New Patient Registration
New patients must live within our practice boundary to be able to register with us - We accept new patients from Woodingdean, Ovingdean and roads in Rottingdean north of Meadow Parade. We are unable to accept patients who live outside this area. If in doubt, please check with Reception.
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If you live within our practice area please come into the reception area and ask for a registration pack alternatively you can download the necessary forms to register with the practice below. When registering we will also need you to bring along:
- Photographic proof of your ID, e.g. passport or driving licence
- A utility bill or bank statement with your name and current address
- Your National Health Service (NHS) number
It would also be useful to have details of any repeat medications you are being prescribed by your current GP.
Patients who wish to register with the practice are requested to make an appointment with the practice nurse so that we can take details of your medical history, identify any problems with which we can help and give you a chance to familiarise yourselves with our services. It may take several weeks before your old notes reach the practice
Patients have the right to choose which doctor they are registered with – please inform the receptionist of your choice when handing in your registration form.
Registration Form Downloads
(If you wish to save time you can fill these out prior to coming into the medical centre)
Please note- there may be other paperwork that needs completing on arrival
Change of Personal Details
If you change your name, address or telephone number please remember to inform the surgery. This may be done either by visiting the surgery, phoning us or submitting this change of personal details form (PDF file).
Any patient who notifies a change of address which falls outside the practice area will be asked to re-register with a doctor nearer to their new home.
More About Your NHS Number
Each NHS Number is a unique 10-digit number which is printed on your NHS medical card or will from now on be written on any communication you have had from the NHS.
Click here for more information on your NHS number.
An appointment for immediately necessary treatment is only available to people who have incurred an accident or medical emergency at any place in our practice area and who require GP services. If the resulting condition is potentially life threatening an ambulance should be called using the 999 service.
In addition, if you are away from your normal place of residence and are staying within our practice area for more than 24 hours and less than 3 months, you may also request an appointment.
Guide to GP Services
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