New Patients

 

 

 

New Patients

If you are unable to register online

Please click on the links below to open the registration form. When you have completed all of the details, please print your form and bring your ID with you to the surgery. 

Please contact reception if you require information about opting out of data sharing from your records.

Providing ID

We ask all new patients to provide identification upon registering. The following will be accepted as identification We prefer photographic identification or if not avaialble then a document that contains your address.

Examples of suitable ID:

  • birth certificate
  • marriage certificate
  • medical card
  • driving licence
  • passport
  • local authority rent card
  • paid utility bills
  • bank/building society cards/statements
  • National Insurance number card
  • payslip
  • letter from Benefits Agency/benefit book/signing on card
  • papers from the home office
  • P45

This list is not exhaustive. Please speak to a member of staff if you need further help.

Temporary Patient Registrations

 

If you are ill while away from home or if you are not registered with a doctor but need to see one you can receive emergency treatment from the local GP practice for 14 days.

Please remember that most GP practices can now arrange telephone consultations, so it would always be preferable to speak to your own GP even if you are away from home. If you need a prescription this can easily be sent electronically to a local pharmacy for you to collect.

 

To register as a temporary patient simply contact the local practice you wish to use. Practices do not have to accept you as a temporary patient although they do have an obligation to offer emergency treatment. You cannot register as a temporary patient at a practice in the town or area where you are already registered.

Non-English Speakers

These fact sheets have been written to explain the role of UK health services, the National Health Service (NHS), to newly-arrived individuals seeking asylum. They cover issues such as the role of GPs, their function as gatekeepers to the health services, how to register and how to access emergency services.

Special care has been taken to ensure that information is given in clear language, and the content and style has been tested with user groups.

Open the leaflets in one of the following languages:

Disabled Patient Facilities

Disabled patient facilities are also available at this practice.

(Car park space, ramp, toilet etc).

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