The Beacon Medical Centre

Patient Info

Find out how to register at our practice and read other important information for patients.

Click on the pages below to find out more information.

How to register

Find out more about registration and GP services

Update your details

You can update your details online here.

SMS and Email Consent

Consent to receive communications by SMS text or email.

Accessing your GP-held records via the NHS app or NHS website

As your GP practice, we have been asked to provide you with access to your full medical record going forward from 31st October 2023 via the NHS app (and NHS ... [continue] Accessing your GP-held records via the NHS app or NHS website

Suspected Urine Infection?

Urine Samples for Suspected Urine Infections Please can you only leave a urine sample at the Practice if you have spoken to one of our clinicians and they have requested ... [continue] Suspected Urine Infection?

Self Care

Did you know that 10 of the most minor ailments seen by GPs can also be treated by you at home? Find out more here


Becoming bereaved can be an incredibly stressful and upsetting time, click here for advice.


Information for carers

Children and Family Health

Find out more about child and family services.

Eye Casualty

Patients can self refer to the eye clinic by any of the following: Telephoning 111 Attending A&E at the RD&E Wonford Hospital The above will make the referral and arrange ... [continue] Eye Casualty

Local Support

We are fortunate to have several brilliant support services in the Sid Valley. Explore what is available here

Long Term Conditions

Find out more about common long term conditions here.

Military Veterans

Information for military veterans

Patient Transport

You may be entitled to patient transport or help with the costs of your travel, find out more here. 

Pregnancy & Infant Feeding Support

Find out more about pregnancy here.

Sick Day Rules

Find out what medications to stop when you are unwell.

Social Care and Support

Find out about social care and support here.

Opioid Prescribing

Opioid-Prescribing-Patient-Information-Leaflet More information and resources are available for patients at: If you have any queries regarding your opioid medication, please contact the surgery and book an appointment with our ... [continue] Opioid Prescribing

Date published: 8th October, 2014
Date last updated: 17th July, 2020