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Charging patients

Charging patients

BMA guidance on charges to NHS patients

LMC guidance on the following issues

Charging the Practice's own patients

Charging for non-essential services

Setting up a separate company to charge registered patients

Charging non-registered patients privately

Charging patients not registered with the Practice for services they otherwise provide as NHS or non-NHS

Charging for Hepatitis B vaccinations in connection with travel

Charging for Hepatitis B vaccinations on the grounds of occupational health reasons

Charging for issuing a private prescription

Charging for dispensing a private prescription for ‘black/grey listed’ drugs

Selling Over the Counter drugs such as aspirin

Charging for travel vaccinations

BMA guidance on private practice/private fees (accessible by BMA Members only)

Treating asylum seekers and refugees

Overseas patients - providing treatment, levying charges

Related documents

The following draft documents are in the Members Library

  • Fees & Charges leaflet (Patient & Community Services index)
  • Medical certificates (provision of) protocol (Population Care index)
  • Patients from abroad (entitlements to treatment) procedure (Patient & Community Services index)
  • Patients from abroad (entitlements to treatment) procedure - Scotland (Patient & Community Services index)
  • Private Medical Certificates Procedure (Population Care index)
  • Temporary residents (TRs) procedure (Patient & Community Services index)

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