Non-NHS Services

Some services provided are not covered under our contract with the NHS and therefore attract charges. Examples include the following:

  • non_nhs_services3Medicals for pre-employment, sports and driving requirements (HGV, PSV etc.)
  • Insurance claim forms  
  • Prescriptions for taking medication abroad
  • Private sick notes
  • Vaccination certificates

The fees charged are based on the British Medical Association (BMA) suggested scales and our reception staff will be happy to advise you about them along with appointment availability.

Planning on having private treatment/surgery in the UK or abroad?

Please be aware that the whole episode of the treatment should be provided by the private provider, i.e. blood tests and other tests, suture removal, dressing changes, routine wound check, prescribing during your episode of private treatment, etc., and the Practice should not be involved in any aspects of this episode of treatment, with the exception of emergency care relating to the treatment.

It is also the private providers responsibility to issue a Fit Note covering the entire anticipated period off work, but if any longer time off is then required when you are no longer under the care of the provider then this would be the practice responsibility.

Non-NHS Practitioners

Aberfeldy Surgery

We have various non-NHS practitioners who use our premises to provide services for our patients such as an acupuncturist and The Princess Royal Trust for Carers. We also actively encourage patients to take an interest in their own health by supporting self-help groups and providing a wide range of printed material (books, leaflets and magazines) in the waiting room for patients own use.

Kinloch Rannoch Surgery

We also have the following who attend the Kinloch Rannoch surgery;

  • Registered podiatrist
  • The area Registrar of Births, Deaths and Marriages

Fees apply to the services provided by some of these practitioners.

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