HOW TO JOIN MILE OAK MEDICAL CENTRE
Accountable / Named GP for All Patients
All patients registered at the practice have a named doctor who has overall responsibility for your care and support. If you choose to see another doctor at the surgery you are entirely free to go on doing so exactly as before.
Do you live within our Registering Boundary Area?
How to register
We have an open list and welcome requests for registration from patients living in or moving to the practice area. New patients must live within our practice boundary to be able to register with us - We accept patients from Mile Oak, Portslade, Hangleton, Fishersgate and Southwick. Our Eastern boundary is the B2194 / Carlton Terrace and A2038, the Western boundary being Kingston Lane and Upper Kingston Lane. The Northern Boundary is the A27 bypass and the Southern boundary is the seafront. Type your post code above to see if you live within our registering boundary area.
Out of Area
We are unable to accept patients who live outside this area. If in doubt, please check with Reception.
If you are living within our practice area please come into the reception area and ask for a registration pack alternatively you can download the necessary forms to register with the practice below. When registering we will also need you to bring along:
- Photographic proof of your ID, e.g. passport or driving licence
- A utility bill, bank statement or tenancy agreement with your name and current address
- If on long term medication, please could you bring along a copy of your last repeat prescription from your previous GP
Registration Form Downloads
Please note: In order to register you will need to bring these completed forms to reception along with ID as above, so we can complete the process for you. We cannot fully register you without this happening.
- New patient registration, health questionnaire and ethnic background form for adults
- New patient registration, health questionnaire and ethnic background form for under 16's
- Consent to leave telephone messages form
- Carer's form - If you require a carer please fill in this form allowing them to discuss your medical care.
Change of Personal Details
If you change your name, address or telephone number please remember to inform the surgery. This should be done by visiting the surgery where our reception team will be able to supply the correct forms.
More About Your NHS Number
Each NHS Number is a unique 10-digit number which is printed on your NHS medical card or will from now on be written on any communication you have had from the NHS.
An appointment for immediately necessary treatment is only available to people who have incurred an accident or medical emergency at any place in our practice area and who require GP services. If the resulting condition is potentially life threatening an ambulance should be called using the 999 service.
In addition, if you are away from your normal place of residence and are staying within our practice area for more than 24 hours and less than 3 months, you may also request an appointment.
Disabled Patient Facilities
Disabled patient facilities are also available at this practice.
(Limited parking (metered, ramp and disabled toilets).
Please click here to get directions.
Non English Speakers
These fact sheets have been written to explain the role of UK health services, the National Health Service (NHS), to newly-arrived individuals seeking asylum. They cover issues such as the role of GPs, their function as gatekeepers to the health services, how to register and how to access emergency services.
Special care has been taken to ensure that information is given in clear language, and the content and style has been tested with user groups.
Open the leaflets in one of the following languages:
- Registration Form (ADULT)
- Registration Form (Under 16)
- Consent to leave telephone messages
- Carers Form
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.