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did your doctors charge for doing a fit to fly letter in pregnancy?

(8 Posts)
neverlookback Thu 23-Jun-11 14:55:50

ive got to pick mine up later going away in morning and when i was in earlier i noticed a list of charges and one was fit to fly letter £15 the receptionist wasnt sure but i hope they dont what a rip off! and the fact it was supposed to be done on tues and they just cant get thier act together to get it done!!

DitaVonCheese Thu 23-Jun-11 15:55:32

Apparently my doctor does charge but my MW did one for me for free (GP ignored my request too!).

Kind of torn on this one tbh - it's not exactly medically essential work so I can see why they'd charge for it.

RugbyWidow7 Thu 23-Jun-11 16:48:52

I didn't have to pay for one.

Coppernoddle Thu 23-Jun-11 17:41:33

I did!! I guess it depends how nice your doctors are!

Catslikehats Thu 23-Jun-11 17:44:38

In my last pregnancy both my consultant and my MW did me fit to fly letters. Neither charged.

TransatlanticCityGirl Thu 23-Jun-11 17:52:37

I got mine for free from my midwife

Pippaandpolly Thu 23-Jun-11 20:22:22

My doctor charged £5.

nitnatnaboo Fri 24-Jun-11 10:05:28

They told me they might but then didn't. smile

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