New Patient Registration

If you live in the local area and would like to join the practice please complete the registration form below for each patient wishing to register with us. After this is returned to the practice you will be given an appointment to see the nurse for a general health check-up and this would complete the process of registration. we will then obtain your medical records electronically from your previous practice, its as simple as that! 

when you return your registration form to us please bring some form of ID with you which can be one of the following: Passport, Driving Licence or utility bill showing your current name and address. Alternatively, email your completed forms to us and you will be asked to bring your ID to your new patient appointment. 

Please note, it is not necessary for every member of a household to complete forms individually. Any adult member of the family can register any other family member and provide the required information/sign the registration applications on their behalf.

As a patient you have the right to express preference as to which GP you wish to see. However, if you require an appointment and your preferred GP is not available, you will be offered an appointment with another doctor. If you still wish to see your preferred GP you may have to wait longer.

Disabled Patient Facilities

Disabled patient facilities are also available at this practice. (Car park spaces, ramp, toilet etc.) 

Our Location

Please click here for a map of our location. 


Registration form  

Registration form part 2

Accessible Information standards

Accessible information form for patients

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.  You can download the guide below.

pdf A Patient Guide to GP Services


Notice to New Patients in regards to Benzodiazepine and Opioid Prescribing



This surgery does not generally issue ongoing benzodiazepine and Opioid prescriptions for chronic conditions to new patients.


By benzodiazepine medication we mean medication such as :   Chlordiazepoxide, Loprazolam, Lorazepam, Lormetazepam, Nitrazepam, Oxazepam, Temazepam and Diazepam.

By Opioids we mean medication such as Morphine (MST, Oramorph, Zomorph), Tramadol, Oxycodone (Oxycontin, Longtec, Shortec)

Tapentadol, Buprenorphine (Butec, Butrans), Fentanyl (Matrifen, Durogesic)



Patients taking this kind of medication will be reviewed to confirm the clinical circumstances and generally offered a reduction programme lasting 8 weeks.

Agreement with this policy is a strict requirement for registration with Shakespeare Surgery.


Patients unwilling to comply with this policy are advised to consider registering with a practice that is able to meet their needs


Shakespeare Surgery Team

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