Following on from recent government guidance and the use of face coverings in public unfortunately we are not able to provide exemption letters of any kind. For further help and advice please see the website below:


New Patient Registration

Do you live in our catchment area?

Click here for a detailed map and a post code checking tool.

If you are unsure whether you are living within our area, please phone us on 0115 962 0932 and we will check your address for you.

How to Register

To register with our practice you will need to come into the surgery & complete a registration form.

We ask that you also complete a new patient health questionnaire at the time of registration. Your medical records often take time to arrive from your previous doctor and this gives us the opportunity to record basic information about you and offer any immediate care you may need.

If you require a prescription urgently, please advise the receptionist, as you may need an appointment with a doctor.

We do not exclude patients from the Practice on grounds of race, sexuality, religion, social class, age, disability or medical condition.

Proof of Identity

You are asked to bring with you one proof of identity that includes a photograph and one that includes your current address. We can still register you without these types of documents, at the Practice Manager’s discretion, but we prefer not to in order to help prevent fraud.

If you have a medical card please remember to bring it with you as this helps in transferring records from your current GP.

Below is a list of documents that are acceptable to help establish identity:

  • Birth Certificate
  • Marriage certificate
  • Medical card
  • Driving license
  • Passport
  • Local authority rent card
  • Paid utility bill
  • Bank/building society card statement
  • National insurance number card
  • Payslip
  • Letter from benefits Agency/Benefits book/signing on card
  • Papers from the Home Office
  • P45

You will be registered with the Practice rather than a specific doctor, but you do have the right to ask to see a particular doctor if you wish.

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

Any refusal to register is made for the sole reason of protecting the quality and safety of the care we provide in line with Schedule 3 Part 3 Paragraph 24 of the National Health Service (GMS) Contract Regulation 2015 and is not on the grounds of the person’s age, appearance, disability or medical condition, gender or gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation or social class.

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