New Patient Registration
You will need to come into the surgery to register.
Please come at the following times: Mon & Fri 3pm - 5.30pm
Monday & Wednesday 3pm - 7.30pm and Thurs 1pm -2pm.
It is too busy in the mornings to accept new registrations.
You can obtain the GMS1 registration form by clicking here.
You will also need our health questionnaire form please click here
You will need to come into the surgery to register. You can obtain the registration form by clicking here. When you attend to register, we will ask you to ensure that your registration forms are filled in as fully as possible. This will make sure that our records are accurate and all routine checks to promote your health and wellbeing (such as blood pressure/smear tests/mammograms) are up-to-date.
To register, please check the following with reception:
- Are you entitled to NHS care? (Do you have the necessary visa or work permit?)
- Are you in our catchment area? Click here to use the checker and find out (this is important to enable us to provide the best service in the event you may need a visit).
If you meet the criteria and wish to join the practice we will need the following documentation:
If you have already been an NHS patient we will need:
- Photo ID (passport, driving licence).
- Details of your previous GP.
- Proof of address (eg recent utility bill, council tax bill or tenancy agreement) to confirm your address
- A completed GMS1 form and the Health Questionnaire form
- The red book for all children under 5.
- Your NHS number this can be obtained from your previous GP.
If you have never been registered with a GP in this country:
A completed GMS1 form and the Health Questionnaire form
- Valid passport or EU ID card
- Valid Visa
- Minimum 6mths agreement with the landlord
- Minimum 6mths agreement with employer
- If self-employed proof of income tax payment
- If in education a receipt for payment of your course
- Utility Bill to confirm your address
- For children under 6 years old, we require a fully translated immunisation record
Note if a child is adopted we will need to see all adoption documents
Once the above processes are complete your details will be entered on our computer and you will then be registered at this practice. The Strategic Health Authority (SHA) will be notified of your change of doctor and apply to your previous SHA for your clinical records. Your previous SHA will then notify your old doctor and request your notes. These will be sent via the SHAs and the whole process can take a number of weeks.
Guide to GP Services
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.
A Patient Guide to GP Services