St Fillan's Medical Centre2 Liverpool RoadPenwortham Preston, PR1 0ADTel: 01772 325001
Sisters Debbie Whiteside, Corrie Llewellyn, Lorna Element and Anna Cotton offer the following services:-
Health Care Assistant - Samantha Jefferies
If you require any vaccinations relating to foreign travel you need to make an appointment with the practice nurse to discuss your travel arrangements. This will include which countries and areas within countries that you are visiting to determine what vaccinations are required.
It is important to make this initial appointment as early as possible - at least 6 weeks before you travel - as a second appointment will be required with the practice nurse to actually receive the vaccinations. These vaccines have to be ordered as they are not a stock vaccine. Your second appointment needs to be at least 2 weeks before you travel to allow the vaccines to work.
Some travel vaccines are ordered on a private prescription and these incur a charge over and above the normal prescription charge. This is because not all travel vaccinations are included in the services provided by the NHS.
Information about countries and vaccinations required can be found on the links below:
It is important to make the initial appointment as early as possible - at least 6 weeks before you travel - as a second appointment will be required with the practice nurse to actually receive the vaccinations. These vaccines have to be ordered as they are not a stock vaccine. Your second appointment needs to be at least 2 weeks before you travelto allow the vaccines to work.
Non NHS vaccination price list 2011 (subject to change)
Rabies – 3 dose course £164.90
Rabies – 1 dose course £ 65.00
Oral typhoid – 1 dose course £ 42.80
Meningitis ACWY – 1 dose course (ovr 16yrs old) £ 46.00
IxIaro - 3 cose course £238.80
Ixiaro – 2 dose course £193.40
Ixiaro – 1 dose course £104.20
GCC (unlicensed) – 3 dose course £177.60
GCC (unlicensed) – 2 dose course £130.40
GCC (unlicensed) – 1 dose course £ 71.80
For travel – Adult – 3 dose course £ 63.50
For travel – Child – 3 dose course £ 63.50
Booster - 1 dose £ 21.20
For occupational risk exc blood test £ 84.00
Private Hep B blood test £ 16.42
Fitness to travel certificate £ 25.00
Private prescription for antimalarial tablets £ 15.00
Private prescription for altitude sickness £ 15.00
PRICES CORRECT AT TIME OF PUBLISHING. PRICES SUBJECT TO CHANGE AT SHORT NOTICE.
- Please go to reception desk to organise payment.
- We require payment for the course of vaccination in advance.
- Payment to be made via cheque or cash – we currently do not accept credit/debit cards.
Sports medicals, HGV driver medicals or mortgage insurance examinations can be arranged through our secretary. These are not NHS services and there will be a charge. Charges also apply to any certificates other than those required for statutory sick pay or incapacity benefits. Details of charges are below.
(price list subject to change)
Private sick note (short) £14.50
Passport form / photograph £26.50
Holiday cancellation certificate, short £25.50
Holiday cancellation certificate, full report £51.50
Fitness to travel, short £25.50
Fitness to travel, full report £51.50
Accident – see also Insurance
Full medical report £164.50
Report (no examination) £98.50
Report on pro forma (20 mins) £66.00
Extract from records £55.00
Short certificate £14.50
Any simple certificate (private) £16.00
More complicated certificate (private) £24.50 to £51.50
Ofsted health declaration form £87.50
Court exemption (from attending on medical grounds)
Full medical report £45.00 per 15 mins
Report (no examination) £45.00 per 15 mins
Extract from records £45.00 per 15 mins
Court of protection (England/Wales)
With examination £45.00 per 15 mins
Certificate COP3 (no examination) £45.00 per 15 mins
Cert of service/non-service COP020 form CP7 £45.00 per 15 mins
Power of Attorney examination and certificate £45.00 per 15 mins
Witnessing Power of Attorney £45.00 per 15 mins
Full medical and report (45 mins) £95.50
Report (no examination) (20-30mins) £47.50
Extract from records (15 mins) £32.00
Elderly/taxi/racing driver fitness:
With medical (45 mins) £95.50
Report (no examination) (20-30 mins) £47.50
PCV/LGV driver examination £95.50
Seat belt exemption
Medical and report/report only/record extract £78.50
Photocard driving licence signature £26.50
Recording of electocardiogram £48.00
Private (30 mins) £109.50
Report on pro forma (20 mins) £73.50
Certificate of incapacity £24.50 (short) to £51.50
Fitness to attend – school, sports, university etc.
Full medical and report £56.50
Report – no examination £28.00
Extract from records £16.00
Gym form – fitness to attend £56.00
Hepatitis B Screening
Private £16.00 to £42.00
Certificate of negative result for travel £26.00
(Fee excludes pathology and hospital cost)
Holiday cancellation insurance claim
Short certificate (private) £25.50
More complicated certificate / pro forma £25.50 to £51.50
Full report £51.50
For travel abroad: per course of injections excluding vaccine
NHS patient - non GMS £47.50
Private patient – per course of injection £47.50
International certificate of vaccination £16.00
Yellow fever £60.00
Freedom of infection certificate £16.00
Full examination and report – 45 mins £164.50
Extract from records – 15 mins £55.00
Certificate of incapacity (short) £14.50
Full examination with report or certificate:
Private – 45 mins £164.50
Report without examination:
Private - 30 mins £109.50
Extract from records:
Private - 15 mins £60.00
Mental capacity certificate:
No examination paid by solicitor/guardian £55.50
With examination paid by solicitor/guardian £110.50
Mortgage protection claim form £24.50 (short) to £51.50
Passport countersignature £26.00
Pilot application for licence, fitness to fly etc.
Full medical and report – 45 mins £47.50 per 15 mins
Report – no examination (20-30 mins) £47.50 per 15 mins
Extract from records (15 mins) £47.50 per 15 mins
Private GP work
Per hour £176.50
Private medical insurance claim
Verification £24.50 (short) to £51.50
Report – no examination £47.50 per 15 mins
School (see also Fitness to attend)
School fees insurance claim reports £24.50 (short) to £51.50
Sickness reports and records
Sickness/accident insurance examination/report£109.50
Extract from records £55.00
Sick note (private) £15.00
Fitness examination / cert for regulatory body £47.50 per 15 mins
Extract from records – fitness statement £24.50 (short) to £51.50
Fitness to travel certificate, short £24.50
Detailed report £51.50
Cancellation certificate – holiday insurance, short £24.60
Detailed report £51.50
Note: short = up to 15 minutes
Please click on the link below to see our Practice Nurse Information Leaflet which will give you further details on the services our Nursing Team provides.
Currently being updated - New version expected in due course.
If having to attend the surgery for an ECG, the following information leaflet will give you the information required to assist you when attending the surgery
ECG Patient Information Leaflet
The Treatment Room services held at St Fillans Medical Centre will cease on 1 October 2016. Lancashire Care will no longer provide this service from the premises. All treatments will now be done at Penwortham St Mary's Health Centre, that offers:-
Removal of Stitches
All the above are accessible by appointment only. Please telephone 01772 644140 if you require an appointment in the Treatment Room.
PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT THE HEALTH AUTHORITY WILL NOT BE SENDING INVITATION LETTERS TO PATIENTS THIS YEAR. IT IS THEREFORE IMPORTANT THAT IF YOU ARE IN ONE OF THE ELIGIBLE CATEGORIES, THAT YOU CONTACT THE SURGERY TO ARRANGE YOUR FLU VACCINATION APPOINTMENT.
THOSE PATIENTS ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE THE FLU VACCINATION ARE:-
THOSE AGED 65 OR OVER
THOSE IN A "CLINICAL" AT RISK GROUP SUCH AS:-
CORONARY HEART DISEASE/STROKE
CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE AIRWAYS DISEASE
THIS LIST IS AN EXAMPLE, IF YOU ARE NOT SURE WHETHER YOU CAN HAVE THE VACCINE, PLEASE CONTACT THE SURGERY FOR FURTHER INFORMATION
The surgery no longer offers a dedicated Stop Smoking clinic. Our Practice Nursing team can offer help and support with this regard. Please telephone the surgery to arrange an appointment. Alternatively you can click the link below for further information.
Quit for two campaign is aimed at helping pregnant women stop smoking:-
DESMOND - Delivering a structured education course for those diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes. This is a free service provided by Lancashire Care Foundation Trust. Patients can contact DESMOND directly and self-refer into the service on 01772 777620. Further information on Desmond can be found on the website www.lancashirecare.nhs.uk/desmond
Vascular Consultant Outpatient Clinic
From the 29 March 2016 a Vascular clinic will be held bi-weekly at St Fillans Medical Centre. Mr Rob Salaman, Vascular Consultant will hold these sessions. Vascular assessments will be offered to patients. For more information on this service please either pick up a leaflet from the main reception or contact the vascular team on 01254 734103 or email:- firstname.lastname@example.org
Arthritis Drop-in session:-
St Fillans Medical Centre, holds Arthritis clinics for patients to attend bi-monthly. A health professional who can give you advice in respect to arthritis runs these sessions. Information on services available to suffers of arthritis, tips on coping day to day. Please pick up a leaflet from the main reception desk or book an appointment to attend the next session with the receptionist. Further information can also be obtained by contacting email@example.com or telephone Gill on 07734 238 682 for further information.
Over 75 Health Checks
From April 2014, the government introduced a scheme for all patients aged 75 years and over to be offered an annual health check. If you are interested in having a health check please telephone the surgery fore further information.
These clinics are held on a Wednesday afternoon. This clinic is now pre-bookable and appointments can be made by using our On-Line Service or contacting the surgery. The Practice offers everyone, regardless of age, a full and confidential family planning service. Alternative appointments are available in respect to Family Planning Advice on alternative days if required. Please ask the receptionist for further advice.
Changes to our Service
Our Nurses are implementing a new scheme regarding the prescribing of the contraceptive pill . We hope that this will make life easier for our patients - if you are eligible you will be able to receive a year’s supply of your Pill.
There is a form for you to complete (you can download it here) Once completed please bring the form into the surgery. At the same time please record your height, weight and BP on our machine in reception. Your form will be reviewed by the nurse, who will decide if you are suitable for the scheme.
If you are deemed suitable, the nurse will arrange for a year's supply of your contraceptive pill. You do not need to see the nurse at this point, but of course if you would like to see her to discuss this our Patient Co-Ordinators will be happy to arrange an appointment for you.
If the nurse feels you are not suitable she will discuss this with you, and you will continue to receive your Pills at six monthly intervals as previously.
If you would like to discuss this further, please call us. Our Patient Co-Ordinators will be happy to help, or arrange a phone consultation for you with the Practice Nurse.
Contraceptive Pill Checklist
Baby clinic for pre school children on Thursday afternoons 1.00 pm –3.00pm.
Thursday morning 9:00am-11:00am This is run by the district midwives.
If you are concerned about any skin lesion make an appointment with your doctor.
For children – When your child is due an immunisation you should receive a reminder. Children’s immunisations can be done either at the Thursday Baby Clinic or by appointment with our practice nurse.For adults – Tetanus and Polio boosters and Hepatitis B vaccinations can be arranged by appointment with the practice nurse.
There are leaflets on various health issues for teenagers available at the practice. Young people can also arrange to see a practice nurse to discuss any health related issues on an individual basis.
The Clinical Commissioning Group provide a phlebotomy service at the practice for anyone requiring blood tests. You will need an appointment for this which can be booked through our receptionists or the on-line services. Appointments are available Mon- Wed between 8.30 and 12.30. (these times may be subject to change at short notice).
If these clinics are not convenient then there are "walk-in" clinics available within the Preston area. Please ask reception for further information.
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