Find out how GP practices work nowadays to make sure everyone gets the care they need from a suitably qualified healthcare professional, as quickly as possible.
Your relationship with your GP practice is constantly changing. Practices have adapted to growing and ageing populations and increased numbers of people with long term conditions. More recently they have changed because of the Covid-19 pandemic.
It is a relationship that will continue to evolve. This can make it confusing for you to work out how to get care from your practice. You and Your GP Practice is designed to support you with this.
In this section, you can find out more about GP practices, how to register with one and how they work.
As a patient, you also have a role of play to look after your own health, alongside the support of your practice team. You can also get advice here about how to look after minor ailments yourself, without needing an appointment at your practice.