The Doctors welcome new patients who live within our practice area. Please check with reception to see if your address falls within our catchment area or enter your postcode below.
New Patient Registration
A patient does not need to be “ordinarily resident” in the country to be eligible for NHS primary medical care – this only applies to secondary (hospital) care. Please call in to the surgery to complete the registration paperwork.
You are required to complete our new patient forms. These can be collected from reception. Please note: We require you to bring in ID in the form of one utility bill, council tax bill or tenancy agreement and photo identification (Passport/birth Certificate).
You will not be refused registration if you do not have these documents, however, there are practical reasons why we need to be assured that people are who they say they are, or to check where they live. Seeing some form of ID will help to ensure the correct matching of a patient.
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: