If you have visitors who need urgent treatment we may be able to see them as “temporary residents.” Please ask at reception.
A patient does not need to be “ordinarily resident” in the country to be eligible for NHS primary medical care – this only
applies to secondary (hospital) care. In effect, therefore, anybody in England may register and consult with a GP without
Therefore, all asylum seekers and refugees, students, people on work visas and those who are homeless, overseas visitors,
whether lawfully in the UK or not, are eligible to register with a GP practice even if those visitors are not eligible for secondary
care (hospital care) services.
Reference: Primary Medical Care Policy and Guidance, Updated Feb 2021