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Welcome to Balance Street Health Centre.


In the departure of Dr Seddon in November 2018 we are having to change the way we work at Balance Street Practice as there is a National shortage of GPs. We have a small pool of regular locum GPs to ensure continuity as best as possible. Our Reception team will be asking the reason for your call, this is to direct you to the best and most appropriate care. We kindly ask patients to bear with us as this difficult time.


Many Thanks from the Partners & Staff at Balance Street Practice.



Our next Staff Training Day is 12th June 2019. The practice will close from 1:30. Dispensary will be closed from 1:30-4:30.


**NEW** Our practice is involved with a new Living Well program - please check back soon for more information under "clinics & services"

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Anyone living in our practice area can apply to register with us. We aim to give top quality care whatever your age, gender, ethnicity or lifestyle. It is helpful if you can bring your medical card when you register.

Each patient will have a named accountable GP for the overall responsibility of care. You will be advised who your GP is upon registration.

Also, prior to registration, you will be asked to complete a New Patient Questionnaire giving details of past history, current medication, family history etc. This acts as a useful source of information until permanent records arrive from your previous GP. You will also need to bring photographic ID and proof of address. Examples of these can be found under the registration form tab. 

You will also be requested to use our blood pressure machine and height/weight machine which are both located in a private area of our waiting room. These details will be added to your records following your registration.

Parents/Guardians will be required to complete a Vaccination and Immunisation Record form for all children less than 5 years of age.

You can fill in the Patient Questionnaire and Email Registration Form prior to calling at the practice by downloading them from the above “Registration Form” tab. The Alcohol Screening Form can be accessed by clicking here.

Please bring the completed forms with you when you come to register and a receptionist will check them through with you.  DO NOT POST OR EMAIL THEM.

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.

pdf A Patient Guide to GP Services

 
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