JOINING THE PRACTICE

Accountable / Named GP for All Patients

All patients registered at the Practice have a named doctor who has overall responsibility for your care and support. If you choose to see another doctor at the surgery you are entirely free to go on doing so exactly as before.

 

Do you live within our Registering Boundary Area?

 

How to register

If you wish to register at the Headlands Surgery you will be required to call in to collect a registration pack.

Everyone over the age of 16 will be required to attend a new patient interview and complete a new patient questionnaire.

You will be required to bring with you your NHS medical card, if you have one, and evidence of identity i.e. passport, driving licence, official identity card, birth or marriage certificate and evidence of address i.e. utility bill – for example gas, electric or council tax, bank statement or tenancy agreement.

These documents must be dated within the last 3 months.

A new patient health check is part of the registration process and is carried out by our health care assistants.

This is a 15 minute appointment and will be an opportunity for us to check your blood pressure, height, weight, urine and to establish current and past medical and family history.

 

Disabled Patient Facilities

The Practice building has been designed for disabled access.

  • We have a ramp to the front of the entrance, automated entrance doors.  There is also a toilet on the ground floor which is accessible by wheelchair and one on the lower ground.
  • There is a disabled access point at the reception desk
  • Hearing loops are installed in the practice.
  • If access should prove difficult or assistance is required please consult a member of staff.  As we continually strive to improve patient services, please let us know of any suggestions you may have for us to consider
 

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Non English Speakers

These fact sheets have been written to explain the role of UK health services, the National Health Service (NHS), to newly-arrived individuals 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:

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albania Albanian india Hindi
egypt Arabic lithuania Lithuanian
bulgaria Bulgarian poland Polish
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china Chinese (Mandarin) spain Spanish
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Turkish Turkish Punjabi Punjabi
Gujerati Gujerati Somali Somali
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Iran Farsi

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