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If you live within our practice area you are welcome to register with us and our reception staff will be happy to guide you through the procedure. We do not require identification such as photo ID or proof of your address to register you. If you do have something with your name printed clearly on it (such as a bus pass or library card, or a letter from the housing office.) this can help us to register you more quickly and stop us making mistakes when we register you.
You will need to complete a registration form (GMS1) and a health questionnaire which will provide useful information whilst we wait for your medical records to arrive from your previous doctor. This form is quite long, but we are able to help you complete it if you are not able to do so on your own.
Medical treatment is available from the date of registration. Please contact reception for further information.
Please let us know as soon as possible if you change your address, telephone number or name. If in doubt please check with reception that we have the correct details on file. It is important that we have up to date contact details in case we need to contact you.
We want to work closely with other NHS teams locally, especially Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust which provides community nursing services. This means that we can share information with the Community Trust to ensure that care is planned properly and is joined up. We will only share information where we know that you are receiving services from the Community Trust. We can only share information in this way if we have your permission. We will not share any information with the other partners unless we have your agreement or unless we are legally obliged to.
If you agree to us sharing your information then please let us know.
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
You may print off a registration form, fill it out and hand it in to reception who will ask you to complete an additional questionnaire.
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
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.
Download the Temporary Resident Registration Form
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