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Coronavirus

The NHS and Public Health England (PHE) are extremely well prepared for outbreaks of new infectious diseases. The NHS has put in place measures to ensure the safety of all patients and NHS staff while also ensuring services are available to the public as normal.

The risk to the general public is moderate. If you have arrived back to the UK from any of the countries below, follow the specific advice for returning travellers. Detailed advice for returning travellers is available on gov.uk.

Call 111 now if you've been:

  • to Hubei province in China in the last 14 days or Iran, areas of northern Italy in lockdown or "special care zone" areas in South Korea since 19 February (even if you do not have symptoms) detailed maps are available on gov.uk
  • to other parts of mainland China or South Korea, Thailand, Japan, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia or Macau in the last 14 days and have a cough, high temperature or shortness of breath
  •  to other parts of northern Italy (anywhere north of Pisa, Florence and Rimini), Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos or Myanmar since 19 February and have a cough, high temperature or shortness of breath
  • in close contact with someone with confirmed coronavirus

Do not go to a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital. Call 111, stay indoors and avoid close contact with other people.

Further information is available on nhs.uk.

New Patient Acceptance

PLEASE NOTE IF ALL FORMS (GMS1 FORM AND NEW PATIENT REGISTRATION QUESTIONNAIRE) ARE NOT FULLY COMPLETED AND ID NOT BROUGHT INTO THE PRACTICE THIS WILL DELAY YOUR REGISTRATION

In order to confirm your Identity and Address and to help the process of registering you please provide:

  • A GMS1 form (see 'registering online')
  • 1 photo ID eg Passport or driving licence - applies to anyone over the age of 16
  • 1 Proof of Address eg Utility bill
  • The Grove Road Surgery Registration Questionnaire (see below)
  • For Children under 16 there is a separate registration form. A purple GMS1 form must also be completed
These need to be completed for every member of the family that wishes to register.

We advise patients who move into the area to register with us as soon as possible. 

All new patients are invited to participate in a new patient health check or a NHS Health Check.

New patients are welcome at the practice, and the patient list is open to anyone living inside the practice boundary. 

Patients’ will be registered with the practice, and not an individual doctor, however, patients do have the right to express a preference over which doctor they would like to see.

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.

pdf A Patient Guide to GP Services

 
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