The practice area is shown with our catchment area marked. Click on the map and enter your postcode to check if you live within our catchment area.
If you are unsure, you can also contact reception to confirm.
Inform us of a change of name, address or telephone number as soon as possible. If you move out of the practice area, you will be required to re-register with a more local practice.
If you do live outside the catchment area, but do wish to remain a patient of Hednesford Medical Practice you will only receive restricted basic services.
If you live in our practice catchment area (see above) you can join our list. If you are registering your new baby please next section.
To register please visit the surgery with the following information:
- General Medical Services (GMS1) form, also available from reception.
- New Patient Registration Questionnaire for over 16 years of age (0 - 16)
- New Patient Registration Questionnaire for 16 years of age and under
- Proof of Identification (ID) (for example passport, driving licence or medical card [you may be asked for two forms of ID])
- Proof of Address (e.g. utility bill or bank/credit card statement from the last four months, current tenancy agreement, government agency letter, higher education letter or a letter from a recognised employer).
You need to register your new baby at the practice as soon as possible. Therefore please complete a General Medical Services (GMS1) Registration Form (also available from reception) and send it to your surgery. To register a new baby you will require to show the Red Book or the Birth Certificate. This also has to be registered by a named parent/carer or legal guardian (to provide their ID when registering).
We will require the child's NHS Number. Once we have received the form we will register your baby as a patient at this Practice.
The Practice will arrange an appointment for a mother and baby post-natal check. This is a 30 minute appointment. Your baby’s course of routine immunisations will start at 8 weeks and you will receive an appointment for this. Please remember to bring the red book. If you cannot make this appointment you must notify reception as soon as possible. Please be advised that if you do need to cancel, the next available appointment may be anything up to 2 weeks after that date.
The Doctors are happy to see patients who are temporarily resident in the Practice area should medical advice be required. In this instance persons wishing to be treated should state that they are a temporary resident when reporting to reception.
To register you will need to bring your passport plus download and complete a Temporary Resident Registration form (also available from reception).
All patients registered at the Hednesford Medical Practice have a named doctor who has overall responsibility for your care and support. Your registered GP is also your named accountable and your allocated GP. Your allocated GP will be responsible for the provision of your healthcare. If you choose to see another doctor at the surgery you are entirely free to go on doing so exactly as before.
Your accountable named GP is: Doctor S Geeranavar