Gergask Surgery

Laggan, Newtonmore, Highland, PH20 1AH

Current time is 17:45 - We're open

NHS

Telephone: 01528 544225

Fax: 01528 544388

NHSH.GP55944-admin@nhs.scot

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Non-NHS Services

The NHS provides health care free of charge to most people and there are no prescription charges in Scotland. The NHS does not, however, cover certain services or issue certain drugs on NHS prescriptions and therefore charges may be incurred for these services.

For example, Kingussie & Laggan Medical Practices charge NHS patients for the following services:

• Medical examinations for employment or sport
• Private sick notes
• Insurance forms
• Some travel vaccinations
• Private prescriptions

 

A list of charges is available below and from reception, however, this list is not exhaustive and may be subject to change without notice as GPs are increasingly asked to become involved in a variety of non-medical tasks. Our charges reflect national averages wherever possible.

Sometimes, GPs are asked, with their patients’ permission, to perform these tasks by, for example, prospective employers or insurance companies who need truthful and accurate information. We try to respond to these requests as promptly as possible but often the response will require taking ample time to read through patient notes in order to answer specific questions.

It is a condition of remaining on the Medical Register that GPs only sign what they know to be true. So in order to complete, or even just to sign, a very simple form, the doctor may have to thoroughly check your medical record to ensure absolute accuracy. The charge to you is a reflection of the time taken to check the information requested and/or the degree of responsibility entailed in signing the document.

Statement of Costs 2020

Access to records

There is no fee payable, access is free of charge unless the request is excessive.

Adoption examinations (usually paid by Social Work or Adoption Society)

Child medical                                   £97.91

Adult exam & report                      £73.86 (prospective carer)

Certificates, examinations and reports

Any simple certificate                     £20.00
Freedom from infection                 £60.00

Fit to exercise                                    £25.00

Vaccination certificate                     £25.00

Pro Forma report-no exam             £75.00
Written report-no exam                  £133.00

Supplementary reports                   £30.00 (to any of the above)

Character reference                          £40.00
Shotgun Licence                                £40.00

Childminder (Ofstead Health Declaration)    £87.50

Child in care

Initial medical examination             £37.99

Subsequent examination                  £24.36
Freedom from infection                    £24.36

ECG with report                                 £80.00

 

Driving Medical & Report (Incl. HGV/PCV/LGV)   £130.00

Travel

Fit to travel                                         £30.00
Consultation                                       £30.00
Blood test                                            £30.00 – also check additional lab costs as required
Private prescription                          £15.00 – drugs required purely for travel abroad
 – rabies, Japanese B encephalitis, Hep B alone, meningitis, malaria protection (some available over the counter).

No charge or fee – tetanus, polio, diphtheria, TB, Hep A & B together, Hep A alone, typhoid

A course of vaccines incl. prescription  £30.00
Holiday cancellation certificate              £30.00

Power of Attorney

See Power of Attorney leaflet

Private medicals/consultations (incl. overseas visitors*)

Consultation
0 – 15 mins     £40.00
15- 30 mins    £80.00
30 – 60 mins   £160.00

 

Opening Times

  • Monday
    08:30 until 12:30
    15:00 until 18:00
  • Tuesday
    08:30 until 12:30
    15:00 until 18:00
  • Wednesday
    08:30 until 12:30
  • Thursday
    08:30 until 12:30
  • Friday
    08:30 until 12:30
    15:00 until 18:00
  • Saturday
    CLOSED
    Available by appointment in Kingussie for patients who work out of area during the week. - Must be booked via Laggan reception
  • Sunday
    CLOSED