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Slimming Clubs ( 10.2.17. )
A guide to coming off alcohol - copied from a leaflet from Alcohol and Drug Service ( 10.1.1.L3 )
Access for the disabled in Jersey ( 10.2.0.L1 )
ACET help for parents dealing with sex and drugs issues ( 10.1.2.L2 )
Acupuncture / Chinese Tradional Medicine ( 10.3.2. )
Aids and appliances for people with a physical impairment ( 10.2.1. )
AIDS and HIV ( 10.2.63. )
Aids for disabled - REMAP, FNHC Jersey Society for the Disabled etc ( 10.2.1.L3 )
Alcohol dependency ( 10.1.1.L1 )
Alternative and complementary medicine ( 10.3.0.L1 )
Alzheimer's Disease / Jersey Alzheimer's Association( 10.2.57. )
Ankylosing Spondylitis Society ( 10.2.33. )
Arthritis ( 10.2.19. )
Autism Jersey [10.2.90]
Blood donation ( 10.6.0.L1 )
Bone marrow donations ( 10.2.34.L1 )
Bone scanning ( 10.6.9.L2 )
Breast Clinic ( 10.2.34.L2 )
Cancer Screening for Women ( 10.6.9.L1 )
Cancer, assistance local organisations ( 10.2.34. )
Causeway Association - Hostel for mothers and babies ( 10.4.12. )
Channel Islands Dental Plan ( 10.7.4.L6 )
Chemists / Pharmacists ( 10.6.5. )
Children in hospital ( 10.6.7.L2 )
Children's Health and Child Immunisations ( 10.8.2.L1 )
Chiropody - Health service provision ( 10.8.7. )
Chiropody - private ( 10.7.10. )
Chiropractice ( 10.7.12. )
CJD - Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease ( 10.2.86. )
Colostomy and Ileostomy ( 10.2.42. )
Community Network Team (learning difficulties) ( 10.0.0.L7 )
Community Occupational Therapy Services ( 10.6.7.L12 )
Community psychiatric nursing services ( 10.5.5.L3 )
Contact a Family - Rare conditions and diseases ( 10.2.84. )
Continence/Continence Clinic( 10.2.45. )
Contraception ( 10.4.2. )
Day Surgery Unit - General Hospital ( 10.6.7.L9 )
Deafness and hard of hearing ( 10.2.8. )
Dental Department ( 10.6.4. )
Dental Hygienists ( 10.7.4.L10 )
Department of Health and Social Services - Addresses ( 10.0.0.L9 )
Depressives Groups - not local ( 10.5.4.L2 )
Diabetes ( 10.2.23. )
DIPS - disabled swimming ( 10.2.6.L1 )
Doctors (in practice order) ( 10.7.3.L3 )
Down's syndrome ( 10.2.29. )
Drug and solvent abuse-where to get help and information ( 10.1.2. )
Dyslexia Jersey ( 10.2.11. )
Dystonia support group ( 10.2.75. )
Eating disorders ( 10.2.68. )
Eczema ( 10.2.51. )
Employment for people with special needs - Workwise ( 10.2.0.L4 )
Environmental Health Department - all matters ( 10.8.1.L5 )
Epilepsy ( 10.2.22. )
Family Nursing & Home Care Services / Health Visitors / District Nurses ( 10.8.1.L2 )
Funding dental treatment in Jersey ( 10.7.4.L2 )
Gambling Addiction- support groups ( 10.1.4. )
General Practitioners Services (10.6.7.L1)
Gervaise Le Gros Resource Centre ( 10.8.2.L4 )
Haemophilia ( 10.2.35. )
Headway - Brain Injuries Association (Jersey) ( 10.2.82. )
Health visitors / clinics ( 10.8.2.L3 )
Heart ( 10.2.40. )
Homeopathy ( 10.3.3. )
Hospital Car Service ( 10.6.8.L4 )
Hospital League of Friends ( 10.6.8.L2 )
Huntington's Disease ( 10.2.83. )
Hypnotherapy ( 10.3.4. )
Infertility problems 10.4.20
Interpreters in hospital ( 10.6.7.L7 )
ISSUE and Friends of ISSUE (Fertility support) ( 10.4.70.L3 )
Jersey Association for Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus( 10.2.31. )
Jersey Asthma Society ( 10.2.18. )
Jersey Dental Fitness Scheme for 11 to 21 year olds ( 10.7.4.L5 )
Jersey Hyperbaric Treatment Centre (Recompression Chamber) ( 10.2.1.L6 )
Jersey MS Therapy Centre ( 10.2.38.L1 )
Jersey Post (call and check) 10.2.38.L2
Jersey Society for the Disabled ( 10.2.6.L2 )
Kidney patients ( 10.2.41. )
Leisure services for people with learning difficulties ( 10.2.6.L8 )
Lymphoedema ( 10.2.48. )
Maternity care ( 10.4.40. )
Meals on Wheels and Private meal delivery service ( 10.8.6. )
Medic Alert ( 10.6.8.L1 )
Medical bills - Oddfellows Society ( 10.7.2.L1 )
Medical negligence - Medical accidents ( 10.7.0. )
Medical Officer of Health ( 10.8. )
Mencap ( 10.2.80.L1 )
Meningitis ( 10.2.85. )
Migraine ( 10.2.16. )
Mind Jersey ( 10.5.4.L3 )
Miscarriage / Stillbirth / Premature baby support group ( 10.4.35. )
Motor Neurone Disease ( 10.2.81. )
Multiple Sclerosis Society ( 10.2.38. )
Muscular Dystrophy ( 10.2.47. )
Myalgic Encephalomylitis (ME) ( 10.2.78. )
Narcotics Anonymous ( 10.1.2.L3 )
National Childbirth Trust ( 10.4.70.L2 )
Needle exchange scheme - Sharpsafe ( 10.1.2.L6 )
Neurosciences ( 10.6.7.L14 )
Nursing and Residential Homes - Nursing and Care Agencies ( 10.7.7.L3 )
Oakwell - home for phsysically handicapped children ( 10.2.5.L2 )
Occupational therapy for people with learning difficulties ( 10.2.80.L2 )
Opticians - Complaints. Assistance towards cost of spectacles. ( 10.7.6. )
Osteopaths ( 10.7.8. )
Osteoporosis ( 10.2.76. )
Oxygen Supplies ( 10.2.1.L5 )
Pain Control Clinic ( 10.6.7.L16 )
Parkinson's Disease ( 10.2.37. )
Patient transport to UK and Guernsey hospitals ( 10.6.7.L3 )
People with disabilities ( 10.2.0.L3 )
Phobias and tranquillizer withdrawal ( 10.2.13. )
Physiotherapists ( 10.7.11. )
Post Natal Depression Support ( 10.4.50. )
Post-trauma Stress Disorder ( 10.5.5.L2 )
Prescription Charges ( 10.6.2. )
Private counselling services ( 10.5.5.L4 )
Prostate problems ( 10.2.74. )
Provision of special dietary / medical products ( 10.2.1.L9 )
Psoriasis Association ( 10.2.51.L1 )
Psychology / Psychotherapy service ( 10.5.5.L1 )
Public Health Service - services on offer ( 10.0.0.L4 )
Raynaud's Disease ( 10.2.77. )
Reflexology ( 10.3.0.L6 )
Reiki - energy healers ( 10.3.0.L8 )
Residential opportunities for people with learning difficulties ( 10.2.5.L1 )
Residents and Non-Residents Eligibility for Access to Health and Social Care and Treatment ( 10.6.7.L4 )
Saneline ( 10.5.4.L1 )
Scoliosis ( 10.2.50. )
SCOPE ( 10.2.30. )
Sexual Health Services ( 10.6.7.L1a )
Sight impaired organisations ( 10.2.7. )
Single Point of Referral for (Spor) for Adult Services ( 10.6.10. )
Smoking ( 10.1.3. )
Speech and language therapy ( 10.2.10. )
St. Johns Ambulance - first aid courses ( 10.8.4. )
Strokes ( 10.2.73. )
Triumph Over Phobia (10.4.4)
Wheelchair - Loan, purchase and rental ( 10.2.1.L4 )
Wheelchair accessible holidays ( 10.2.0.L6 )
Women's Health( 10.8.2.L2 )
Words and Numbers Matters (10.8.3)
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LOCAL INFORMATION

10.6.7.L1
General Practitioner Services for visitors/newcomers and GP Co-Op Out of Hours Service

Extent: Jersey
Updated 17 March 2015
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General information for all visitors (inc UK) to Jersey

1.Some countries have reciprocal health care agreements with Jersey which will cover emergency hospital treatment. These are, Australia, Austria, Barbados, France, Guernsey, Alderney, Iceland, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Sweden and the UK.
Visitors from the UK should consider taking out travel insurance to cover the cost of repatriation in the event of serious illness.

There is a new website designed to provide travel insurance to UK residents visiting Jersey. It is called www.jerseytravelinsurance.com

People with existing travel or health insurance policies are advised to check that the policy covers travel to Jersey.

General Practitioner Service

2. There is a General Practitioner Service for holiday visitors and newcomers, who have been in the island for less than six months. This service is provided by the majority of the GP surgeries throughout the island.  You should ask the GP surgery to advise you of their charges before booking.

After 6 months of residence a newcomer becomes eligible for Health Insurance benefits [drugs and medical benefit] provided he/she registered with the Social Security Department on arrival in the island and paid social security contributions. A person over the age of 65 will also need to register with the Social Security Department even though he/she will not be required to make any Social Security contributions.

Day-time hours of treatment ( for contact details see list of surgeries below)

During day time hours (Monday to Friday 08.00 to 18.00 and Saturday 08.00 to 12.00) you can telephone the GP surgery to make an appointment

Out of hours treatment/GP Co-Op Out of Hours Services

To access the GP Co-op Out of Hours Service (Monday - Friday 18.00 to 08.00, Saturday 12.00 -08.00, Sunday 08.00-08.00 and Public and Bank Holidays 08.00-08.00) you can telephone any of the GP surgery numbers listed below to make an appointment.

The surgery is accessed by the Gwynneth Huelin entrance to the General Hospital.

Fees charged as at 10/09/13

  Local resident
with health card
Visitor or
seasonal worker
Surgery/Clinic Consultation £45.77 £66.05
Home Visit 8am - 11pm £91.26 £111.54
Home Visit 11pm - 8am £114.53 £134.81
Telephone advice Free Free

Fees and charges

A fee for medical consultation will be charged for each and every visit you make. In addition, you will have to pay for any additional treatments and the full private prescription charge for each item dispensed. Please ask the individual surgery / pharmacy to advise you of the cost.

Prescriptions

Medical prescriptions can be dispensed at any of the community pharmacies. You should ask the pharmacist to advise you of their charges before dispensing.

St Helier Parish Town surgeries

St Mark's Medical Centre Tel 723456
Route du Fort Tel 731421
Indigo House Tel 730541
York House Tel 720156
Windsor Medical Practice Tel 732341
Cleveland Clinic Tel 722381
Island Medical Centre, 14 Gloucester Street Tel 516151
The Surgery, 7 David Place Tel 736666
The Lido Medical Practice Tel 723892
Clifden House Surgery Tel 732824
Ivyhouse Surgery Tel 728777
The Laurels Tel 733866
41 David Place Tel 723318
Lister House Tel 736336
8 Elizabeth Place Tel 874095
Health Plus Tel 733322
The Surgery, 7 Clarendon Road Tel 870151

Surgeries in other parishes

 
Leodis, Route du Quennevais, St Brelade Tel 498775
St Ouen Surgery, Route de Vinchelez, St Ouen Tel 485324
Cleveland Clinic, Red Houses, St Brelade Tel 745511
Industria House, Red Houses, St. Brelade Tel 516152
Fearnlea, Rue des Sablons, Grouville Tel 516154
The Surgery, Temple Court, St John Tel 516153
St. Peter's Surgery, St Peter Tel 484533
   
Lister Surgery, Quennevais, St. Brelade Tel 741641
Le Ruisselet, St. Ouen Tel 481215