Register as a New Patient
We are currently accepting new NHS patients. It's not possible to register online, but you are welcome to print out the 2 documents below, fill them in and then bring them to the reception desk at the practice when you want to register. This will speed up the registration process for you and us.
When you attend the practice to register, please bring with you one piece of Photo ID (e.g. a passport, driving license) and proof of your address (e.g. recent utility bill) if you have them.
Some patients will be invited for a health check appointment with our nurse or healthcare assistant when they register. This includes patients over the age of 40, those with long term health conditions and other specific conditions. This appointment will be made for you when you register. If you are taking any repeat medication please bring your medication or your prescription counterfoil with you to your health check appointment so that we can review the medication whilst we are waiting for your medical records to arrive at the surgery.
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: