If you want to register with Niddrie Medical Practice, please complete our New patient registration form and hand it in together with the additional information we require. Each person registering with the Practice will need to complete their own form. Children also require a separate form each.
When registering, please provide us with a recent utility bill or rent/mortgage agreement as proof of address and also photographic ID.
If you are newly resident in the UK or you are an overseas visitor then additional documentation might be required. See below for more details
If you move out of the practice area, you will need to register with a new practice as soon as you move.
Download Registration Forms
In accordance with NHS recommendations, all new patients should present two forms of identification which proves residency and authenticates their identity. This is required to reduce and prevent fraudulent attempts to obtain or misuse NHS care. Overseas visitors may be asked for additional information to prove NHS entitlement.
One form of identity must ideally be photographic such as:
- Drivers Licence
- Official ID card from Public Services body
- Student matriculation card (current year)
Other documents for prove of residency that are acceptable are:
- Recent utility bill (within last 3 months)
- Council Tax document
- Television Licence
- Payslips (last two months)
- Rent book/agreement (Public Body or Private Landlord)
- Bank Statement (Name and address section only required)
- Solicitors Letter- (Clearly showing name and address)
If unable to provide photographic evidence then you must present one of the above and one of the following:-
- Birth Certificate
- Marriage Certificate
- DivorceAnnulment Papers.
N.B. The above list is not exhaustive and staff are entitled to ask for further proof if required. Please note you will not be registered with the practice if you cannot provide the documents required to prove NHS eligibility.