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Welcome to Grange Road Medical Practice. Please have a look through our website. It is full of information about the practice and the services we provide.

Serving You

Our dedicated team are here to treat those minor ailments that occur as well as providing specialist management of long-term conditions and clinics covering a wide range of healthcare issues. The technology also means you can now do a lot of things from the comfort of your home such as order a repeat prescription or cancel an appointment.

Partners in Care

Once registered, patients and healthcare professionals work together to ensure the most appropriate care is provided. This partnership philosophy extends even further and our active patient group exists to make sure that patient needs and the practice offering are always heading in the same direction.

We are confident that our website will provide clear and concise help and give our patients the information they require in an easy and convenient format. It has been designed with the patient’s needs at the forefront of everything, from checking surgery times to letting us know what you think of us.

If you would like to see what services and groups are in and around the Gateshead area please look at the following website:

http://www.ourgateshead.org

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

The new General Data Protection Regulation 2018 starts today, 25.05.2018. We have updated our posters and leaflets in the practice and have attached this information regarding Patient and Employee Data.

Employee Data

Patient data

Grange Road Medical Practice

SURVEY

Please see the link below to complete a survey about Online consultations.

https://www.engage.england.nhs.uk/survey/online-consultations-public-engagement/

We are confident that our website will provide clear and concise help and give our patients the information they require in an easy and convenient format. It has been designed with the patient’s needs at the forefront of everything, from checking surgery times to letting us know what you think of us.

Note for Patients telephoning the surgery:

Please note all of our telephone calls are now recorded for training and monitoring purposes.

Non NHS work:

Please see the list of fees for non NHS services.

 
 PATIENT CHARGES FOR SERVICES NOT PROVIDED UNDER THE NHS
The services shown below are NOT provided under the NHS contract and the following fees will be charged. If you have any questions relating to these fees, please address them to your GP before requesting the service. We try to adhere to the BMA recommended fees for non NHS work which is calculated on an hourly rate of £256. Where there is no agreed fee we charge on a pro-rata basis.
 
Driving                                             
Examination for PSV / HGV or Taxi                                                            £170.00                                  
Examination for Taxi short form                                                                £128.00                                  
Examination for Elderly Driver Fitness Certificate                                    £170.00                      
(Medical examination & report)                                           
Examination for Elderly Driver Fitness Certificate                                    £  75.00
(without examination)           
Examination Seat Belt exemption                                                             £170.00                                  
Diabetic Driver Fitness Certificate                                                            £  75.00                                  
(without examination)                                               
Road Traffic Accident injury - each person                                               £  20.00
                                                                                   
Medical Reports                                      
Report (with or without examination)                                                     £256 per hour Pro rata depending on time taken                            
Extract from medical records                                                                   £30 - £60 Pro rata depending on time taken
Pensions Report                                                                                        £256 per hour Pro rata depending on time taken
Adult Health Medical for Adoption                                                           £  78.00                      
Completion of Childminders Health form                                                £  85.00
Mental Capacity Certificate with Examination                                        £150.00 (Solicitor/Guardian pays)
Mental Capacity Certificate without Examination                                  £  60.00 (Solicitor/Guardian pays)
Medical Assessment Reports  (Insurance)                                            £104.00 plus £27.00 per supplement
 
Employment
Employment, pre-employment Medical and Report                              £170.00
Employment, pre-employment Medical and Report
(no examination)                                                                                    £100.00
Army Medical Report (no examination)                                                 £  65.00                                  
                                               
Insurance                                        
BUPA / PPP / WPA Claim verification                                                  £30 - £60 Pro rata depending on time taken
Continuing Disability Forms                                                                 £30 - £60 Pro rata depending on time taken
School Fee Insurance Claim Report                                                     £30 - £60 Pro rata depending on time taken
Private Insurance Claim Forms                                                           £30 - £60 Pro rata depending on time taken
Mortgage Claim Forms                                                                         £30 - £60 Pro rata depending on time taken
Council Tax Discount Form                                                                  £30 - £60 Pro rata depending on time taken
           
Travel                                                           
Freedom from infection certificates                                                     £30 - £60 Pro rata depending on time taken
Fitness to Travel Certification                                                              £30 - £60 Pro rata depending on time taken
Fitness to Travel Statement and Medical                                            £150.00
International Certification of Vaccination                                           See travel immunisation sheet          
Travel Cancellation Certificate                                                             £30 - £60 Pro rata depending on time taken
 
Sport Medicals
Fitness for Gym                                                                                    £ 30.00
Sports report detailed                                                                         £30 - £60 Pro rata depending on time taken
Sports Medical                                                                                     £100.00
Shotgun Licence (no medical)                                                            £  35.00
 
Other Fees                                     
Employers Private Sick Note (straight forward)                                £  30.00
Duplicate Copy of NHS Sick Note                                                        £  10.00                                                                      
More complex                                                                                      £30 - £60 Pro rata depending on time taken
Private Prescription                                                                            £  18.00                                  
OFSTED Health Declaration                                                                £  98.00
Other non-complex OFSTED                                                               £  45.00                                              
HIV Test (for non NHS reason)                                                          £20 + lab fees                        
Blood and Saliva swab tests                                                               £20 + lab fees                        
            Lab fees currently £25 per test but will need to be checked at the time of ordering.              
To Whom It May Concern letter                                                        £35 - £60 Pro rata depending on time taken
Citizen Card                                                                                       £  30.00
Concessionary Travel Pass                                                               £  30.00          
Where applicable photocopies will be charged at a rate of 10p per single sided page.
 
Temporary Residents Not Eligible for NHS Treatment
Private Consultation (20 minutes)                                          £  60 - any tests, investigations, treatments and reports required are to be discussed and costs advised and agreed in advance of commencement.
Services we DO NOT provide unless with prior agreement
Passport forms
Offshore Medicals
Asbestos Medicals
 
PRIVATE WORK IS NOT SUBJECT TO NHS COMPLAINTS PROCESS

 

(Site updated 25/06/2018)
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