To register with the practice, you will need to reside within the catchment area and will need to complete a GMS1 form and bring it to the reception together with recent (within last 3 months) proof of address (tenancy agreement, council tax bill or bank statement). The practice does not register new patients during peak times i.e. between 8:00 – 10:00am, or between 2:30 – 3:00pm or after 5:00pm. Before registration can be completed or any clinical appointment booked, new patients must attend an appointment for a new patient medical check with the healthcare assistant.
Applicants are invited to download, print off the and complete the GMS 1 Form, and bring it together with the relevant credentials as shown above.
The practice covers an area broadly defined as running East from Tower Bridge Road to the roundabout at the bottom of Jamaica Road and South from the river to Southwark Park Road.
In accordance with Health Board name recommendations, all new patients should present two forms of identification. This is required to reduce and prevent fraudulent attempts to obtain or misuse NHS care. Overseas visitors may be asked for additional information to prove NHS entitlement.
One form of identity must ideally be photographic such as:
- Drivers Licence
- Official ID card from Public Services body
- Student matriculation card (current year)
Other documents for prove of residency that are acceptable are:
- Recent utility bill (within last 3 months)
- Council Tax document
- Television Licence
- Payslips (last two months)
- Rent book/agreement (Public Body or Private Landlord)
- Bank Statement (Name and address section only required)
- Solicitor’s Letter (Clearly showing name and address)
If unable to provide photographic evidence then you must present one of the above and one of the following:-
- Birth Certificate
- Marriage Certificate
- DivorceAnnulment Papers.
N.B. The above list is not exhaustive and staff are entitled to ask for further proof if required. Please note you will not be registered with the practice if you cannot provide the documents required to prove NHS eligibility.