fees are charged at the
discretion of each Practitioner and is usually between £85 and £125 depending
on the individual consultation. The initial consultation will normally last
around ONE HOUR, after which a further 15-20 minutes should be allowed for
dispensing your individual prescription.
are normally in the region of £60-£85 depending on the duration and type of
consultation. Follow-up appointments usually require up to 30 minutes.
Consultations for Children, the Elderly, and those in receipt of state benefits may be reduced in certain circumstances. Prescriptions for children
may likewise vary depending upon age and need so please identify any entitlement prior to arrival and ask for details during the consultation.
Liquid Medicines are uniquely dispensed personal prescriptions in the region of £16.00 to £25.00 per week, per prescription (4
weeks treatment is usually given). Prescriptions for children may vary depending upon age and need, so please ask for details during the consultation.
Tablets, capsules, lotions, ointments, pessaries etc. are charged in addition according to quantity and type. For more information please ask your
herbalist for details.
At Hydes we source raw herbs and herbal medicines worldwide in
order to obtain the best quality and ensure supply in any season. We negotiate for the best price only when
quality is assured by competing suppliers. We never reduce quality to achieve cost savings. Sometimes the supply
and cost is effected by the buying power of large pharmaceutical companies who are increasingly using herbs.
The cost of prescriptions, reflects the problems of growing, harvesting, drying and shipping the raw herb to us.
and the considerable overheads involved in processing and maintaining adequate stocks of prepared tincture.
Unlike many herbalists we manufacture our own high quality medicines to ensure a consistant quality and strength. Hydes medicines
are unique and only available from us after a consultation. We do not supply other herbalists, third parties or retail outlets.
Specific investigations or test fees are charged additionally, e.g. Cholesterol, Food Intolerance, Urine, can be performed on-site during your visit.
Some tests, e.g. full blood testing, full urine and bowel analysis, are
processed overnight by our laboratory services from samples taken at the clinic.
Service Charges (including Postage/Packaging/Insurance) are incurred only if medicines are posted. If there is any damage or loss in postage you are insured for
complete no-quibble replacement at no further cost. We aim for next day delivery.
VAT is charged at the prevailing rate (currently 20%). Please be aware that we are obliged to apply this to all medicines and services.
This is additional to the costs stated above and will be identified on invoices and receipts.