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 on Tuesday and Friday evenings between 4-6:30pm, on Wednesday mornings between 9-11:30am, or on Saturday mornings (one Saturday per month) 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
  • Chrips Street Health Centre - Registration Pack - click here.

You can obtain the forms from Reception and complete them before you come in.

 

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

 

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, where you have to provide a proof of address and ID (please review the table below).

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

1.

NHS Number / previous NHS card

NHS Number /
previous NHS card

NHS Number /
previous NHS card

NHS Number

2. Photo ID, e.g. driving license or passport (if you do not have this, please let reception know) Passport (only if above not available) Passport (only if above not available)  

3.

One official Proof of Address,
dated within last 3 months and name and address clearly stated on the document

 

Examples include: Bank statement, Tenancy/housing association agreement, Gas/Electricity/Council Tax/Water/Telephone Bill

Birth certificate

Birth certificate


Red immunisation book

Birth certificate


Any hospital discharge letters about the birth

 

If you are not able to provide the above, please arrange to meet the Senior Receptionist.

 

If you, or your family members are from overseas and new to the UK, please bring your passport, 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 make you an appointment to see an Assistant Practitioner plus 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 Healtcare 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.