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Peel GPsTownside Primary Care CentreKnowsley StreetBury, BL9 0SNTel: 0161 762 1515
We offer a wide range of GP and Practice Nurse led clinics and request that you contact us for up to date information on days and times of clinics. These NHS services are free.
Family Planning clinics are also available to non-registered patients. Contact us to book an appointment with the GP.
Community based Clinics - 3rd Floor Townside Primary Care Centre, Bury
Obtaining your vaccinations and advice
(Please note: This service is for our registered patients ONLY)
All travel appointments are with the Practice Nurses. They attend regular updates and have access to an online medical database, which provides them with the most up to date recommended vaccinations and locations of malaria hot spots.
We have a limited number of appointments, so it is important to make the initial telephone consultation appointment with the Practice Nurse as early as possible, a minimum of 6-8 weeks before you travel.
What you can expect
Initial Telephone Consultation
The following will be discussed:
The 2nd consultation, ideally should be at least 2 weeks before your date of travel and will consist of the following:
The following vaccinations are free of charge, as these diseases are thought to pose a high risk to public health if they were brought back into the UK.
We keep a regular stock of these vaccines, but there may be times where stock is not available due to a national shortage.
Some countries require that you have proof of vaccination before you enter their country. Not all travel vaccinations are included in the services provided by the NHS. For example, Meningococcal meningitis is a requirement for entry into Saudi Arabia.
We do not provide a private service for vaccines. You can find providers of this service by searching on the Internet.
There is further information about countries and vaccinations required on the links below
Travelling in Europe
If you are travelling to Europe a very useful booklet has been published with advice and guidance to help you get the most out of your holiday. To visit please click:- http://ec.europa.eu/publications/booklets/eu_glance/86/en.pdf (this is a large document and may take a minute or two to view)
Some services offered fall outside the scope of the NHS and therefore a fee is normally payable.
First, we ask that you pay the set fee. All Non-NHS services are non-urgent, so please do not ask, as you will be refused.
Second your request is then placed in the queue for processing. There is normally a turnaround time of 14 working days, but may be longer depending on the volume of requests at the time.
Third, if we are unable to accommodate your request, your payment will be refunded in full.
The following guide lists the current rates for non-NHS work.
a) Straightforward certificates of fact - £16.50
b) More complex certificates - £28.00 to £58.50
Private sick note (incapacity certificate), required by patient for presentation to an employer (except those that the doctor is obliged to provide for statutory sick pay (SSP) purposes)
2. Work in surgery
a) Extract from records - £62.50
b) Report on a pro forma, no examination (e.g. 20 minutes) - £83.50
c) Written report without examination, providing a detailed opinion and statement on the condition of the patient (e.g. 30 minutes) - £124.50
d) HGV medicals - £100
e) Taxi medicals - £60
f) Comprehensive clinical examination including report, certificate, or completion of necessary forms (e.g. 45 minutes) - £180.00
accident/sickness insurance – to support a claim for payment of benefit under accident/sickness insurance policy
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