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Register with a Doctor

  • We have 39 GP practices in City and Hackney providing swift access to some of the best primary healthcare in the country and we’re here to help!

  • Find your local surgery - call in by phone or in person to sign up today.

Why Register with a GP?  We help you stay well, and live a healthier, happier life.

  • Free medical help if you or your family become unwell – within two hours, daytime, evenings and weekends.

  • Free health care services, support and advice for staying healthy, well and independent.

  • Your GP knows you and your medical background – we’re best placed to look after you if you’re ill, facing physical or mental health issues.

  • Call your GP first with any health issue – we could save you a trip to A & E.

  • Struggling with difficult life situations? Your GP can help get you support with:

    – giving up smoking
    – coping with drug addiction
    – dealing with unemployment family and parenting issues
    – sexual health, fertility
    – social care for vulnerable or elderly people
    – housing, accommodation
    – welfare and benefits guidance and help

Everyone – including YOU has the right to get registered with a local doctor. Live alone or with family? Homeless without a permanent address? Visiting the area temporarily? Refugee or seeking asylum? All are welcome!

Being registered with your GP also helps your community. The more people registered with a local practice, the more government money comes into the area - for vital local healthcare services that help local people.

Here’s some more NHS information about registering with a GP:  https://www.nhs.uk/using-the-nhs/nhs-services/gps/how-to-register-with-a-gp-practice/

Shoreditch Park & City PCN

Six of the GP practices within City and Hackney have joined together to form the Shoreditch Park & City Primary Care Network (PCN). PCNs are a key part of the NHS to develop services locally, focusing on the specific needs of the local population. Their aim is to enable better access for everyone living in the Shoreditch Park and City area, to the right care and support, at the right time.

The 6 GP practices comprise of Shoreditch Park Surgery, De Beauvoir Surgery, The Hoxton Surgery, The Lawson Practice, and The Neaman Practice (City).

Please see their website for more information on the services and important local projects they are working on.