New Patients

Practice Boundary

This is a map showing a rough guide to the Practice boundary. The area marked green on the map shows the practice boundary. Only people living in this area will be allowed to register with the practice for the first time.

The blue areas mark the extended boundary that only applies to existing patients who move house.

Named GP For All Patients

Changes to the GP contract mean that all patients in England, including children, will benefit from having a named, accountable doctor who will be responsible for coordinating their care. By the end of March 2016 the practice is required to assign all our patients a “Named GP”.  Everyone will be allocated a named GP by the practice or you can request a specific doctor.

You can still talk to any of our clinicians not just your Named GP.

You can still have appointments with any of our clinicians not just your Named GP.

If you do have a preference and would like to request for one of our doctors in particular to be your Named GP use the form below to let us know, or ask at reception.

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.

Non-English Speakers

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:

Disabled Patient Facilities

Our Practice is committed to ensuring, so far as is reasonably practicable, the health, safety and welfare of disabled employees and visitors.

  • The Practice Manager is responsible for coordinating any special requirements for the disabled.
  • Employees have received disability awareness training to enable them to assist whenever possible.
  • Any special requirements for a disabled person e.g. information required in large print
    braille or audio tape should be referred to the Practice Manager.
  • Disabled car parking bays are marked at the main entrance. Kerbstones are lowered for easy access to the building.
  • Electric opening doors are installed on the ground and first floor.
  • Disabled toilet facilities are available in the building.
  • A wheelchair access area is available at the ground floor reception desk.
  • A wheelchair is kept on site if required to assist a patient.
  • Lift access is provided to the first and second floors. Anyone wishing to be escorted in the lift should request this at the reception desk.
  • Evacuation transportation chairs are available if required in an emergency and employees are trained to give assistance when necessary.
  • The protocol is for employees to escort all visitors out of the building in the event of an Emergency Evacuation.
  • A ‘Hearing Loop System’ is available at the main reception desk.
  • A ‘Magnifier’ is available on request from the reception desk.
  • A member of the reception team is trained in basic sign language skills.
  • Guide/Hearing Dogs are welcome in the building. A practice guideline is in place regarding this.
  • A Medical Communicator Guide service is available from CoHearentVision.
  • People who are unable to see or read the electronic display board in the waiting area should inform the receptionist who will request the doctor / nurse to come out for them.
  • The Practice welcomes feedback from users with special needs.
  • The Partners commit to offering fair employment opportunities for disabled persons and ensure that employees with disabilities have equal opportunity to develop to their full potential.

Disabled visitors should not hesitate to ask a member of staff for assistance if required.