Registering with Us

Practice List Temporarily Closed

As of 7th November 2017 we have been granted permission by NHS England to have a temporary list closure for three months and will therefore at present no longer be accepting new patients.

We shall continue to register babies for our existing patients however those seeking GP services please visit the NHS Choices Website for help and advice.

Please accept our sincere apologies for any inconvenience caused. As soon as we feel we are in a position to accept new patients we shall re-open our list.

Accountable / Named GP for All Patients

All patients registered at Whyburn Medical Practice have a named doctor who has overall responsibility for your care and support. Your registered GP is also your named accountable and your allocated GP. Your allocated GP will be responsible for the provision of your healthcare. If you choose to see another doctor at the surgery you are entirely free to go on doing so exactly as before.

If you are unsure of who is your named Doctor please ask at reception.

New patients are allocated a Doctor on Registration.

Practice Catchment Area

The practice area is shown with our catchment area marked in red.
Click on the map and enter your postcode to check if you live within our catchment area.

If you are unsure, you can also contact reception to confirm. 

If you change your name and address or telephone number please inform us as soon as possible. If you move out of the practice area, you will be required to re-register with a more local practice.

How to Register as a Patient

We are currently closed to new patients.

Should you need help in finding an alternative GP Surgery in your area please visit the NHS Choices Website.

Please accept our sincere apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.

We shall still continue to accept babies for our registered patients.

How to Register your New Baby

You need to register your new baby at the practice as soon as possible. Therefore please complete a GMS1 Registration Form and send it to your surgery. Please ensure you provide your baby’s NHS Number which will be detailed in their Red Book. Once we have received the form we will register your baby as a patient at this Practice.

The Practice will send you an appointment for a mother and baby post-natal check. This is a 50 minute appointment, 30 minutes for the baby check and 20 minutes for the post-natal. Your baby’s course of routine immunisations will start at 8 weeks and will be given at this appointment. Please remember to bring the red book. If you cannot make this appointment you must notify reception as soon as possible. Please be advised that if you do need to cancel, the next available appointment may be anything up to 4 weeks after that date.

The form can be downloaded from the Registration Forms section of this page, or ask reception for paper copies.

Temporary Residents

We are currently closed to accepting temporary patients.

For help in finding an alternative provider of primary medical care services please visit the NHS Choices Website.

Please accept our sincere apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.

Registration Forms

Permanent Patient Registration Form (GMS 1)
Temporary Patient Registration Form (GMS 3)