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Patients of Oldfield Surgery .......We are holding a Patient Participation Group meeting on Monday 4th December at 6.30pm in the surgery, if you wish to attend this meeting please contact the surgery either my Telephone 01225 421137 or by email oldfieldsurgery@nhs.net. Thank you

Temporary Registration

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.  We regret that we are unable to see temporary residents in emergency surgery, and ask that an appointment to see a GP is made.

pdfDownload the Temporary Resident Registration Form

 
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