Abbottswood Medical CentreDefford RoadPershoreWorcestershire, WR10 1HZTel: 01386 552424
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Out of Hours For assistance between the hours of 18:30 and 08:00, and at weekends, cover is provided by Worcestershire GP Emergency Service - telephone 111. NHS111 is free to both landlines and mobiles.
Building workWe are about to commence the building of an extension and improvements to our existing building. This will start Monday, 10th April and complete mid November. We thank you for your understanding and patience whilst this work is undertaken.
Have we got your up-to-date mobile number?We now offer a texting service to remind you of your appointments and allow you to cancel any unwanted appointments via text. Please keep us up-to-date with your mobile number so you can benefit from this service.
To register with the practice, please complete both the registration form and questionnaire. You will need to make an appointment for a new patient check with one of our nursing assistants. You will be asked for information on your medical history, medication, immunisations, lifestyle and general health and family history. You will also have your blood pressure checked.
To register as a patient, please call at reception or click on the link below to open the form. When you have completed all of the details, click on the "Send" button to mail your form to us. Ensure your address is within the practice boundary - if you are unsure, please check the practice boundary map or contact us.
You will be registered with Abbottswood Medical Centre but you can state which doctor you would normally prefer to see. All patients, including children, are allocated a named, accountable GP, who is responsible for their overall care at the practice - this is referred to as your 'Usual GP'. If you are not aware of your usual GP please do check with any member of staff at any time.
We encourage you to see you usual GP where possible, particularly for ongoing problems, so we can provide you with better continuity of care. If he/she is fully booked, you can ask for an appointment with another doctor. We will make reasonable efforts to accommodate requests to change Usual GP.
To enable us to commence your care whilst waiting for your NHS records to arrive, please complete a new patient questionnaire (call at reception or click on the link below to open the form) AND make an appointment to see a nursing assistant.Registration Form (completion of this form is not proof of acceptance at the practice until the form has been signed and two forms of id provided (to include photo id and a household bill to confirm address) which we will be grateful if you could bring on your first attendance to the surgery).Online medical questionnaire for new patients
Note that by sending the form you will be transmitting information about your self across the Internet and although every effort is made to keep this information secure, no guarantee can be offered in this respect.
Alternatively you may print off a registration form, fill it out and bring it in with you on your first visit to the practice along with proof of id as specified above.
The practice is able to accept new patients from the area covered by the map below.
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.
Open the leaflets in one of the following languages
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