Sunlight Group Practice

Sunlight Group Practice

Parkfield Medical Centre, Sefton Road, New Ferry, Merseyside, CH62 5HS

Current time is 15:11 - We're open

NHS

Telephone: 0151 644 0055

wiccg.reception-sunlight@nhs.net

Non-NHS Services

Isn’t the NHS supposed to be free?

The National Health Service provides most health care to most people free of charge, but there are exceptions: prescription charges have existed since 1951, and there are a number of other services for which fees are charged. Sometimes the charge is made to cover some of the cost of treatment, for example, dental fees; in other cases, it is because the service is not covered by the NHS, for example, medical reports for insurance companies.

Surely the doctor is being paid anyway?

It is important to understand that GPs are not employed by the NHS, they are self-employed, and they have to cover their costs – staff, buildings, heating, lighting, 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.

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Opening Times

  • Monday
    08:00 until 13:00
    14:00 until 18:30
  • Tuesday
    08:00 until 13:00
    14:00 until 18:30
  • Wednesday
    08:00 until 13:00
    14:00 until 18:30
  • Thursday
    08:00 until 13:00
    14:00 until 18:30
  • Friday
    08:00 until 13:00
    14:00 until 18:30
  • Saturday
    CLOSED
  • Sunday
    CLOSED