The doctors welcome new patients who live within our practice area. You are asked to bring proof of address (tenancy agreement, council tax bill, utility bill or bank statement) as well as your passport or photo ID. Your NHS number is not vital but if you do know it bring it along – speeds up the registration process.
Your registration status with us will depend on whether you are a visitor, staying temporarily in the area or are a permanent resident.
As it often takes some time for records to be forwarded from your former practice all newly registered patients will be asked to complete the following paperwork:
To register at the practice we require 2 forms to be filled in, signed and returned to the practice.
- The first is the General Practice GMS1 Form – click HERE to download.
- Secondly we have our medical questionnaire too which we ask for because at times it can take a considerable time for us to receive your medical records – click HERE to download.
The practice has a strict catchment area, if you are unsure whether your postcode is within the practice boundaries please contact us on 01942 681880 where you will be advised further.
The reception team will make you an appointment with our HCA for your new patient medical, after attending your medical only then will your registration be fully accepted onto our system and within 48 hours you will be a patient registered here at Brookmill!
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.