Chargeable services

The following fees are BMA recommendations for non-NHS work (prices may vary depending on the amount of work required):

GP report for insurance applicants£104
GP supplementary reports£27
Straightforward certificates of fact£18
More complex certificates
Private sick note (incapacity certificate) required by the patient for presentation to an employer except for those which the doctor is obliged to provide for statutory sick pay purposes£30 to £63
Accident or sickness insurance certificate – a short certificate of incapacity without examination for the patient to claim under accident or sickness insurance£30 to £63
Freedom from infection certificate, eg for school, travel or employment£30 to £63
Validation of private medical insurance (PMI) claim form, to support a claim for benefit in connection with private medical insurance, or completion of a pre-treatment form£30 to £63
Health club brief written report to certify that a patient is fit for exercise£30 to £63
School fees and holiday insurance certificates£30 to £63
Work in surgery
Extract from records£67
Report on a pro forma, no examination (eg 20 minutes)£89.50
Written report without examination, providing a detailed opinion and statement on the condition of the patient (eg 30 minutes)£133
Work in surgery, indicating time element where appropriate£186.20
Extract from records£48.40
Report on pro forma (eg 20 minutes)£61.90
Report written (eg 30 minutes)£94.15
Medical examination and report in surgery (eg 45 minutes)£135.20
Session (eg 3 hours)£560.60
Work out of surgery including boards, tribunals, lectures
Up to one hour£94.15
Up to two hours£188.30
Three hour session£282.45
Certificate (no time element involved)£19.80
Community service certificate for offenders who fail to attend (Scotland only)£40.60
Consultant fees for driver licensing
Blood test only
Consultant series 2£42.00
Consultant examination£136.50
Consultant VOC (vocational) exercise test£136.50
Copy of visual fields£42.00
Use of hospital facilities£102.50
Stress echocardiogram£500.00
Report from records£102.50
Perfusion scan£550.00
GP fees for driver licensing
VOC (vocational) GP certificate£12.50
GP series 2£40.00
GP examination£85.00