New Patients

How to register

We can only accept new patients who live in our practice area. You can register by completing a registration form which can be downloaded from the link below or obtained from our receptionists at the practice. You will need to bring with you some form of identification such as passport or I.D. card.  Once we have your completed registration forms we will ask you to make an appointment to see either the healthcare assistant or in some cases the practice nurse for a new patient health check. This will make sure that our records are accurate and all routine checks to promote your health and well-being (such as blood pressure/smear tests/mammograms) are up-to-date. Or. If you have difficulty finding a practice please contact Patient Services on 01484 466000 who will allocate you to a practice list in your area.

If you want to join the practice please complete a registration forms in full. Downloaded as below or pick up a form from our receptionist. Please bring the completed form along to reception with your I.D. If you know you NHS number this will speed up the process of getting your records from your previous practice. Once you have been accepted as a patient your medical records will be transferred to us. You do not need to inform your existing practice that you are moving, although it may be courteous to do so.

New Patient registration form: new-patient-screening-form-updated-jan-2017  if you have special communication needs you can download a form here: PATIENT COMMUNICATION NEEDS FORM nrs

Routine and Emergency Care Information for you and your family leaflet

NRS routine and emergency care leaflet: nrs-routine-and-emergency-care-from-oct-2016

 

Main surgery number

8am to 6.30 pm Monday to Friday 01924 351520 AND SELECT ONE OF THE SERVICE OPTIONS

You can also download our TOP TIPS GUIDE to APPOINTMENTS LEAFLET here: TOP TIPS for practice services

Appointment cancellation line

01924 351631 (THIS IS AN AUTOMATED SERVICE AVAILABLE 24/7)

WHAT IS 111?

It’s the new NHS telephone number to call when you need medical help fast but it is not a 999 emergency. You can ring the 111 number 24 hours a day 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Calls are free from land lines and mobiles.

When the Practice is closed (from 6.30pm on a Friday to 8am on a Monday if you need medical advice  during weekends dial 111(NHS 111 service)

 

HELP US TO HELP YOU ACCESS THE RIGHT SERVICE FOR TREATMENT

You can call the surgery for advice and we make you an appointment to attend at surgery or we will direct you to the most appropriate service. We have increased our ‘bookable appointments’ and our Doctors see same day medical emergencies – please be prepared to give our receptionists information to help the Doctor with their assessment.
We have introduced ‘AFTER SCHOOL’appointments for children and these can be accessed on the day. Please ask for these by name as an ‘after school appointment’and be prepared to give our receptionists as much information as possible.

ALWAYS CONTACT YOUR GP FOR ROUTINE PROBLEMS

OTHER USEFUL CONTACTS

NHS 111 SERVICE – CALL FREE 111 (FREE FROM MOBILES AND LANDLINES)

ACCIDENT & EMERGENCY CARE – 01924 816099

MID YORKS HOSPITALS – 0844 8118110

WALK-IN-CENTRE (DDH) – 01924 542695

CHOOSE AND BOOK – 0345 6088888

DISTRICT NURSES – 0300 304 5555

HEALTH VISITORS – 0300 304 5555

SCHOOL NURSES – 0300 304 5555

MIDWIFE – 01924 816047

EMERGENCY DENTIST  – 0345 065 9999

TO FIND A DENTIST – 01484 464036

CONTRACEPTION & SEXUAL HEALTH – 01924 351550

(DEWSBURY HEALTH CENTRE)

EYE PHARMACY (LATE NIGHTLY OPENING) – 01924 466188

CO-OP PHARMACY RAVENSTHORPE – 01924 461651