Register with us as a New Patient
How to register
The Temple Fortune Medical Group does not discriminate in the registering of new patients on the grounds of race, gender, social class, age, religion, sexual orientation, appearance, disability or medical condition. Refusal to accept an application to register will not be made without reasonable grounds e.g. the patient is not entitled to free NHS services or lives outside the Practice area.
You can now register yourself or on behalf of a dependant in your care. Click on link below to register with the practice.
Registration forms and proof of identity and address
To register as a patient you will need to complete a registration forms which can be collected from the reception. Our admin team require 5 – 7 working days to register new patients.
Please provide us with a daytime contact number in addition to your home telephone number as there may be times we need to make contact with you promptly during opening hours. It is a requirement that any changes in personal details such as name, address, contact telephone numbers etc are communicated to the practice promptly. If you move to an area outside the practice boundary you will need to register with a practice more local to your new address.
Under 16’s Children under the age of 16 whose Parent/ Guardian is registered with the practice/ registering at the same time will need to provide either an Original Birth Certificate or a certified copy.
Accountable GP for all Patients
From the 1st of April 2015, the practice is required under the terms of the latest GP contract to allocate all patients (including children) a named accountable GP who is responsible for patients overall care at the Practice and who will take lead responsibility for the coordination of all services required under the contract.
Having a named GP does not prevent you seeing any other doctor in the practice. Your named GP will not be available at all times and if your needs are urgent, you may need to discuss them with an alternative doctor.
If you would like to know who your named GP is, please ask during your next consultation or at reception.
Please note: there is no need to telephone the practice for this information.
If you wish to change your named accountable GP, please inform us and we will make every effort to accommodate your request.
In addition, for patients aged 75 and over the named GP will also:
- work with relevant associated health and social care professionals to deliver a multi-discplinary care package that meets the needs of the patient
- ensure that these patients have access to a health check
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