To register at the practice, you must:
- Complete a registration form and a new patient health questionnaire
- Attend a new patient appointment with the practice nurse
- This first appointment with you is important and is required for acceptance onto the practice list
Download a registration form as below, or ask at reception. The form must be signed and therefore cannot be submitted on line. We will ask you for proof of identity.
Once you have been accepted as a patient, your medical records will be transferred to the practice and you will be sent a new medical card. Your medical records may take several weeks to arrive at the practice.
The practice has a non-discrimination policy for accepting new patients. There are a number of reasons why you may not be able to register with your chosen GP. For example, you may live too far away. If this is the case, simply choose another GP in your local area.
If English is not your first language, the practice has access to interpreters. Please inform reception staff and this assistance can be provided.
All new patients should present two forms of identification which proves residency and authenticates their identity. This is required to reduce and prevent fraudulent attempts to obtain or misuse NHS care. Overseas visitors may be asked for additional information to prove NHS entitlement.
- Drivers licence
- Official ID card from Public Services body
- Student matriculation card (current year)
Other documents for prove of residency that are acceptable are:
- Recent utility bill (within last 3 months)
- Council tax document
- Television licence
- Payslips (last two months)
- Rent book/agreement (public body or private landlord)
- Bank statement (name and address section only required)
- Solicitors’ letter- (clearly showing name and address)
If unable to provide photographic evidence then you must present one of the above and one of the following:
- Birth certificate
- Marriage certificate
- Divorce annulment papers.
N.B. The above list is not exhaustive and staff are entitled to ask for further proof if required. Please note you will not be registered with the practice if you cannot provide the documents required to prove NHS eligibility.