Can I Change Family Doctor?

Can I change my doctor in the same practice?

To change doctor at any time

If you’re unhappy with your doctor, you can ask to see another in the practice.

You’re free to register with a new doctor’s surgery at any time, without giving a reason, as long as it has the capacity for new patients.1 Jul 2017

How do I change my primary care physician?

You may request a different Primary Care Physician (PCP) at any time.

How do I change my Primary Care Physician (PCP)?

  • Call your medical plan’s customer service number to request the change.
  • Ask the insurance representative when the PCP change will be effective.
  • Use your medical plan’s website to search for a PCP.

Can I register with a GP out of my area?

Since 2015, all GP practices in England have been free to register new patients who live outside their practice boundary area. This means you can register with a GP practice somewhere that’s more convenient for you, such as a practice near your work or closer to your children’s schools.

What document do you need to register with a GP?

Legally, you do not need any documents to register with a GP.

  1. Your NHS card.
  2. Proof of address (usually 1 or 2 bills with your name on it) in order to prove that you live in the area.
  3. Your passport in order to prove your identity and to check what type of Visa you have.

Can you change your doctor?

No, you don’t have to tell your current GP that you want to change. You don’t have to tell the new GP surgery why you want to change, either. You’ll need to fill in a registration form. A request will then be made to your current GP for your medical records to be transferred to the new GP surgery.

Can doctors change medical records?

Requests to Amend a Medical Record. A patient has the right to request an amendment to his or her medical record. A physician has the right to determine if the change will be made. The medical record should contain both the patient’s request and the physician’s response.