Join the practice
We accept new patients who live in our practice area (the WC1 area) as well as NHS Staff that live or work locally. We accept out of area patients under the out of area scheme, but please note, we cannot offer home visits to patients registered with us under this scheme.
To register with us please complete our online registration form or download a GMS1 Registration Form and bring it into the practice, or you can obtain a paper copy of the form from reception. It can take up to five days for us to fully process your registration. Once completed, your medical records will be transferred to us and a new medical card will be sent to your home address. You do not need to inform your existing practice that you are moving, although it may be courteous to do so.
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.
- Communication Support Form Easy Read Checklist
- Consent to Share Communication Needs (EASY READ)
- Guide to GP Services
Your Named GP
All patients at Bloomsbury Surgery are free to see any GP of their choice but each patient has a named accountable GP on their clinical record. If you wish to find out who your named GP is then please ask at reception. This named GP has overall responsibility for you but please feel free to request an appointment with any doctor or our Nurse Practitioner who may be available.
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:
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