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Costs

The Nobber Medical Practice provides the following services on contract to the HSE:

The GMS (Medical Card Scheme) and the DOCTOR VISIT CARD SCHEME

This provides free care to the holder for acute medical illnesses. There are a number of commonly requested services which are NOT covered by these schemes.

These include the following:

  • Screening services such as well man / well woman checks.
  • Examinations for driving licences, insurance purposes, fitness for participation in sports, fitness to travel etc.
  • Blood tests* other than those ordered by a doctor in the practice for the investigation of acute illness.

* The following for example are not covered: Blood tests on behalf of private medical consultants, hospital outpatient services and several others.  Please check in advance when requesting any service involving blood tests, as an appropriate private fee is likely to be charged.

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MATERNITY and INFANT CARE SCHEME

This provides a specific and limited number of visits for antenatal care and newborn checks free of charge. Additional care of mothers and infants for other medical problems are not part of the scheme and appropriate fees will apply. (Except for holders of GMS Medical Cards).

VACCINATIONS

The agreed schedule of infant and childhood vaccinations are available without charge.

A fee will apply for the administration of other recommended vaccines, such as influenza, pneumococcal etc. –  for those at high risk from certain infections. (Except for holders of GMS Medical Cards)

All travel vaccines are charged for on a fee per service basis (including holders of GMS Medical Cards)

FEES

View charges here: The Nobber Medical Practice fees 2012

HEALTH INSURANCE

Some services and procedures are paid for directly by private health insurance companies – including suturing, minor surgery, joint injections.

Please enquire with our administration staff or your health insurer for further information. Contact details for insurers are available in our Useful links.

RECEIPTS

Receipts are issued for all payments made on the day of visit.  Please retain your receipt as proof of payment, for reclaims and for tax purposes.  Any request for duplicate receipts will incur a charge.  Please enquire from staff.