New Patients

We are happy to register new NHS patients within our catchment area.

If you are unsure if you are in our catchment area please call reception.

Patient Notice – New Patient Registration

Please note, if you are registering with our practice and are prescribed any of the following drugs, you will be required to book a medication review with the doctor to agree a reduction plan:

  • Diazepam
  • Lorazepam
  • Temazepam
  • Pregabalin
  • Gabapentin
  • Zopiclone
  • Morphine
  • Codeine
  • Tramadol
  • Dihydrocodeine
  • Zolpidem

We will not prescribe any of the above drugs before they have been discussed with a GP, and a reduction plan agreed.

How to Register

To register with our practice please follow the link below to complete the online registration form. Anyone over the age of 16 years will also need to complete a new patient questionnaire. Please note you must save these forms and email them to the surgery or hand into reception.

GMS1 (publishing.service.gov.uk)

Registration Medical

Once registered, make an appointment with our nursing team for a registration medical.

We invite all our new patients to see one of our practice nurses or our health care assistant. This appointment enables us to collect medical information before your medical records arrive. It is also the start of screening for other medical problems. Normally, you will need to complete a registration medical before seeing one of our GPs.

For Guidance on overseas visitors please please visit GOV.UK for further information.

If you are not registered with a doctor but need to see one, you can receive emergency treatment for 14 days.

To register as a temporary resident please speak to reception on 0191 4772296

You can register as a temporary resident with a GP in England if you are in the area for longer than 24 hours but less than three months.

For further information visit: NHS Choices – How do I register as a temporary resident with a GP?