Welcome to all new students at Reading University

Registering with a local GP is important during your studies at Reading University

Register with us at the University Medical Group if you are living within our practice boundary


How do I register?

1 Online via the pre-registration link (Please note, the pre-registration link is for students starting at Reading University only, non-students, please see the new patient page for how to register).

Once you have completed the online pre-registration, you will be contacted within 5 working days by a member of our practice team to complete the process. If you have not received a phone call or email after this time, please get in touch with us on 0118 9874551 or email us at bobicb-bw.umg@nhs.net to check on the progress of your registration. 

2 Download and complete the forms below and bring them in to reception.

Registration form

New patient form

Text and Email Opt-In form

3 Come in

Come in to our reception and ask to register. Reception is open Monday to Friday 8am – 6.30pm.

Please bring with you a copy of your I.D and proof of address e.g. passport, photo driving licence and a utility bill or tenancy agreement if you have them.  Alternatively, you can bring in your student card. 

What Happens Next?

We will enter your details onto our computer system, and for patients who have previously registered with a doctor in the UK arrange for transfer of your medical records to us.

If you need to see a doctor or nurse you can book an appointment after we have received your completed forms.

If you take regular medication for contraception, asthma, hay fever, acne or eczema you will need to book an appointment with one of our specialist nurses at least a week before your medication runs out. (Please tell reception which condition your medication is for so they can direct you to the correct nurse).

All other medications please book an appointment with a doctor at least one week before your medication runs out.

New Patient Health Checks

Our Healthcare Assistants are trained to undertake New Patient Health Checks. 

For an appointment please telephone reception on 0118 9874551 between 0800 -1830 Monday to Friday.

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