If you are made aware you are “out of the area” this means you no longer fall into the catchment area and will need to find a new GP practice.
Please check that you are within the catchment area and also verify with the surgery.
You will then need to visit the surgery where you will be asked to provide proof of address, photo ID and signature. If you are on repeat medication you may be asked to book an appointment with a doctor to complete your registration.
Please note that children aged 16 and under do not need to complete the registration form. An adult member of the family can register them by providing the required information and signing the form on their behalf.
Documents to bring with you when completing registration:
- Photo ID (passport/driving license)
- Proof of address in catchment area, i.e. current utility bill
- For children (under 5 years of age): red baby book
- For children (birth – 18 years if no photo ID available): birth certificate
Change of details
It is important that you inform us of any changes in your name and address or phone number so that we can contact you when required.
If you move outside the practice area you may be asked to find another practice, you are still able to receive treatment up to 28 days after being deregistered.
New or existing patients from outside our catchment area are not eligible for home visits and may be deregistered and advised to register with another GP locally if they are unable to attend the appointments on time or if their health needs change such that home visits are required.