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Seasonal Demand for Urgent Appointments

We have made extra appointments available to assist with the seasonal demand. This is on top of our usual appointments and the daily sit and wait surgeries. These appointments will be available to book via the online system, by phone or in person.

Measles Alert

If you think you have measles please call ahead for advice first. If you have symptoms such as high fever, rash- sometimes around the ears, sore red eyes, cough, aching and feeling unwell it could be Measles and you will need to be placed in an area where an infection cannot be passed onto vulnerable patients. Please do not come to the surgery without phoning first.

  

New Patient Registration

Download our Practice Leaflet

All patients are required to visit the Surgery to complete the registration process and must be residing within our practice area.

The receptionist will provide you with a registration pack and take you through the registration procedure. Using the equipment provided you will need to take your blood pressure, measure your height and weight, complete the forms, retake your blood pressure, then return the completed pack to the receptionist for processing. Any regular medication, including contraception will need to be recorded on the form.

The practice would prefer it if all new patients applying to register with us provide evidence of their residency in our practice area. Patients already residing in the UK are asked to provide current proof of address e.g. a copy of a utility bill, a solicitor's letter or rent book, dated within the last three months as this information will help us to ensure accuracy of recording personal details.

New patients arriving from overseas are requested to provide similar proof of residency plus their passport and any relevant visas.

If you have been issued with an NHS medical card you will also need to bring this with you when registering. If you have been registered previously with a doctor in the UK, you will need to know their name and address to complete your registration.

Please ensure that you book a routine appointment with a doctor to obtain your first prescription from the surgery. We will not refuse an application for registration on the basis of the applicant's race, gender, age, sexual orientation, social class, religion, appearance, disability or medical condition. We will however refuse applications made by those living outside our practice area.

 

Patient 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.

pdf A Patient Guide to GP Services

 
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