New Patient Registration
To register as a new patient at the practice. Please follow the registration process below.
Check You Live Within The Boundary Area
Enter your post code to check you live within the practice boundary area
Complete Our Patient Registration Forms
If you live within the boundary area, please complete our new patient registration form
Book a New Patient Health Check
Once you have registered you can see any doctor at the practice and can have a ‘New Patient Check’ with one of our Health Care Assistant if you would like
This will consist of taking your weight, height and blood pressure.
Visit our appointments page to book your new patient health check
If you are ill while away from home or are not registered with a GP surgery and need urgent treatment, you can register as a temporary patient. This registration will last for 14 days. Please note, we are not able to be refer for secondary care under a temporary registration.
Your Named GP
All patients registered with the surgery will have been allocated a named accountable GP who will be responsible for your overall care. However, you can book appointments with any of the GPs at the surgery. If you have a preference to which GP you are allocated, the practice will make reasonable efforts to accommodate your requests. If you wish to know which GP has been allocated to you, please ask reception at your next visit.
We are committed to taking steps to tackle the barriers faced by many migrants in accessing healthcare. This means we are a ‘Safe Surgery’ for everyone and a lack of ID or proof of address, immigration status or language are not barriers to patient registration.
Everyone who lives in England is entitled to free care from a GP. If you live within our practice area you are welcome to register with us, regardless of immigration status. We do not ask for proof of address. If you are worried about providing your address, please let us know so we can help.
We can arrange to have interpreters available for any appointments at the surgery.
The NHS App
The Orchard Practice would like to invite you to use The NHS App
Owned and run by the NHS, the NHS App is a simple and secure way to access a range of NHS services on your smartphone or tablet.
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