All patients registered at the surgery have a named doctor who has overall responsibility for your care and support. If you choose to see another doctor at the surgery you are entirely free to go on doing so exactly as before.
To register as an individual or for everyone in your household you will need you to visit the surgery to complete a registration form and also show us one of the following:
All new patients will also need to complete a new patient health questionnaire giving details of your important past medical history, medication you are on, allergies etc.
As well as permanent registrations, we can also register people if they are staying in the practice area on a temporary basis – either up to 15 days or over 15 days and up to 3 months. You will need to provide the name and full address of your own surgery.
New arrangements introduced in January 2015 give people a greater choice when choosing a GP practice. Patients may approach any GP practice, even if they live outside the practice area, to see if they will be accepted onto the patient list.
The new arrangements mean GP practices now have the option to register patients who live outside the practice area but without any obligation to provide home visits.
If your application is considered, we will only register you without home visits if it is clinically appropriate and practical in your individual case. To do this, we may:
This new arrangement only applies to GP practices and patients who live in England. For further information visit the NHS Choices website: www.nhs.uk
Are you a military veteran? If so please let us know as you may be eligible for priority care. For more information click on this link
Disabled patient facilities are also available at this practice.
(Car park space, ramp, toilet etc).
Please click here to get directions.
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:
The Royal College of General Practitioners has produced a useful guide for patients about the services on offer at GP Surgeries and how to access them. You can download the guide below.