If you are not registered with a doctor but need to see one, you can receive emergency treatment for 14 days. After 14 days you will need to register as a temporary or permanent patient.
To register as a temporary resident you will need to contact the surgery and complete a temporary registration form.
You can register as a temporary resident with a GP in England if you are in the area for longer than 24 hours, but less than three months.
This will allow you to be on the local practice list and still remain a patient of your permanent GP.
After three months you will have to re-register as a temporary patient or permanently register with that practice.
You cannot register as a temporary patient at a practice in the town or area where you are already registered.
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