New Patients

We welcome all new patients.

Practice Area

You can register as a new patient with the practice if you live in our inner practice area which consists of:

Catchment Area

If you are registered in our inner practice area and then move to our outer practice area you may remain on our list. See image download for outer practice boundary.

How to register as a new patient

Visit the surgery in person and complete an application form at reception. You will need 2 forms of identification for each person, one of which should be photo ID and one proof of address (eg utility bill).

New patients will need to complete an initial health questionnaire following which you will be offered a preliminary health check.

Or alternatively download the relevant forms below and bring them into the practice.

and one of the following forms each, depending on age:

Overseas Visitors

If you are an overseas visitor to the UK there may be a charge to see the doctor or nurse. For further information, please contact reception.

Temporary residents

If you are visiting the area for work, family reasons, holiday or studies, you can register temporarily (from 16 days to 3 months) with Leigh view Medical Practice. You’ll still remain registered with your permanent GP back at home.

To register as a temporary resident the place you are staying needs to be within our inner catchment area. After three months you will have to apply to register with that surgery as a permanent resident.

We will pass details of any treatment you have to your GP, who will add the information to your medical records.

Safe Surgeries

Safe Surgeries Declaration

Everyone in the UK has the right to free care from a GP. If you don’t have proof of ID or address,
you can still register. Immigration status or nationality don’t matter -reception won’t ask for immigration
documents and won’t share your information with the Home Office unless serious crime is involved.
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