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Registering with the practice

Registering as a New Patient

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 do not accept patients who live outside this area. If in doubt, please check with Reception.

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If you are living within our practice area please come to the reception desk and ask for a registration pack. Alternatively, you can download the necessary forms to register with the practice below.

To register at Riverside Surgery the following documents are required:

  • GMS1 Registration form available at reception, or as a New GMS1 Registration Form_Oct2017.pdf" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">download here
  • New Patient Questionnaire (available to download further down this page)
  • Red Book/Record of immunisations for children under 5
  • On-line access form

** Please note: we will need your last home address plus the name of the doctor and surgery address where you were registered. We cannot register you unless we have this information.**

You will also be asked for 2 forms of identification. This is to prove your identity (photo) and show evidence of your address in Horsham. Please note we will photo-copy these documents for our records.

Identification documents we require are both:

  1. Photo Driving Licence or Passport (photo ID).
  2. Recent Bank/Building Society Statement or Recent Utility Bill in your name showing your Horsham address.

If you are unable to produce identification to prove your identity AND your address in Horsham we may not be able to register you.

Please note you will need to bring your completed forms with identification to the surgery in order for us to complete your registration.

Registration form downloads & Information

  1. GMS1 New patient registration form
  2. New patient health questionnaire form for adults
  3. New patient health questionnaire for under 16s
  4. SystmOnline application form - adult
  5. SystmOnline application form - under 14
  6. Practice Leaflet - information
  7. Summary Care Record - information
  8. Online detailed coded record access - information
  9. Carer's registration form - If you are a carer please inform us by filling out this form.

Change of personal details

If you change your name, address or telephone number please remember to inform the surgery. This may be done either by visiting the surgery, phoning us, submitting this change of personal details form (PDF file) or by updating your record online (you need to be a registered Systm Online user).

Please remember if you are being seen at the hospital to notify them of any changes.

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.

See more information about your NHS number.

Non-registered patients

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.