Chrisp Street Health Centre

100 Chrisp Street, Poplar, London E14 6PG - Tel: 020 7515 4860

HOW TO JOIN & REGISTER AT OUR PRACTICE

 

Am I eligible?

 

You may register permanently with us if you are normally resident in the UK for longer than 6 months in a year.
If you are only staying in the area for a short time, ask to be registered as a temporary patient.

 


How do I register?

 

First, check you are in our Practice Area.

For a full list with the names of the streets within our catchment are, please click here.
If you are unsure, call us on 020 7515 4860 and give the Receptionists your postcode so they may check online. 

 


When can I register?

 

Telephone to pre-book a registration slot (pm) on Tuesday & Thursday, (am) on Wednesday & Thursday, or on a Saturday morning (one Saturday per month) between 9-11:30am.

 

To save time, you can download and complete the two forms below and bring them to your registration appointment:

  • Family Doctor Registration Form - GMS1 - click here
  • Chrisp Street Health Centre - Registration Pack - click here.

You can also obtain the forms from the reception desk during our working hours, complete them at home and bring them with you for your registration appointment.

 

Alternatively, you can complete as much information as possible by using the online pre-registration option.      

However, you still currenly need to come in to the Practice to complete the second stage of the registration process. To do so:

  • Book a registration appointment
  • Bring a completed Registration Pack - click here to download. If you do not bring this with you, please arrive 10 minutes early, so that you will have enough time to complete the forms from our registration pack before you attend your appointment
  • To enable online access (over 18's only) please bring a proof ID. It will be helpful if you can also bring a recent proof of address.

REMEMBER:

  • Please ensure that your address is in our catchment area before you start your pre-registration process. If you continue and submit pre-registration details for an out of area address, we will not attempt to contact you. The details will just be deleted, so please check to avoid a wasted journey.
  • Please note that you need to come to the surgery within 2 weeks of completing your pre-registration details to finish your registration. If not, you will need to start the process again. Completing your pre-registration details does not make you a patient at the practice. To complete your registration you need to come to the surgery for the second part fo the registration process, following the instructions as explained above.

Monday - Friday between 9am-6.30pm for urgent registrations only (not Fridays between 1-2pm) 

 

All patients over the age of 16 years who wish to register must attend in person. However, children and babies do not need to be seen if the information provided is in order.

 
What should I bring with me?

 


Adult aged 16+

Child

Under 16

Under 5

Newborn

If you have it

NHS Number / previous NHS card

NHS Number /
previous NHS card

NHS Number /
previous NHS card

NHS Number

To enable online access  Photo ID, e.g. driving license or passport Not available for under 18's Not available for under 18's  Not available for under 18's

Preferred additional information

Proof of address within the last 3 months (so we can get your details correct on our system)

Birth certificate

Birth certificate
Red immunisation book

Birth certificate
Any hospital discharge letters about the birth

  

For child safeguarding purposes, we may ask you to clarify family relationships and arrangements for the child/children you are registering. This is to ensure that those with legal responsibility for the child are aware he/she is being registered with us.  

If you, or your family members are from overseas and new to the UK, it is helpful if you can bring your passport or ID card, so we may ensure the information we have about you is correct.

Also, make sure that you give us an up-to-date telephone/ mobile number we can reach you on, and an email address so you can receive important communications from us.

 


Is that everything?

 

On completion of registration, we will offer you an appointment to see an Assistant Practitioner plus a review by our pharmacist or a doctor if you need medication (especially if you have a long term condition such as Diabetes or COPD). Please bring a list of your current medication to this appointment.

 

You may also be asked to use our Healthcare Pod to record your BMI, blood pressure and other important healthcare details.

We will also ask you if you are interested in joining our Patient Group and provide you with some information about this.

 

If you are not ordinarily residing in the UK, you may be chargeable for NHS treatment. To learn more click here.

 

Guide to GP Services

 

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. Click here to download the guide.