Fairfax Group Practice

0161 773 2483

How to register

If you live in our practice area (M25 or M45) and wish to register as a patient at our surgery then we need certain information from you and each member of your family so as to be able to trace your previous medical records.

You will need to print off the GMS1 Registration Form and the New Patient Questionnaire, then fully complete, sign and return to the surgery.

You can also register online by clicking on the links below, you will be asked to sign the registration forms when you first attend the surgery to confirm all information is correct.

A patient information booklet is also attached below which gives lots of relevant and useful information about our practice.

GMS1 Registration Form (Please ensure we have a contact telephone number)

New Patient Questionnaire

Practice Information Booklet

Proof of identity

At the time of registering, please supply proof of identity and current address. Acceptable documents can be: Photo ID, passports or photo driving license, bank statements and utility bills.

New patient checks

If you are aged over 40, have a chronic illness or are on repeat medication, you will need to book an appointment for a New Patient Check before the registration process can be fully completed. If you are under 40 and otherwise healthy, a new patient check is not necessary, although you may still book in for one if you so wish. This is an opportunity for us to obtain important background medical history prior to your medical notes arriving.

Summary Care Record

You can choose to have a Summary Care Record (this will happen automatically when you register) or you can choose to not have a Summary Care Record (you will need to let the practice know by filling out and returning the opt out form below.

https://digital.nhs.uk/summary-care-records/patients

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.

A Patient Guide to GP Services

Out of area registrations

You may be aware of the current guidelines from the Government advising patients that it may be possible to register with a practice out of their area and outside the practices normal boundary. This scheme is entirely voluntary and there is no obligation on practices to participate.

Due to the current overwhelming demands on the practices limited resources and after careful consideration by all the partners, we have decided not to participate in this scheme and will not be accepting patients from outside our current practice boundary.

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