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Croyard Medical PracticeTel: 01463 782794
Strathlene SurgeryTel: 01463 870843
Please download the Patient Registration Form at the bottom of this page along with the Preferred Pharmacy and KIS (Key Summary Information) form and you can either email it to the Practice nhsh.gp55709-Admin@nhs.scot or post it to either Surgery. On receipt of the registration form you will receive a conformation email to confirm we have received and accepted your registration. This process can take up to 2 weeks for you to be registered. Once registered, you will be offered an introductory consultation with one of the doctors or nurses either by telephone or face to face.
This health check gives us the opportunity to meet you and discuss any medical details before your medical records arrive.
You will not be registered with any one particular doctor, but you can request to see a particular doctor if you so wish, it may just mean a longer wait for an appointment.
If you change your name, address or telephone number, please notify the surgery as soon as possible in order that we can amend your details.
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
New Parient Registration Form
KIS (Key Summary Information)
These fact sheets have been written to explain the role of UK health services, the National Health Service (NHS), to newly-arrived individuals seeking asylum. They cover issues such as the role of GPs, their function as gatekeepers to the health services, how to register and how to access emergency services.
Special care has been taken to ensure that information is given in clear language, and the content and style has been tested with user groups. Open the leaflets in one of the following languages
If you are ill while away from home or if you are not registered with a doctor but need to see one you can receive emergency treatment from the local GP practice for 14 days. After 14 days you will need to register as a temporary or permanent patient.
You can be registered as a temporary patient for up to three months. This will allow you to be on the local practice list and still remain a patient of your permanent GP. After three months you will have to re-register as a temporary patient or permanently register with that practice.
To register as a temporary patient simply contact the local practice you wish to use. Practices do not have to accept you as a temporary patient although they do have an obligation to offer emergency treatment. You cannot register as a temporary patient at a practice in the town or area where you are already registered.