Wansford & Kings Cliffe Practice

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Telephone: 01780 782 342
Out of Hours: 111

Registering with Us

  • Registration will need to be completed before you can book an appointment with us.
  • Please allow 28 working days from submitting the form for registration to be completed, we will send a text to confirm you are registered with us. 
  • You will remain registered with your previous GP until you are fully registered with us. We cannot issue any repeat prescriptions until we receive confirmation of your past medical history and medication so do ask your previous GP for a supply.
  • Our Patient Participation Group (Communicare) may contact you after your registration. You will be given the option to opt out of this contact on our registration form.

Register Online

Step 1: Check Catchment Area

Please confirm that you live within our Practice Catchment Area:

Check you live in our Catchment Area

Step 2: Patient Agreement

Please read through all of our Patient Agreement before completing the online registration.

View Patient Agreement

Step 3: Complete a Patient Registration Form

Our online registration form will collect your details, a brief outline of your medical history and record your preferences. This information may be added to your record and will allow us to begin to provide you with medical services.

Patient Registration Form

Step 4: Register for Online GP Services

Register for Online GP Services

Step 5: Upload Registration Documents

Please upload copies of the following documents:

  • A copy of your photo identification (passport, driving license or European Union (EU) Identity card). Only upload this if you registered for online services in step 3.
  • A copy of the right hand side of your prescription from your previous practice (if you are on repeated medication[s])

If you prefer to submit your documents in person please speak to the reception team.

Upload Registration Documents

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I do not want to register online

If you prefer not to register online (see above) please complete the following steps:

Visit the surgery with the following information: WE REQUIRE (minimum) the General Medical Services (GMS 1) form PLUS the New Patient Questionnaire PLUS the right hand side of your prescription from your previous practice (if you are on repeated medication[s]). We are unable to register you if any of the forms are missing or incomplete.

All forms can be downloaded using the links above, or ask reception for a paper copy.

When you return the completed forms our reception staff will check them through for any missing information. Please avoid bringing your forms in between 12noon to 2pm as there is only one receptionist on duty and she cannot leave the desk.

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Temporary Residents

The Doctors are happy to see patients who are temporarily resident in the Practice Catchment area should medical advice be required. In this instance persons wishing to be treated should state that they are a temporary resident when reporting to reception.

To register you will need to bring your passport and complete our Temporary Resident Registration (GMS3) form (which is also available from reception).

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Valid Forms of Identification (ID)

To register we require photo identification (ID) (passport, drivers licence or European Union (EU) Identity card).

If you are homeless or of no fixed abode, then although it is helpful to have photo ID you can register without any.

Any other ID such as an HC2 Certificate, Rough Sleepers' Identity badge, Hostel registration or mail forwarding letter would also be helpful but again we will register you even if you don't have these. As we know it is more important that you can access health care when you need it.

If you are unsure on how to register, please ask at reception and they can help you to complete the registration process.

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Accountable Named GP for All Patients

All patients registered at the Wansford & Kings Cliffe Practice have a named doctor who has overall responsibility for your care and support. Your registered GP is also your named accountable and your allocated GP. Your allocated GP will be responsible for the provision of your healthcare. If you choose to see another doctor at the surgery you are entirely free to go on doing so exactly as before.

If you are unsure of who is your named Doctor please ask at reception.

New patients are allocated a Doctor on Registration.