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Easy Read  Easyhealth website - For anyone that needs access to large text and easy to understand information on a range of health issues.


If you find information about your health difficult to understand the ‘Easyhealth’ website could help you. It is a free website that has over 380 easy to read health resources that include pictures, easy words, and film.


Easy Health's information is for anyone who finds written information hard to understand, including people who have a learning disability.


Click on the link  www.easyhealth.org.uk and register for FREE.


You will get an email asking you to reply and sign up. If you need help with this, ask a friend or member of your family.

Temporary Registration

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 the local GP practice for 14 days. After 14 days you will need to register as a temporary or permanent patient.

You can be registered as a temporary patient for up to three months. This will allow you to be on the local practice list and still remain a patient of your permanent GP. After three months you will have to re-register as a temporary patient or permanently register with that practice.

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 cannot register as a temporary patient at a practice in the town or area where you are already registered.

pdfDownload the Temporary Resident Registration Form

 
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