Register as a patient

You can join the practice using an online form.

You do not need your NHS number but it might make the process easier.

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Check if you are eligible

To join the surgery, you usually have to live within our practice boundary.

If you’re not sure if you're eligible, please contact us.

If you are in the area for less than 3 months

If you are staying in the area for less than 3 months, you may be able to register as a temporary patient.

Contact the surgery to find out if you can register.

Advice if you do not have a permanent address

You may be able to use a temporary address. For example:

  • a friend's address
  • a day centre
  • the surgery address

Find out more on the NHS website

Visit the NHS website guide on how to register with a GP surgery

Register with a paper form

If you do not want to register online, you can fill in a paper form.

1. Fill in a form

You can either:

  • download and print out the registration form (PDF, 199KB, 2 pages)
  • get a paper copy from the surgery
Advice if you do not have a permanent address

You may be able to use a temporary address. For example:

  • a friend's address
  • a day centre
  • the surgery address

2. Give proof of ID (if you have it)

You do not need proof of ID to register, but it might help if you have a copy of any of these:

  • passport
  • birth certificate
  • HC2 certificate
  • rough sleepers’ identity badge
  • hostel or accommodation registration or mail forwarding letter

3. Return the form

You can return the form and ID documents:

  • by email
  • in person at the surgery

See surgery contact details