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Rated 4.9/5 by 100+ patients
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What our patients are saying

We're proud to be rated 4.9/5 by 100+ patients. Register now and see for yourself why patients say we're the best GP surgery in the area.

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Effective and efficient - very happy with service
January 2023
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Felt that time was given to listen to my concerns and correct action taken
January 2023
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Always receive a warm welcome. Lovely staff as always
January 2023
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Great staff, nice and straightforward info in appointments. Very happy coming here
January 2023
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Both the doctor and nurse have been polite, lovely and friendly. The admin team was also great. I wish all clinics are like this one.

Online booking

Say goodbye to hold music

At Carrfield Medical Centre, we make it easy for you to get an appointment. With our hassle-free online bookings, you no longer need to call reception or visit the practice in-person to get an appointment. That means you can request an appointment at any time of the day, even at weekends.

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Convenient location

The team at Carrfield Medical Centre would like to make your visit as relaxed and convenient as possible. You'll find plenty of free parking spaces on-site, so you won't need to worry about feeding the meter or getting a ticket.

We're a short drive or bus journey from the Sheffield city centre and train station. Our practice is conveniently located for anyone living in Sheffield, Barnsley, Rotheram or Doncaster.

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GP Registration in Sheffield FAQs

How do I find my NHS number?

You do not need to know your NHS number to use NHS services or register at our Sheffield GP practice, but it can be useful to have it. Visit the NHS website to find your NHS number. You need to live in England to use this service.

How to register for a GP in Sheffield?

To Register for an NHS GP in Sheffield follow these steps:

  1. Find a GP Surgery near you. Carrfield Medical Centre is based in S8 and accepts patients from all of Sheffield. Most services can be provided online or over the phone, but patients living further afield may not be eligible for some services, such as Home Visits.
  2. Check that your chosen NHS GP is accepting new patients. Carrfield Medical Centre is accepting new patients.
  3. Register with your chosen NHS GP. For Carrfield Medical Centre there are various ways to do this: using our online registration form; completing the registration form on the NHS App; filling out the GMS1 form and bring it with you to Carrfield Medical Centre.

You don't need:

  • Proof of Address
  • Proof of Immigration Status
  • ID Card
  • NHS Number
  • National Insurance (NI) Number
  • the name of your current GP (if you have one)
What is the catchment area for Carrfield Medical Centre?

You can register as a patient at Carrfield Medical Centre if you live in Sheffield, Rotherham, Barnsley, or Doncaster. We accept all patients who live within the South Yorkshire ICB.

We can only offer home visits to your address if you live within our catchment area. If you are primarily housebound or require visits to your home, our service will not be suitable.

How do I register with a GP for the first time?

If you haven’t registered with a GP in Sheffield before, we recommend using our online registration form. This is the same form we recommend that all patients use. It’s important to complete the form accurately to ensure your registration gets accepted.

Once you’ve registered, you will be offered a free new patient health assessment. This allows you to take actions to reduce your risk of developing serious conditions like heart disease, stroke, kidney disease, type 2 diabetes and some types of dementia.

Your new patient health assessment includes a health questionnaire, a check to ensure any repeat medications are up to date, in-person observations (such as measuring your blood pressure, pulse check, and BMI), blood tests (if clinically necessary and you’re aged between 40 and 74), and a consultation with a healthcare assistant to discuss your overall health and wellness.

At the end of your assessment, you’ll receive personalised advice to help you enjoy a healthier life for longer. And if needed, we can also book you in for a follow-up consultation.

Can you be registered with two GPs in Sheffield?

You cannot be registered with two NHS GP surgeries at the same time. When your registration with Carrfield Medical Centre gets accepted by the NHS, you will no longer be registered at your previous NHS GP surgery.

Can students register with a local GP in Sheffield?

You should register with a GP in Sheffield if you’re a student and you spend the majority of your time at your university address. You can then get quick and easy access to care when you’re in Sheffield. This is particularly important if you have a long-term health condition and need regular medication reviews.

You can register with Carrfield Medical Centre using our easy online registration form. We’re only an 8-minute drive from the University of Sheffield, a 7-minute drive from Sheffield Hallam University, and an 8-minute drive from The Sheffield College.

Can I go to a GP in Sheffield without registering?

You need to register with a GP in Sheffield before you can get an appointment. However, in some cases, you can be registered as a temporary patient for up to 14 days and receive care despite not being a permanent patient.

Do I need my NHS number to register?

You do not need to know your NHS number to register with a GP in Sheffield. Your NHS number is used to help identify your medical records. However, we can still find your records without your NHS number. It’s important to complete the online registration form accurately to prevent delays with your registration.

How long does it take to register with a GP?

It only takes 2 minutes to complete the online registration form.

After that your registration is processed by the GP Surgery (usually within 2-3 working days). 

Finally, your registration is confirmed by NHS England.

The NHS states it can take 10 to 14 days to process your information and transfer your medical record from your previous NHS GP surgery (if you have one) to Carrfield Medical Centre. However, the process is often faster than this and can take as little as 2 to 3 days to be completed.

Do you have to pay to register with an NHS GP?

No, you do not have to pay to register with an NHS GP - anyone who lives in England can register with an NHS GP for free.

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