Registering with Us

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Accountable / Named GP for All Patients

All patients registered at Weeping Cross, Beaconside & John Amery Drive Surgeries have a named doctor who has overall responsibility for your care and support. Your registered GP is also your named accountable and your allocated GP. Your allocated GP will be responsible for the provision of your healthcare. If you choose to see another doctor at the surgery you are entirely free to go on doing so exactly as before.

If you are unsure of who is your named Doctor please ask at reception

New patients are allocated a Doctor on Registration.

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Registering as a Patient

If you live in our practice designated area you can join our list. If you are registering your new baby please next section (below).

To enable registration you will be need to provide the following information:

  • A GMS1 Registration Form completed with your NHS Number (we are unable to register you without your NHS Number, you can get this from your previous GP Surgery).
  • A completed Health Questionnaire.
  • Proof of ID (Photo ID – Passport or Driving Licence)
  • Proof of Address (recent Utility Bill, i.e. gas, electric or council tax bill)

Visit the surgery of your choice with the completed forms and additional information.

The forms can be downloaded from the Registration Forms section of this page, or ask reception for paper copies).

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Registering your New Baby

You need to register your new baby at the practice as soon as possible. Therefore please complete a GMS1 Registration Form and send it to your surgery. Please ensure you provide your baby’s NHS Number which will be detailed in their Red Book. Once we have received the form we will register your baby as a patient at this Practice.

The Practice will send you an appointment for a mother and baby post-natal check. This is a 50 minute appointment, 30 minutes for the baby check and 20 minutes for the post-natal. Your baby’s course of routine immunisations will start at 8 weeks and will be given at this appointment. Please remember to bring the red book. If you cannot make this appointment you must notify reception as soon as possible. Please be advised that if you do need to cancel, the next available appointment may be anything up to 4 weeks after that date.

The form can be downloaded from the Registration Forms section of this page, or ask reception for paper copies.

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Temporary Residents

The Doctors are happy to see patients who are temporarily resident in the Practice area should medical advice be required. In this instance persons wishing to be treated should state that they are a temporary resident when reporting to reception.

To register you will need to bring your passport and complete our Temporary Resident Registration form which is available from reception, or can be downloaded from the 'Registration Forms' section on this page.

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Practice Catchment Area

Our practice catchment area covers the ST17 and ST18 postcodes. For further information please contact reception.

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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:

Registration Forms

Permanent Patient Registration Form (GMS 1)
Patient Health Questionnaire
Temporary Patient Registration Form (GMS 3)