Forest House Surgery is accepting new patients from Shepshed and some surrounding areas, to be sure that you fall within our Practice boundaries please contact us on 01509 508412. Alternatively click on the following link Practice Catchment Area
How to register:
New patients can register either by collecting a registration pack from our reception or by downloading the forms from this site (found below.) Please note that with all new registrations, we require to see a form of photographic Identification (where possible) which will need to be brought in to the surgery by the registering person. For more information about accepted forms of identification please see the form below.
All Children under the age of 16 need to provide their NHS number (Found in their red book) AND a copy of their birth certificate.
All new patients will be offered a health check with a Health Care Assistant, to be booked at your convenience.
Patients not seen within three years:
Patients aged between 16 and 75 who have not seen a GP within the last three years are entitled to request a consultation.
Patients aged 75 and over:
Patients aged 75 and over are entitled to a consultation with a doctor if not previously seen within the previous 12 months.
(All patients are, of course, entitled to a consultation with a GP at any time for a medical problem.)
Please find below our registration forms. Ensure that Form 1 or Form 2 are filled out for each person registering and check any identification that is required. All forms must be filled out in BLACK INK.
Please read all information contained within carefully. Once you have filled out the printed forms please bring them in to the Practice, with your ID, to complete your registration. Once you have been registered you are eligible to access our online service. This allows you to Book/ Cancel appointments, order prescriptions and change contact details. You can also pre-book appointments with a Doctor using our automated telephone line. This allows you to book an appointment up to 28 days in advance. You can also cancel or amend appointments with any health practitioner using this line. N.B. You can only book advanced appointments, not emergency on day appointments.
Temporary, Overseas and Private Patients
If you are away from home, require a GP appointment, and it is not possible for you to attend your own surgery, please contact us on 01509 508412 to see how we can help.
Important Information For All Patients
Every patient registered with our Practice has a named accountable GP.
If you would like to know the name of your accountable GP, please ask at Reception.