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 If you have more than one problem to discuss with a Doctor please book a 20 minute appointment.

1 problem = 10 minutes     

2 problems = 20 minutes.

 

Did you know you can access GP services from your computer, tablet or mobile phone with Patient Online?  You can book GP appointments, view a partial summary of your health record which includes Medication, Allergies and Immunisation history or renew prescriptions via the clinical system.  To register for this service please come to the surgery reception for further details.  You will need 2 forms of identification (one needs to be photo ID such as a passport or driver's licence, the other a utility bill to confirm your residence) to access this service. For information please visit the NHS choices Website.

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Named GP - Please see information on the right side of this page regarding named GP for all registered patients
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How likely are you to recommend our surgery to Family and Friends?  Please click on the link on the right side of this page to complete a very short survey.  Thank you.
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Did you know you are able to nominate a pharmacy of your choice to dispense your medication?  Your prescription will then be sent electronically directly to the pharmacy to save you coming into the surgery to collect it.
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Do we have your up to date mobile number?  We are able to send you a text message reminder for appointments and routine monitoring

 

Minor Injuries

South Brent Health Centre is not a Minor Injuries Unit, if you require this service the details of local Minor Injuries Units are listed below:

Ivybridge Health Centre -01752 690777

8.30-18.00 Monday - Friday

Totnes Hospital - 01803 862622

8.00-21.00 7 days a week

Kingsbridge Hospital - 01548 852349

9.00-17.00 7 days a week

Cumberland Clinic, Plymouth - 01752 434390

8.30-21.00 7 days a week

Newton Abbot Hospital -01626 324500

8.00-22.00 7 days a week

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Charges for Non NHS Work

The National Health Service provides most health care to most people free of charge but there are exceptions, for example prescription charges and there are a number of other services for which fees are charged.

GPs are not employed by the NHS. They are self-employed and have to cover their costs – staff, buildings, heating, lighting etc — in the same way as any small business. The NHS pays the doctor for specific NHS work but not for non NHS work the fee has to cover the GPs costs.

Time spent completing forms and preparing reports takes the GP away from the medical care of his patients. They have a very heavy workload and paperwork takes up an increasing amount of their time. When the doctor signs his or her name to anything it is a condition of the Medical Register that they only sign what they know to be true meaning they have to look through entire medical records...it isn't just a case of a quick signature!

 

Charges for Non NHS work are as follows:

HGV Medical                                       £70.00 (patient)

                                                        £90.00 (non patient)

 Firearm/Shotgun Licence Application    £30.00

 Other Private Medicals                        £70.00 - £100.00

 To whom it may concern letters           £15.00 - £30.00   

(depending on length)

 Passport/Driving Photos                      £20.00

 Holiday Cancellation                           £30.00

 Fitness to Travel  (letter/certificate)     £30.00

Sickness/Accident/Income Protection forms
(incl BUPA/PPP)                                  £30.00 - £50.00

 Child sick from school note                 £15.00

 DNA testing (paternity)                      £40.00

Court of Protection,
Power of Attorney Report                    £70.00
As above but requiring a visit              £100.00

Employment Reports                          £30.00(simple) - £60.00(depending on length of report)
Employment Report + medical            £70.00 - £100.00

Fitness to take part in sport                £30.00

Private sick note                                £15.00

Hepatitis B vaccination (for employment purposes)       £35.00 per vaccination

Course of three                                                          £105

Confirmation of Immunity (blood test) - this service is charged directly from the hospital.

Access to Medical Records

Medical records held on computer                          £10.00

Copy of medical records on computer + paper         £50.00

* Please note payment should be made by cash or cheque. Thank you.

 
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