Registering with Us

Accountable / Named GP for All Patients

All patients registered at Longton Hall Surgery have a named doctor who has overall responsibility for your care and support. Your registered GP is also your named accountable and your allocated GP. Your allocated GP will be responsible for the provision of your healthcare. If you choose to see another doctor at the surgery you are entirely free to go on doing so exactly as before.

If you are unsure of who is your named Doctor please ask at reception.

New patients are allocated a Doctor on Registration.

Practice Catchment Area

The practice area is shown with our catchment area marked in red.
Click on the map and enter your postcode to check if you live within our catchment area.

If you are unsure, you can also contact reception to confirm. 

If you change your name and address or telephone number please inform us as soon as possible. If you move out of the practice area, you will be required to re-register with a more local practice.

How to Register as a Patient

If you live in our practice catchment area (see above) you can join our list. If you are registering your new baby please next section.

To register please visit the surgery with the following information:

To register each person regardless of age will need to:

  • Complete a GSM1 Registration Form
  • Complete a New Patient Health Questionnaire
  • Provide a valid passport or alternative photographic ID which will be photocopied for your records

You will then be registered with the surgery and will be able to request medication and book appointments.

Our registration forms can be downloaded from the Registration Forms section of this page, or ask reception for a paper copy.

New Patient Health Checks

These are available upon request but are not required for registration. A health check consists of: height, weight, blood pressure, and lifestyle advice (diet, exercise and alcohol).

How to Register your New Baby

You need to register your new baby at the practice as soon as possible. Therefore please complete a GMS1 Registration Form (See Registrations form section) and send it to your surgery. Please ensure you provide your baby’s NHS Number which will be detailed in their Red Book. Once we have received the form we will register your baby as a patient at this Practice.

The Practice will send you an appointment for a mother and baby post-natal check. This is a 50 minute appointment, 30 minutes for the baby check and 20 minutes for the post-natal. Your baby’s course of routine immunisations will start at 8 weeks and will be given at this appointment. Please remember to bring the red book. If you cannot make this appointment you must notify reception as soon as possible. Please be advised that if you do need to cancel, the next available appointment may be anything up to 4 weeks after that date.

Temporary Residents

The Doctors are happy to see patients who are temporarily resident in the Practice area should medical advice be required. In this instance persons wishing to be treated should state that they are a temporary resident when reporting to reception.

To register you will need to complete our Temporary Resident Registration form (GMS 3) which is available from reception, or can be downloaded from the Registration forms section of this page.

Registration Forms

Permanent Patient Registration Form (GMS 1)
New Patient Heath Questionnaire
Temporary Patient Registration Form (GMS 3)