New Patient Registration
Registering with the University and moving away from home can involve a lot of planning and time. As part of this process it is important to consider your healthcare requirements.
Most UK students will be registered with a UK General Practitioner/Family Doctor. However, it is best to register with a practice close to where you spend most of the year, which will be your university address.
We have an active dialogue and relationship with the University so are often involved in supporting students with medical problems and liasing with the University. Our list size is approximately 12,000, therefore we serve much of the Lincoln University community.
Our staff include 6 dedicated doctors, 6 nurses and other associated staff, including mental health nurse, MSK practitioner and Social prescriber.
You can register with the practice if you live within our practice boundary (see the map below).
Register Online with the University of Lincoln Health Service
To register with the Doctors you will need your Lincoln address. Please do not register without your full Lincoln address, this includes flat name/number. Without a full address we will not be able to register you. Please ensure you have this before proceeding.
To register at the practice click on the following link and fill in the form. Please only complete this form once: https://www.visualproductions.org.uk/lincoln/reg.html
What happens next - Please allow a few days for your registration to be processed. If you need same day medical care please contact reception on 01522 870010 or go to our website home page and click on the eConsult banner to submit an online request. eConsult can be used to book appointments, get medical advice or ask for administrative help.
You may be invited by text message to attend the practice to receive any of the UK standard vaccinations which are recommended for students. Predominantly, MMR, Meningitis ACWY and HPV vaccines, as well as influenza vaccination for those that are eligible. We strongly recommend you attend these vaccination sessions if invited.
You can also register for the practice by collecting a registration form from our reception or downloading here.
When you register you will also be asked to fill out a medical questionnaire. This is because it can take a considerable time for us to receive your medical records. There is an online version of this file too, which you may fill out and send to us. When you come to the surgery you will be asked to sign this form to confirm that the details are correct.
On 20th May 2020 the law around organ donation in England changed.
If you have not recorded an organ donation decision and you are not in one of the excluded groups, it will be considered that you agree to donate your organs when you die. If you wish to opt out of organ donation, please click here to complete the opt-out form.
Allocation of Named Accountable GP
All patients who register with us, including children, are allocated a named, accountable GP who is responsible for their overall care at the practice. This is referred to as your 'Usual GP'. You should be informed of your Usual GP when you register but you can check who this is with any member of staff at any time. We will always make reasonable efforts to accommodate requests to change the Usual GP.
Guide to GP Services
The Royal College of General Practitioners has produced a useful guide for patients about the services on offer at GP Surgeries and how to access them. You can download the guide below.
A Patient Guide to GP Services