Information on Registering as a Patient
You can register as a patient on this page OR by printing out and completing these documents and bringing them to the surgery:
- A GMS1 Registration Form
- A completed New Patient Registration Form
- Or for under 18 years a completed Registration Form for Children
If you have any questions about registering you can email us at email@example.com
New Patient Check
We ask all new patient to complete a short health questionnaire.
You will be registered to the practice rather than to a specific doctor, which means you have the option of seeing any of the doctors at the practice.
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. 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.
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
The practice aims to provide suitable access for disabled patients. Patient services are provided at ground floor level and a disabled patients' WC is provided. If access proves difficult for any of our disabled patients we are happy to help.