We welcome new patients who live within our practice area. As it often takes sometime for records to be forwarded from your former practice all newly registered patients will be asked to complete a registration form and a health questionnaire. You will also be offered an appointment with our Nurse or Health Care Assistant for review of your long term condition or an optional New Patient Health Check for patients without a long term condition.
Medical treatment is available from the date of accepting your registration. Please contact reception for further information.
Benzodiazepines and Z-drugs
This surgery does not routinely prescribe Benzodiazepines or Z-drugs such as:
All new patients who have long term prescriptions for this type of medication from another surgery will be started on a reduction programme or referred to specialist services.
Non palliative patients joining the surgery on high doses of addictive opioids will be given assistance with step down doses or referred to specialist services
Benzodiazepine and addictive nature drug leaflet
Over the counter care
There are many self-limiting and minor health conditions can be treated effectively and safely using over the counter medicines. Treatments for these conditions are no longer recommended on prescription and we will signpost you to over the counter care, these include:
Acute sore throat
Coughs and colds and nasal
Dry eyes/ sore tired eyes
Indigestion and heartburn
Infrequent cold sores of the lip
Insect bites and stings
Mld dry skin
Mild irritant dermatitis
Mild to moderate hay fever/ seasonal rhinitis
Minor burns and scalds
Minor conditions associated with pain, discomfort and/ or fever (e.g. aches and sprains, headache, period pain, back pain)
Prevention of dental caries
Ringworm/ Athletes foot
Sunburn due to excessive sun exposure
Teething/ mild toothache
Warts and verrucae
conditions we signpost to over the counter care
Within the lines - west of I.C.I & North of the Parkway & East of Cargo Fleet Lane & South of the river .
This area includes: Wilton Village, Lazenby, Whale Hill, Eston, Bankfields, Normanby, Spencerbeck, Ormesby, Overfields, Netherfields, Brambles Farm, Boyd’s Estate, Teesville, Teesville East, High Farm, Normanby Grange, South Bank and Grangetown, Please see map for details or ask at reception for further information
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Registering Your Baby
If you have just given birth, you will need your baby's NHS number to register him or her with the practice. This should be provided to you by the Maternity Unit or Child Health Department. You will need to fill in a purple registration form (GMS 1) and your baby will be registered immediately.