Weavers Medical Centre
Prospect House, Lower Street, Kettering NN16 8DN
Telephone: 01536 513494

Registration

From 1st October we are accepting new registrations from patients living in Burton Latimer
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New Registrations

The National Health Service is regarded as first and foremost for the benefit of people living in this country.  Free Primary Care treatment should be based on residence in the UK, not on nationality, or past or present payment of UK taxes or National Insurance Contributions.

Who Can Register at the Practice?

  1. Anyone who is living permanently within our practice boundary: Kettering town including Barton Seagrave, Warkton, Weekley, Cranford, Burton Latimer, and Rothwell and Desborough. View our Practice Boundary map.
  2. Also if you are permanently rejoining your family who are registered at the practice.  (It may be that they are living outside the practice area but are registered at the surgery.)  Please contact the surgery before attending a registration appointment if you fall into this category.  You may or may not be eligible to register at the practice.

What identification documents do I need to register?

You need evidence from box 1, box 2 and only box 3 if applicable

1

Evidence of identity

2

Evidence of address (this list is not exhaustive) ALL MUST BE DATED WITHIN THE LAST 3 MONTHS (In paper format)

3

Status (for patients from outside the EEA)

Photo ID - Passport, driving licence or official identity card Mortgage statement/Rental agreement Visa valid for over 6 months
Birth certificate for UK resident Current utility bill - not a mobile telephone bill. Documentation confirming an asylum application is being considered by the Home Office
Marriage certificate for UK resident

Current wage slip(showing home address)

An active bank statement

Work permit

Residence permit

How Do I Register at the Practice?

  1. Patients can register at the practice any time between 8.00am and 6.00pm Monday - Friday.  No appointment is needed; it is a sit and wait system.  On arrival, please tell the receptionist on the desk that you wish to register.  Please note, at extremely busy periods you may be asked to come back at a later time or on another day.
  2. All patients over 16 need to register in person.
  3. Complete the Patient Questionnaire for each patient registering.
  4. For any patient under 18 years old, the parent/guardian needs to complete an additional questionnaire.
  5. If you do not have your medical card please complete the GMS1 form.
  6. When you come to register we will ask you to record your height, weight and BP using our self-service machines.
  7. At your new registration appointment you will be offered a routine screening test for HIV via a mouth swab.  You will be given an information leaflet to read prior to the test and you can decline the test if you do not wish to have it. (Please note we are unable test under 16s or pregnant women).
  8. You cannot see a GP or Nurse routinely at the practice until you are registered.

Immediately Necessary Patient

If a patient is awaiting Weavers Medical registration and needs to be seen as an emergency, they can be seen as an “Immediately Necessary” patient if there is an appointment available on the day it is requested.

Discrimination Policy

At Weavers Medical we have a policy not to discriminate on the grounds of race, gender, social class, age, religion, sexual orientation, appearance, disability, medical condition, or any other factor.

Decisions about treatment will be based solely on clinical judgement and the best available evidence.