How to register with a GP practice

You have the legal right to choose a GP practice that best suits your needs. Try comparing GP practices according to facilities, services, access and performance before you decide. Ask friends, relatives and others you trust for their thoughts and recommendations. The GP practice must accept you, unless there are reasonable grounds to refuse you. These must

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Find a lost National Insurance Number

You can find your National Insurance number on your payslip, P60, or letters about tax, pensions and benefits. You can also find it through your personal tax account and download a confirmation letter. If you still cannot find it, you can either: fill in form CA5403 and send it to the address on the form contact the National Insurance

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Travel by Train in the UK

When you travel within the United Kingdom and need to book a cheap train ticket, your best bet is to head on the National Rail Cheapest Fare Finder tool. Most train operators are listed on this source, it makes searching a way lot easier and faster. For European journeys, Eurostar will cover most areas you need to

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Travel by Bus and Coach in the UK

The United Kingdom is a wonderful country for travel. Within a small region, England, Scotland, Wales and the offshore islands offer beautiful landscapes that it’s really a shame not to experience some of it at the same time. Travelling by coach in England isn’t always the fastest way but it will offer you the best

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Apply for a National Insurance Number

To apply for a National Insurance number you must: Be in the UK Have the right to work or right to study in the UK Call the National Insurance number application line to apply. National Insurance number application lineTelephone: 0800 141 2075 Textphone: 0800 141 2438Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 5pm After you’ve applied You’ll get a letter from the

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The Care Certificate

The Care Certificate is an identified set of standards that health and social care workers adhere to in their daily working life. Designed with the non-regulated workforce in mind, the Care Certificate gives everyone the confidence that workers have the same introductory skills, knowledge and behaviours to provide compassionate, safe and high quality care and support. The

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What is a DBS Check?

The Disclosure and Barring Service helps employers make safer recruitment decisions and prevent unsuitable people from working with vulnerable groups, including children. … Basic DBS – the lowest level of disclosure which checks the Police National Computer for details of all current criminal convictions. More info, Click here.

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DBS Update Service

The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Update Service allows: Candidates to keep their DBS certificates up to date Employers to check a DBS certificate The service is for standard and enhanced DBS checks only. Click here to register for the Update Service. It costs £13 per year and you can pay by debit or credit card. There’s no charge if you’re a

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