Join The Practice

We welcome new patients to join the Practice who have recently moved into the Practice area which consists of BURNLEY, CLIVIGER and WORSTHORNE.

 

We will need you to provide some information which will consist of 2 forms of photo id (such as a driving license or passport) along with confirmation of your address (such as a utility bill).

You may be asked to make an appointment with either a doctor or practice nurse dependent on the information you provide.

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:

Named GP for All Patients

All practices are required to provide all their patients with a named GP who will have overall responsibility for their care and support.

What does this mean for our patients?

You will be allocated a named GP who will have overall responsibility for the care and support that our surgery provides to you. Please contact the practice if you would like to know your allocated GP. If you have a preferred GP we will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate your request.

Your GP will work with you and other relevant health and care professionals, who are involved in your care, to ensure that your care package meets your individual needs.

This does not prevent you from seeing any GP in the practice as you currently do.

In addition, for patients aged 75 and over the named accountable GP will also:

  • Work with relevant associated health and social care professionals to deliver a
    multi-disciplinary care package that meets the needs of the patient
  • We are a paperlight practice, which means all your medical history is recorded on the computer.
  • We can assure patients of complete confidentiality. Your rights are also protected by the Data Protection Act, which the practice is registered to.

Change of Personal Details

If you change circumstances, i.e. address, name or telephone number, it is important that you inform reception as soon as possible so that your details can be amended. Alternatively fill in the online form here.