WE WELCOME NEW NHS PATIENTS
To register with Sunny Meed Surgery you no longer need to be resident within our practice boundary although we are unfortunately unable to undertake home visits for patients that are living outside our practice boundary.
REGISTRATION FORMS - can be downloaded or requested from reception at Sunny Meed reception (or at Goldsworth Park our branch surgery). Please bring them to reception with ID eg. passport/driving license to complete the registration process.
click HERE to download an adult (16yr and over) WELCOME PACK
click HERE for the under 5yr WELCOME PACK
click HERE for the 5-15yr WELCOME PACK
All registration and re-registration forms need to have attached a GMS1 (purple) form:
FOR YOUR REFERENCE:
For all children (under 16 years of age) being registered, a photo ID of the adult with parental responsibility will be required.
Please also let a member of the reception team know if you require any ACCESSIBLE INFORMATION provided in the form of LARGE print or access to interpreter or translation service.
For a printable version of some of the main information available on the website please click here.
We would be grateful if completion of the registration process could be done during the surgery's core working hours:
Medical treatment is available from the date of registration.
Please contact reception for further information.
To access on-line services you will need to activate your given 'PIN' as soon as possible after registration giving you access to:
All new patients are invited to make a health check with a member of the healthcare team to ensure that any required or screening tests are up to date and that we have an accurate note of any repeat medication you may be taking.
What is your 'named accountable GP':
Your 'named GP' is the GP who will ensure that we work with other health and care providers to deliver a health and care package that meets your needs.
Things to know about your 'named GP':
Changes to Personal Details
Please inform us as soon as possible of any changes to your name, address and/or contact details including mobile number and e-mail address.
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.
A Patient Guide to GP Services
Although this is our defined practice area we can accept NHS patients who live outside this area but are unable to offer home visits.
If you wish to register with the surgery please download & print the correct forms below and bring them to the surgery ideally with Photo ID.
We ideally require all patients aged 16 and over to attend in person with completed forms to verify photo ID before registration is complete.
We will have to verify photo ID of an adult registering any child under 16 years together with a copy of the child's birth certificate.
Please complete the correct registration form FOR EACH PATIENT REGISTERING and bring them in with you to the surgery reception:
These fact sheets have been written to explain the role of UK health services, the National Health Service (NHS), to newly-arrived individuals to the UK or those 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
WE HAVE ACCESS TO INTERPRETERS BY PHONE DURING CONSULTATIONS OR FOR ADMINISTRATIVE PURPOSES.
Please inform us if this service is required.
If you are ill while away from home or if you are not registered with a doctor but need to see one you can receive emergency treatment from the local GP practice for 14 days.
After 14 days you will need to register as a temporary or permanent patient.
You can be registered as a temporary patient for up to three months. This will allow you to be on the local practice list and still remain a patient of your permanent GP.
After three months you will have to re-register as a temporary patient or permanently register with that practice.
To register as a temporary patient simply contact the local practice you wish to use.
Practices do not have to accept you as a temporary patient although they do have an obligation to offer emergency treatment.
You cannot register as a temporary patient at a practice in the town or area where you are already registered.
Download the Temporary Resident Registration Form
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