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Out of Area Registration Scheme

Queens Road Partnership recognises that not all patients wish to register at a surgery close to their home address. Many patients prefer to register closer to their place of work or study. In order to address this demand we are introducing a new form of registration called “Out of Area” (OOA) Registration.

OOA Registration offers the patients all the services usually associated with registration, with one exception: Home Visit. If an OOA Registered patient is unwell and needs to be seen at home, whatever the time of day or night, they can call 111 (urgent) or 999 (emergency) and get the care they needed.

There are some patients who are not suitable for OOA registration. These include any patient who is likely to require input from a specialist team who are geographically located according to their home, not their GP address.

This includes (but not limited to) patient/s services in the following services:

  • Pregnant women/ Antenatal services
  • Families with children under the age of 16/ Health Visitors and School Nurses
  • Patients with serious mental health problems/ Community Mental Health Teams
  • Patients or Families with Child Safeguarding needs/ Children’s Social Care
  • Patients with Adult Safeguarding needs/ Adult Social Care
  • Patients with complex community-based packages of care/ Adult Social Care

The reasons for denying the option of OOA registration to patients in groups such as these is that their health and social care needs are based met through registration close to where they live. It is difficult and impractical for GP’s to coordinate such care remotely with services, with which they do not already have strong professional working relationships.

What do I do to register as an Out-of-Area Patient?

New Patients

You must complete BOTH an ONLINE REGISTRATION FORM (available from the registration page) and out of area registration form below

Existing Patients


  1. Update your contact details by clicking here for the update clinical record form
  2. Submit an out of area registration form below
  3. Submit an online registration form (available from the registration page)

What if I move back into the catchment area, after being registered as out of area?

Simply complete a change of address form. If accepted, we will then re-register you as a regular patient. Then the above rules will no longer apply to you.

You must complete a full registration form (available from the registration page) as well as the form below for an out of area registration. 

Out of Area Registration Scheme

I, the patient, have understood that by applying for Out of Area registration:

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