Register as a new Patient

How to register as a new patient

To register with us you can either visit the surgery in person and complete an application form at reception or you can download the form via the link below and email it back to us. For both options, you will need 2 forms of identification for each person, one of which should be photo ID and one proof of address (eg utility bill).

Download the registration form below:

New patients will need to complete an initial health questionnaire following which you will be offered a preliminary health check.

Please download the form below to your device and email the completed forms to with some Photo ID. Alternatively, please print the form and bring in to the surgery with identification.

Practice Area

You can register as a new patient with the practice if you live in our inner practice area which consists of:

If you are registered in our inner practice area and then move to our outer practice area you may remain on our list. See image download for outer practice boundary.

Overseas Visitors

If you are an overseas visitor to the UK there may be a charge to see the doctor or nurse. For further information, please contact reception.

Updating Your Details

Please let us know if you move address, change your phone number(s) or email. You can do this in person or if you are registered for online services you can do this via the patient portal. You can also email us at

Temporary residents

If you are visiting the area for work, family reasons, holiday or studies, you can register temporarily (from 16 days to 3 months) with Burton croft Surgery. You’ll still remain registered with your permanent GP back at home.

To register as a temporary resident the place you are staying needs to be within our inner catchment area. After three months you will have to apply to register with the surgery as a permanent resident.

We will pass details of any treatment you have to your GP, who will add the information to your medical records at your home practice.