Registering with our practice

Patients wishing to register with us are asked to complete a registration form and  a new patient questionnaire or a new born information sheet for babies who have not previously been registered . These forms are available to collect at our reception desk during practice opening hours. Alternatively, please download, print and complete the following two forms and bring them to our reception, alternatively the can be emailed on or faxed to us on 01704 511798.

When registering with us we will need to see photographic proof of your identity e.g. your passport / driving licence and proof of your current address e.g a recent bank statement / utility bill. New patients are invited to book an appointment with one of our health care assistants for a new patient health medical. If you have any questions regarding registering with us please call 01704 511700.

Homeless Patients

Patients who have no fixed address are still able to register with our practice, for more information please contact Light for Life on 01704 501256 who are able to provide support with the registration process and book appointments into our Street Seen @ St Marks clinics.

Street Seen @ St Marks is a fortnightly clinic held at the surgery where members of our clinical staff will provide any medical support or assistance needed for acute or ongoing medical conditions for our homeless patients. The clinic will be run by our Doctors, Nurses and Health Care Assistants.

Temporary Registrations

If you are ill while away from home or if you are not registered with a doctor but need to see one you can receive emergency treatment from the local GP practice for 14 days. After 14 days you will need to register as a temporary or permanent 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 area where you are already registered.

Practice Boundary

Before you register with our practice you need to check that you live within out practice boundary. If you live outside our practice boundary you may still register with us although you will not be eligible for home visits and will be asked to sign a disclaimer confirming this. Our practice catchment area covers Southport town centre and surrounding areas.

  • Northern boundary: Marshside Road from its junction with Marine Drive to the junction with Preston New Road then down the East side of Preston New Road to the Plough Roundabout and down Water Lane to the West Lancs boundary.
  • Southern boundary: Kew Road from the West Lancs boundary to its junction with Eastbourne Road then south along Eastbourne Rd to its junction with Liverpool Rd then west along Liverpool Road and Weld Rd to the Coastal Rd.
  • Eastern boundary: From Water Lane in the North along the West Lancs boundary as far as Crowland St. Down Crowland St. to Meols Cop Rd, up to the roundabout at Kew, along Old Town Lane and Benthams Way to Kew Rd in the South.
  • Western boundary: Coastal Rd/ Marine Drive from Weld Rd in the South to Marshside Road in the North
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Contact Us

St. Mark's Medical Centre and Trinity Practice
42 Derby Road
Tel: 01704 511700
Fax: 01704 511798