Biddulph Primary Care Centre,
Wharf Road, Biddulph,
Staffordshire, ST8 6AG

Registering with Us

Practice Catchment Area

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 (map will open in a new browser window).

If you are unsure, you can also contact reception to confirm.

If you change your name and address or telephone number please inform us as soon as possible. See our change of details page for further information. If you move out of the practice area, you will be required to register with a more local practice.

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How to Register as a Patient

If you live in our practice catchment area (see above), you can join our list.

To register, please complete the following information:

Sending your Registration Information to us

Please complete the above registration forms and send them along with a copy of your Identification (ID) (confirming name and address) to A member of our reception team will be in touch within 2 working days.

New Patient Health Check

After registration, you will be asked to attend an appointment with a Health Care Support Worker or Practice Nurse for a new patient health check.

The new patient check can be undertaken within 6 months following registration. This enables us to ensure that we have the correct details and to be aware of any current medical problems or medications. Please bring a sample of urine along to your first consultation.

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Temporary Residents

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 resident or register permanently.

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, download and complete the Temporary Resident Registration Form (also available from reception) and contact the practice.

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.

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Accountable Named GP for All Patients

You will be allocated a named GP on registration but you will be registered with the practice rather than that individual GP. You may see any of the doctors. However, if you do have a preferred GP, please let us know when making an appointment and we will do our best to accommodate your request.

New patients are allocated a Doctor on registration.