency

£73.86

 Private Examinations

Service / Request

Paid by

Fee

Private Medical Consultation (15 mins)

Patient

£54.00

Private Blood Test

Patient

Price on request

Private ECG

Patient

£70.00

 Solicitors/Other

 Service / Request

Paid by

Fee

Assessment of Capacity Report (with examination)

Requester

£120.00

Assessment of Capacity Report (without examination)

Requester

£80.00

Assessment of Capacity Report (home visit)

Requester

£150.00

Power of Attorney    (with examination)

Requester

£120.00

Power of Attorney (without examination)

Requester

£80.00

 All medicals must be paid for upon booking the appointment (non-refundable if patient fails to attend the appointment or cancels at less than 2 hours’ notice).

                                                                      

Other prices for non-NHS funded work available on request.

 Non-chargeable

 Med 3 (fitness to work certificate after day 7 of sickness period)

  •       Prescription Exemption form
  •       Council Tax Exemption form
  •       Concessionary Travel Pass
  •       Police request to access Medical Records where disclosure is for the purpose of the prevention or detection of a crime. The police representative must demonstrate that the police authority require the information for the purposes of investigating a crime and have statutory exemption form the fee provisions under the Crime and Disorder Act.
  •       Requests from Somerset County Council regarding safeguarding concerns are not chargeable

 Please note that the doctors cannot provide the following services:

(The doctors regret that they do not have sufficient time to offer these services)

 Passport countersignature

  •       Character reference

 

 
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