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Doctor's Fees

Discussion in 'Ask A Question' started by Tara, Jun 2, 2010.

  1. Tara

    Tara · Member

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    I'm sure this question has been asked and answered many times. I am flying to Ireland next week and require a letter from my doctor to explain about my need to carry insulin, needles etc. I've been told that there may be a charge for this, does anyone know how much it is likely to be and do I have to pay for it? I think it's a bit bl**dy cheeky actually.

  2. sugarless sue

    sugarless sue · Master

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  3. badmedisin

    badmedisin · Well-Known Member

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    I paid £10 once and nothing the second time. At the same gp. I would just phone your surgery and ask them. It's also worth typing the letter yourself and getting the doctor to sign it. It's quicker that way and they won't be able to leave anything out!
  4. ebony321

    ebony321 · Well-Known Member

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    don't ask your doctor... complete waste of money.

    if you ask your diabetes nurse/centre

    they will do one completely free!!

    i got my diabetes nurse to write me one last year when i went to turkey. it had everything stated that would solve any issue raised and they did it the same day i rang and left it at reception to pick it up.

    once more nobody even wanted to see it even when i said i have needles in my handluggage they waved me through!.. sods law if i didnt have one they would ask :lol:
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