Hednesford Valley Health Centre,
Station Road, Hednesford,
Staffordshire, WS12 4DH

Registering with Us

Practice Catchment Area

The practice area is shown with our catchment area marked in blue. Click on the map and enter your postcode to check if you live within our catchment area.

If you are unsure, you can also contact reception to confirm. 

Please tell use about a change of name and address or telephone number as soon as possible. If you move out of the practice area, you will be required to reregister with a more local practice.

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How to Register as a Patient

To enable registration you will be need to provide the following information:

  • A Registration Form completed with your NHS Number (we are unable to register you without your NHS Number, you can get this from your previous GP Surgery or from your repeat prescription).
  • A completed Patient Registration Pack 
  • Proof of Idenification (ID). (Photo ID for example Passport or Driving Licence)
  • Proof of Address (recent Utility Bill, i.e. gas, electric or council tax bill)

Please complete the forms and either send them to our practice email address, or drop into Reception.

The forms are also available from our Reception desk.

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How to Register your New Baby

You need to register your new baby at the practice as soon as possible. Therefore please complete a GMS1 Registration Form and a Health Visitor Registration form and send them to your surgery. Please ensure you provide your baby’s NHS Number which will be detailed in their Red Book. Once we have received the form we will register your baby as a patient at this Practice.

A post-natal check invite letter will be sent out to all New Mums for 6 weeks after and a baby check is at 8 weeks. This is a 50 minute appointment, 30 minutes for the baby check and 20 minutes for the post-natal. Your baby’s course of routine immunisations will start at 8 weeks and will be given at this appointment. Please remember to bring the red book. If you cannot make this appointment you must notify reception as soon as possible. Please be advised that if you do need to cancel, the next available appointment may be anything up to 4 weeks after that date.

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Temporary Residents

The Doctors are happy to see patients who are temporarily resident in the Practice area should medical advice be required. In this instance persons wishing to be treated should state that they are a temporary resident when reporting to reception.

To register you will need to bring your passport and complete a Temporary Resident Registration form. The form is also available from reception.

Accountable Named GP for All Patients

All patients registered at the Dr Manickam and Partner's Surgery have a named doctor who has overall responsibility for your care and support. Your registered GP is also your named accountable and your allocated GP. Your allocated GP will be responsible for the provision of your healthcare. If you choose to see another doctor at the surgery you are entirely free to go on doing so exactly as before.

If you are unsure of who is your named Doctor please ask at reception.

New patients are allocated a Doctor on Registration.