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IMPORTANT NOTICE

The Whitehouse Centre has moved to Princess Royal Health Centre, Greenhead Road, Huddersfield HD1 4EW. Please call on 0333 043 6243 for further information.

New Patient Registration

We can register you as a patient if you live in Greater Huddersfield and are:

  • Homeless or in emergency accommodation
  • An asylum seeker

You can register by email, by post or by visiting the practice.

Registering by Post or in Person

You can visit the Whitehouse Centre so you can be given a new patient registration pack. Complete the pack and then you can post it to us or bring it in.

You can also ring us on 03330 436242 and we will send you a new patient registration pack. Complete the pack and post it to us or bring it in.

Registering by Email

1. Everyone needs to download and complete a GMS1 form. The link is here:

https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/826307/GMS1-family-doctor-services-registration-form.pdf

2.  If you are seeking asylum you also need to download and fill in the questionnaire below. A guide is provided.

Registration Guide for People Seeking Asylum

Questionnaire for People seeking Asylum

If you are homeless you need to download and fill in the questionnaire below. A guide is provided.

Registration guide for People who are Homeless

Questionnaire for People who are Homeless

3. We explain in the guides which paperwork would be helpful for us. We can register people without paperwork but we have to be very accurate with names and details when we create new NHS records. Your documents really help us with this.

4. Anything else you think would help such as photographs of medicine packets would be good.

You need to scan in all the paperwork you have completed for registering by email and send by email to us at LCP.locala-WhitehouseCentre@nhs.net. Please note this is not a secure email connection.

You will receive a text message, within 5 days, when you are registered. You will then be contacted within 6 weeks by telephone for a new patient assessment. If you are unwell before then or need medicines, please call us.

If we cannot process your registration due to insufficient information we will telephone to try and resolve the problem. If we are still unable to process the registration we will write to you to explain that we have not been able to register you.

New patients are initially taken on for 12 months. After that date their registration will be reviewed with a view to transferring to a regular practice.

Guide to GP Services

The Royal College of General Practitioners has produced a useful guide for patients about the services on offer at GP Surgeries and how to access them.  You can download the guide below.

pdf A Patient Guide to GP Services

 
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