Temporary Registration

Online Temporary Registration Form

When you have completed all of the above, you can then email your completed temporary registration paperwork to gram.ardachadministrator@nhs.scot with a form of photographic identification, for which you will require to take a photo of yourself holding this when emailing this in. 

If you are ill while away from home and need to receive treatment for an acute medical emergency you can register as a temporary 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 local area where you are already registered.

If you have run out of medication while away from home, and are registered with a Scottish GP practice, you can attend any community pharmacy who will be able to help you without being seen by a GP.

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