If you are ill while away from home or if you are not registered with a doctor but need to see one you can receive emergency treatment from a local GP practice or walk in services.
To register as a temporary patient simply contact the local practice you wish to use. Practices do not have to accept you as a temporary patient although they do have an obligation to offer emergency treatment. You may be signposted to an alternative service if required.
You cannot register as a temporary patient at a practice in the town or area where you are already registered.
Download the Temporary Resident Registration Form