The NHS does not pay for some of the services we provide. These include private sick notes, insurance forms, holiday cancellation forms, medical reports, fitness to travel certificates, private prescriptions, passport signing and some vaccination services.
These services are carried out, outside surgery times at the doctors discretion. Please allow up to five to seven working days for these to be carried out. Any forms, passports etc handed over at the reception will be issued with a reciept.
Our fees for these services, which are in line with BMA approved national guidelines, are listed below:
All private medical examinations:
Elderly fitness to drive
LGV and PCV
Seat belt exemption
Holiday cancellation examination and report
Sickness/accident examination and report
Employers full medical and report
Medicals for third parties
Pre-employment examination and report
which will be
Simple certificate of fact
Fitness to travel
Sickness/Accident benefit claim form
BUPA/Provident Association claim form
School fee insurance claim form
Employers report and opinion (no examination)
Civil court report
Copy of patient notes:
Doctors time and computer print outs
to a maximum
35p per sheet
Other non NHS work:
Driving licence photo countersign
Private prescription for travelling abroad
Please make cheques payable to SMC Eastbourne Ltd.
We are unable to accept credit/debit cards.
All non-NHS work is done outside of normal NHS time. This means that the completion of forms, countersigning of passports, etc, may take a minimum of one week.