Ghost Patients

Patient registration is a crucial process in the healthcare system, ensuring that individuals have access to necessary medical care. It is essential for general practitioners (GPs) to understand the registration guidelines and procedures to maintain accurate patient records. This guidance aims to provide an overview of patient registration, including addressing the issue of "ghost patients." For detailed information and specific... More Info

Treating overseas patients

Can I treat a patient who lives overseas or is not a British citizen and is visiting our country? Yes, anyone in England, regardless of nationality and residential status, is eligible to register and consult with a GP,  this includes all overseas visitors, asylum seekers and refugees, students, and people on work visas, irrespective of immigration status. Practices can only... More Info