General Practitioner Services for visitors/newcomers and GP Co-Op Out of Hours Service
Updated 17 March 2015
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
with health card
|Home Visit 8am - 11pm||£91.26||£111.54|
|Home Visit 11pm - 8am||£114.53||£134.81|
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.
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|