Register as New Patient
Am I in the practice boundary?
If you live within the Practice Boundary and wish to register for NHS general medical services, you will need to complete a registration form (GMS1W) We require two forms of identification, one with photo ID and one with proof of address. Your NHS number is also required to register; this can be obtained from your previous surgery and we would strongly advise that you obtain 2 months of medication from your previous surgery.
Complete Online Registration Form
If you are permanently resident within the practice boundary, then you can complete an online editable GMS1 form to register with the surgery and once completed this can be emailed to the email address below along with your ID and proof of address. We will then process your registration within 30 days. All your medical history from your previous practice will be sent to us electronically. firstname.lastname@example.org
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. After 14 days you will need to register as a temporary or permanent patient.
You can be registered as a temporary patient for up to three months as long as you are within the patient catchment area. This will allow you to be on the local practice list and still remain a patient of your permanent GP. After three months you will have to re-register as a temporary patient or permanently register with that practice.
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.
Disabled Patient Facilities
We offer the following services for disabled patients:
- Easy access to the building from both entrances
- Dedicated disabled parking bays
- lower access to our reception counter
- disabled toilets
- consulting rooms on the ground floor
- 1st floor consulting rooms access via lift
- access to all consulting rooms for wheelchairs
- email contact services
- auditory frequency loop system in reception for easier communication
Please speak to one of our receptionists if you have any specific requirements
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.
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