It is practice policy for all accounts to be settled at the time of consultation before leaving the practice. We do not operate a ‘payment on account’ system. To facilitate patients we have a Visa/Laser Machine and also accept payment by cash and cheque.

Receipts are automatically issued at the time of payment for each visit – PLEASE RETAIN YOUR RECEIPTS – you will need these when claiming back under the MED 1 or any private insurance you may have.

There are 2 types of medical card currently in operation under the GMS Scheme* and accepted by this practice:

  1.  Full Medical Card
  2.  Doctor Visit Card or DV Card

Please note that certain services are not covered under the GMS Scheme including but not limited to:

  • Medical examinations or reports for legal purposes
  • Examinations relating to insurance policies
  • Examinations relating to fitness to drive including eye test
  • Pre-employment examinations
  • School entry examinations
  • Examinations in connection with fitness to take part in sports
  • Some vaccinations (including travel vaccinations)
  • Some family planning services
  • Some screening tests

If you are in doubt as to whether or not your consultation is covered under the GMS Scheme then please check with Reception prior to your consultation..