New Patient Registration
To register with the practice you must live within the practice boundary. If you are new to the area we can register you immediately. If you wish to transfer from another doctor's surgery in the area we would need further information from you.
To register please visit reception and fill in a registration form. It would be helpful if you could bring with you your NHS card or number. You will be registered with the practice rather than an individual GP and may see any of the doctors. You can express a preference for which doctor you wish to register with and if possible we will register you with that doctor. You can express a preference of which practitioner you wish to see and if possible the practice will arrange this.
As part of the registration procedure you will be asked to attend an appointment with a Health Care Support Worker or Practice Nurse for a new patient check. This enables us to ensure we have the correct details and to be aware of any current medical problems or medications. You can only register with us if you agree to attend this appointment. Usually it should be within one month of wishing to register with the practice.
All staff within the National Health Service have the right to work without being subjected to violent, abusive or threatening behaviour. The practice will not tolerate violent or abusive or drunken behaviour towards any staff members or other patients. The practice reserves the right to remove these individuals from the practice list. If necessary we will also call for Police assistance.
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
Visiting the UK? You may be chargeable for NHS treatment.
Whilst you can register with this GP practice as an NHS patient and see the GP without charge, you should be aware that not every person is entitled to all their NHS care free of charge in England.
Generally, NHS care is free for those:
ordinarily resident in the UK;
insured by an EEA member state, eg with a valid EHIC or S1 form;
covered under the Immigration Health Charge ("Surcharge");
exempt in law -eg refugees or victims of modern slavery (see over).
Some services are always free to all people, eg the diagnosis and treatment of most infectious diseases, see leaflet below:
Information for visitors from abroad