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New average fees revealed for private and professional services 2015

The results of the the latest Medeconomics Fees Survey have been analysed and added to the GP Fees Database

Medeconomics surveyed practices across the UK on the rates they charge for 15 commonly requested non-NHS services and a range of travel immunisations, so that all practices can benchmark themselves against the figures.

We received 463 responses to the survey, undertaken during December 2014 and January 2015, with the majority of practices located in England and in urban areas.

The results of the survey have helped us significantly expand the ‘travel’ section of the fees database and we have added new sections on travel immunisations and fitness to travel.

35% of respondents said fees income had decreased

A key finding overall was that 35% of respondents said income from private and professional fees had decreased over the past 12 months.

Some 23% of practices said that they were planning to take steps to increase their earnings from private and professional fees over the coming year.

Latest results

The table below shows the latest average fees being charged by practices around the UK for negotiable services over the past year. 

Please see the individual fee listings in our GP Fees Database for details of how to charge for these services and other relevant information.Click on the fee title in the left column to view the relevant page in the GP Fees Database.

Medeconomics fees averages 2015

Non-NHS service provided

UK average

England average 

Scotland average

Wales average

Nortnern Ireland avereage

Private health insurance claim form

 £36  £35 £46   £35  £28

School fees insurance claim form

£25 £25 £29  £23 £23 

Solicitors' reports

£65 £64 £77  £65 £83 

Power of attorney examination and certificate

£80 £80 £81  £85 

Witnessing lasting power of attorney

£46 £45 £49  £48  £50 

Private sick note

£15 £15 £16  £13  £10 

Private prescription

£14 £14 £16  £16 

Adoption/fostering health assessment (form AH)

£69 £70 £69 £64 

Adoption/fostering update report (form AH2)

£51 £50  £55  £38

Fitness to drive - full medical examination and report

£92  £98 £101  £88  £56

Fitness to drive - report no examination

£43 £43  £46 £44  £35

Fitness to travel - full medical and report

£58 £57 £79  £52  £42

Fitness to travel - short certificate (pre-existing medical condition)

£22 £23 £21  £22  £16 

Pregnant woman's medical certificate/fitness to fly

£21 £21  £18 £19 £18 

Holiday/travel cancellation insurance report (simple certificate)

£25 £25  £32 £24  £22

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