Why doctors charge fees
Why does my doctor charge fees?A guide for doctors to share with their patients explaining why they charge fees for certain requests. Download and print at the bottom of the page.
Fees for GPs
Fees for non-NHS reports: guide for GPsAs a GP you will receive many requests for reports from Government organisations or other third parties, it is important that you and your staff adhere to best practice.
Fees when providing insurance reports and certificatesThis guidance is to assist GPs in charging insurance companies who have asked for patient information.
What to charge your patients: guide for GPsA table of certificates you should charge registered patients for, and how much.
Certificates GPs cannot charge fees forGuidance on certificates which GPs cannot charge fees for.
Fees for mental health evidence form for patients in debtPatients experiencing mental health issues that are being pursued by debt collectors will no longer have to pay for forms from their GP. Find out more.
Fees for working collaboratively with local authoritiesA summary of the fees available to doctors in collaborative arrangements with local authorities in education, social services and public health. This also includes fees for safeguarding reports and case conferences.
Fees for childminder health formsFees for medical assessments of childminders for OFSTED.
Fees for doctors' services
Fees for driver licensing and the DVLAWe cover blood test cost, consultant fees, GP fees and a provide a DVLA invoice template.
Fees for benefits certificationFind out about fees for doctors on certificates and reports for DWP benefits claims.
Fees for mental health assessmentsGuidance on fees paid by the Government for doctors performing a medical health assessment on a person to admit them to hospital.
Coroners’ court fees and allowancesThis page outlines the fees and allowances you are entitled to as a doctor called by a coroner to give evidence at an inquest as a professional or an expert witness, or as a pathologist.
Fees for emergency treatment in a road traffic accidentThis page summarises your fees and allowances as a doctor after performing emergency treatment to the victim of a road traffic accident.
Fees for asbestos medicalsGuidance for doctors completing a medical examination for Asbestos Notifiable Non-Licensed Work (NNLW).
Fees for whiplash reportsGuidance for doctors on the process for providing soft tissue injury reports and a table of fees to provide a whiplash report.
Fees for legal aid evidence from victims of domestic violenceGuidance for doctors who are being requested to provide medical evidence for patients who are victims of domestic violence and seeking legal aid.
Fees for seafarer examinations and medical refereeGuidance and fees for doctors on issuing certificates confirming fitness to be at sea.
Setting your own fees
What to consider when setting your own feesThis page runs through considerations you should take into account when laying out the fees you can charge as a doctor.
Setting your own fees for external patientsFind out what types of work can be carried out by any doctor who is not the patient's own doctor.
Types of medico-legal witness and workFee guidance and links to relevant guidance for doctors as ordinary, professional or expert witnesses.
Medico-legal aspects of providing certificatesWhen it comes to issuing fitness certificates for travel insurance or for health club membership, there are medico-legal reasons why you need to be careful. Read our guidance to make sure you cover yourself.
Medico legal fees guidance for doctors in Northern IrelandThis guidance is for doctors who are asked to provide medical reports in connection with a legal action and/or attend court to give evidence, which may involve conferences with counsel or other related work.
Medico legal fees guidance for doctors in ScotlandDoctors are generally approached to provide medical reports in connection with a legal action and/or attend court to give evidence, which may involve conferences with counsel or other related work.
Fees for doctors
Fees for consultantsFind the work and fees or charges we've agreed to help guide you in charging patients and clients.
Fees for consultant contract schedules 10 and 11Consultants may charge fees for some aspects of work. To make life a little easier, we list out the specific sections in your terms and conditions which relate to this area.
Fees for junior doctorsFind key information about contractual requirements for private professional and fee-paid work for junior doctors under the 2016 contract in England.
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