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Register with a GP surgery service roadmap 2023/24

We are continually refining and improving our online service acting on feedback from both GP practices and patients.

Find out what features are currently available in the service and what we’re working on for the future in this high-level plan.

Recent features

Recent features include:

  • self-enrolment 
  • catchment area checks 
  • filter search to practices offering the service through Find a GP 
  • improved patient matching to NHS numbers 
  • new information for patients about Summary Care Records
  • improvements to questions about smoking and alcohol

  • new questions for dispensing doctors


Spring to summer

The service will:

  • be available via the NHS App
  • allow practices to manage, edit and pause enrolments
  • offer options to automate the registration process (after GP practice staff accept the new patient)
  • support bulk patient enrolments
  • add questions about patient height and weight

Summer to autumn

The service will:

  • improve catchment area checks including being able to accept out of area patients
  • confirm patient accessibility needs 


The service will integrate with clinical systems.

Last edited: 5 April 2023 11:42 am