New Patients

You will need to print the forms off, complete and sign them and take them to the Dibden Purlieu Surgery.

Along with the signed forms your will need to provide 3 forms of identification as follows:

  • Passport
  • Driving licence
  • Birth Certificate
  • House hold bill in your name less than 3 months old

Please be aware it can take up to 10 days to process your paperwork and register you with our Practice. Please also be aware that we will not be able to register your without the completed signed forms.

Once our Reception Staff have checked your forms they will need to:

  • Book you a New Patient Health check with a Doctor or Nurse depending if you are on medication
  • Pop you on the scales record your height and pop you on our blood pressure machine.
  • You will also be given a pot to bring in a urine sample with you for your Health Check.

If you are on repeat medication which is stable please bring in your repeat medication slip from your previous Practice in order that we may up-date your medication on to our system. If you are not on repeat medication then this check needs to be done by the Practice Nurse.

Catchment Area for New & Re-Registering Patients

For all new Patients to register at Forestside Medical Practice you need to reside within our catchment area which covers:

  • Marchwood side of Eling
  • From Marchwood Village to the traffic lights at Jacobs Lane
  • Marchwood village
  • Dibden
  • Hythe
  • Dibden Purlieu
  • Holbury
  • Fawley
  • Blackfield
  • Calshot
  • Lepe
  • Langley
  • Beaulieu
  • Beaulieu side of East Bolder only
  • Ipley
  • Children from Ferny Croft Scout Activity Centre (Temporary residents only)

If you live or move out of our catchment area you will need to find a Surgery nearer to where you live.

Temporary Patient Registrations

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.

Non-English Speakers

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:

Disabled Patient Facilities

Disabled Patient facilities are also available at this Practice.

(Car park space, ramp, toilet etc).

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