Castlecroft AvenueWolverhamptonWest Midlands, WV3 8JNTel: 01902 761629
Youth Friendly Practice - Services we offer especially for you..
These appointments can be booked at your convenience and will be in complete confidence. The surgery offers late evening appointments (bookable) on Tuesday and Thursday.
Maternity Services – are provided by all the doctors with the help of the Community Midwife
Contraceptive services – are provided by all the doctors, and one of us (Dr. Negrine) fits coils and implants. In addition, the practice nurse will give contraceptive advice.
There is also a local comprehensive sexual health service at
Child Health & Immunisation – a child health clinic is held weekly on a Tuesday, run by our Health Visitor and a doctor. Child immunisations also take place in a weekly clinic. Due to strict national rules for "parental responsibility " and consent, a letter of authority & consent will be needed if a child is brought in for imms by someone other than a parent.
For further details please contact reception.
Travel health clinic – we provide a full range of travel immunisation including Yellow Fever vaccination. Please book through reception for a full package of travel health advice for you and your family. Please note that Travel Health is NOT an NHS service and at times there can be delays in getting appointments. In view of this it is important to ask for advice / immunisations well in advance of your travel.
Diabetic clinics – are held by all doctors on a regular basis
Minor Surgery – is performed in a weekly clinic. These appointments can only be arranged after seeing a doctor.
Our practice nurses run clinics by appointment for
All are involved in health promotion, blood pressure monitoring and well- person checks. Appointments for the nurse can be made through reception.
Fees 2017/18 (with effect from 01.01.17)
Why GP’s sometimes charge fees?
The National Health Service provides most health care to most people free of charge, but there are exceptions. It is important to understand that many GPs are not employed by the NHS; they are self-employed and they have to cover their costs - staff, buildings etc in the same way as any small business. The NHS covers these costs for NHS work, but for non-NHS work the fee has to cover the doctor’s costs.
In recent years more and more organisations have been involving doctors in a whole range of non-medical work. Examples of non-NHS work includes: accident/sickness certificates for insurance purposes, school fee and holiday insurance certificates, private sick notes etc.
I only need the doctor’s signature - what is the problem?
When a doctor signs a certificate or completes a report, it is a condition of remaining on the Medical Register that they only sign what they know to be true. In order to complete even the simplest of forms, therefore, the doctor might have to check the patient’s entire medical record. Carelessness or an inaccurate report can have serious consequences for the doctor.
Our rates where possible are based upon British Medical Association published fees and are as follows:
Private sick note
Driving licence form
Private prescription for drugs for travel purposes
Holiday cancellation form
Fitness to travel form only
Medical report only (No Exam)
Pre-employment medical exam & report
HGV/LGV/PCV/Taxi driver examination
Fitness to travel form and exam (Camp America etc)
Holiday cancellation examination
Seat belt exemption
Fitness to attend school
Elderly driver fitness
Private GP consultation (non NHS registered – tourists)
BUPA/PPP/other claim forms
School fees insurance claim forms
Sickness/accident benefit claim forms
Mortgage protection forms
Photocopy of medical records
50p per page
Access to records under Data Protection Act
Anti-malarials / Travel vaccines (some)
Drugs for Malarial Prophylaxis and some travel vaccines are not prescribable on the NHS and can only be obtained on a Private prescription
We have the services of a team of District Nurses who are available to visit patients at their homes at the request of a doctor. They are based at West Park Hospital.
Our Health Visitor is responsible for care of the under-fives and the elderly. She can be contacted at Warstones Clinic.
Our Community Midwife sees patients both at home and in the practice.
Phlebotomists attend the surgery to take blood from patients at the request of the doctors. They run appointed clinics, details of which can be obtained via reception.
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