Join the practice
For your new registration we would like you to bring to the surgery proof of identification, which should be in the form of a passport or driving licence and a current utility bill or a tenancy agreement with proof of your address. We also require your NHS number. If you have your old medical card with your NHS number on would also be a great help.
On arrival at the surgery you will be asked to fill out a registration form (GMS1 and additional registration pack forms) with as much detail as possible, this will enable us to request your medical records from your previous surgery. Please note we cannot accept new patient registrations before 10am or after 4pm.
We would ask that you allow 1-2 weeks for your registration to be completed but if you are in need of an urgent appointment during this time please make the team aware.
If you need to see a doctor while you are visiting or on holiday in the area you can be seen as a temporary resident at a gp surgery nearest to where you are staying . Please note if your appointment requires you to see our practice nurse for any kind of dressings, please arrange to bring these with you.
Home visits can be arranged for temporary residents who physically cannot get to the surgery, details will be needed to be taken over the telephone by one of our receptionist and a doctor will visit after morning surgery has finished.
To register temporarily you will need to contact the surgery or come in and will be asked to fill out a temporary resident form and the receptionist will offer you an appointment to see a doctor.
If you are going to be in the area for more than three months you will be advised to register fully with a GP.
If you are already registered with a gp in the area but need to see a doctor urgently and cannot get to your own surgery you can be seen once as an immediate necessary treatment patient and a temporary resident form will need to be filled in.
There is good access for the disabled to all of our consultation rooms, we have a lift to all floors. The surgery has a ramp and wide doors to allow for wheelchair access. If you require help getting through the doors please let us know you are coming so we can assist you.
The Practice offers the facility to breastfeed in private. Please ask for assistance at the reception.
Conduct Within The Practice
We ask that our patients refrain from eating and drinking whilst in the Practice. All mobile telephones and electronic devices should remain on silent and children should be supervised at all times.
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: