The practice requires two forms of identification from all new patients upon registering. The following can be accepted as identification it is preferable that one item of photo ID is seen, along with one document to provide evidence of address. Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Medical Card, Driving Licence, Passport, Local Authority Rent Card, Utility Bills, Bank/Building Society Cards/Statements, National Insurance Number Card, Payslip, Benefits Agency Letter/Benefit Book/Signing On Card, Home Office Papers, P45. This list is not exhaustive please check with reception if you have other forms of ID.
The doctors work together as a partnership and as such you can choose to see any doctor. If, however you have an ongoing problem it is advisable to try to see one doctor as far as it is possible, as this will make it easier to monitor your progress and treatment.
All newly registered patients will be asked to complete a health and lifestyle questionnaire. They will also be requested to book an appointment for a health check with the healthcare assistant.
The health checks will give us the opportunity to obtain important details before your medical records arrive from your previous practice.