The Group Practice

Stornoway: 01851 703145
Habost: 01851 810689

Registering as a new patient

Practice Area

The Practice will accept patients from any part of the Isle of Lewis covered by postcode areas HS1 and HS2.  Patients can be seen at Stornoway or Habost, whichever is most convenient.

You can register as a patient by visiting either surgery, Stornoway or Habost as appropriate, and completing the necessary registration forms. These forms are also available to download from our website, see the links below.

  • You will be required to provide photo ID (passport, driving licence) when you register.
  • You will be offered a new patient health check at the time of registration.
  • You will be registered with the practice and not a specific doctor. 


When making an appointment, should you wish to see a specific doctor you may request this at the time and we will do our best to accommodate you.

You can download guidance notes and forms by clicking the following links:

Registering at Stornoway:

Guidance for new patients – Stornoway

Registering at Habost:

Guidance for new patients – Habost

Registration Forms:

The Group Practice New Patient Health Questionnaire 2019

NHS Registration Form

Note:  You need to complete both of the above forms to complete registration.

Temporary Registration

Patients staying in the area for less than three months may be seen as temporary residents.  Our reception staff will assist you to register as a temporary patient.