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Victoria Medical PracticeBlantyre Health CentreVictoria StreetBlantyre, G72 0BSTel: 01698 826331
All new patients registering with us are invited to attend for a short medical check-up to ensure your records are up to date. To enable you to register with the practice you should bring your NHS medical card. You will be asked to complete a form and will be offered an appointment to attend the practice sister. Please bring with you any medication you are taking and a urine sample.
Please note if you fail to attend this appointment you will not be registered with us.
If you wish to register with our practice you must complete a registration form for each family member registering. Registration forms can be downloaded using the link below, or collected from our practice reception at any time. You should then visit or telephone the practice to arrange a brief medical assessment with our practice nurse, Sister Wilson. You should bring 2 forms of photographic identifications to confirm your identity, along with all of your currently prescribed medication and a urine sample (sample containers can be collected from our reception). Until you have attended for your registration medical, you will not be registered with the practice.
Alternatively you may print off a registration form, fill it out and bring it in with you on your first visit to the practice.
To be able to open the form you need to right click on the following file and save it on your computer first.Then you can type and print the form or print and fill it. Please bring the signed form to the surgery for registration,and don't forget to bring the asked IDs.
In the current coronavirus pandemic we ask you to fill the form online and email it to practice please.
(You won't be able to open this file directly before save it on your computer)
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.
Download the Temporary Resident Registration Form
These fact sheets have been written to explain the role of UK health services, the National Health Service (NHS), to newly-arrived individuals seeking asylum. They cover issues such as the role of GPs, their function as gatekeepers to the health services, how to register and how to access emergency services.
Special care has been taken to ensure that information is given in clear language, and the content and style has been tested with user groups.
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If you wish to register with our practice,please fill in the attached registration form and hand it to the reception.Please follow the steps:
Surgery Registration Form.pdf
(Please notice,you won't be able to open the above file directly before saving it on your computer)
Alternatively you can receive a copy from the reception.
Please refer to New patients page for more information regarding the registration process.
Please notice you can also register to use our Online Services too.Please see the related page and fill in the registration form for online services at the same time if you are interested to use this service.
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