The Fairfields Practice

Patient Information

Here you can find out how to register at our practice and read other important information for patients.

You can find out more by clicking on the links.

Access to medical records

The practice complies with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and Data Protection Act 2018. Under the act patients or a third party (who has been authorised by the patient) ... [continue] Access to medical records


Are you looking after or providing support for a relative friend or neighbour? Are you being helped or supported by a relative friend or neighbour? Your GP needs to know ... [continue] Carers

Complaints and Compliments

If you wish to make a complaint about primary care, please contact the service directly. We make every effort to give the best service possible to everyone who attends our ... [continue] Complaints and Compliments

Diabetic Eye Screening

Diabetic eye screening is important as it helps to prevent sight loss before you notice changes to your eyesight. For more information, visit the NHS website or speak to a ... [continue] Diabetic Eye Screening

Friends and Family Test Results

The NHS Friends and Family Test (FFT) was created to help service providers and commissioners understand whether patients are happy with the service provided, or where improvements are needed. It’s ... [continue] Friends and Family Test Results

Healthcare Travel Costs Scheme (HTCS)

If you are referred to hospital or other NHS premises for specialist NHS treatment or diagnostic tests by a doctor, dentist or another primary care health professional, you may be ... [continue] Healthcare Travel Costs Scheme (HTCS)

Home Energy Advice

Better Housing Better Health (BHBH) is a charity working locally to improve your domestic warmth and wellbeing. In a preventative approach, their free helpline provides you with a single point ... [continue] Home Energy Advice

How to Register

If you wish to register as a patient and you live within the practice boundary, you can register online by visiting: You will be offered an appointment to see the ... [continue] How to Register

Named GP

All registered patients at The Fairfields Practice have a ‘Named GP’. You can continue to book appointments with any GP of your choice. If you are not sure who your ... [continue] Named GP

NHS Number Finder

You can use this link to Find your NHS Number You don’t need to have your NHS Number to use NHS services, but it may be useful for you to ... [continue] NHS Number Finder

Online Access to Medical Records

Patients can now view their medical records online. You can download the NHS App and self-validate using your ID to use this online access feature. You can follow this link ... [continue] Online Access to Medical Records

Ordering Prescriptions on the NHS App

  Did you know you can manage repeat prescriptions from Fairfields Practice in the NHS App? You can easily choose where your prescriptions are sent. So, if you know you’ll ... [continue] Ordering Prescriptions on the NHS App

Patient confidentiality

The practice complies with Data Protection and Access to Medical Records legislation. Identifiable information about you will be shared with others in the following circumstances: To provide further medical treatment ... [continue] Patient confidentiality

Patient rights and responsibilities

We aim to treat our patients courteously at all times and expect our patients to treat our staff in a similarly respectful way. It is your responsibility to keep your ... [continue] Patient rights and responsibilities

Practice boundary

The practice has a defined boundary and covers Radford, Hyson Green, Forest Fields, please see map below for details. If you wish to register as a patient and you live ... [continue] Practice boundary


Privacy notice As data controllers, GPs have fair processing responsibilities under the Data Protection Act and GDPR law 2018. This means ensuring that your personal confidential data (PCD) is handled ... [continue] Privacy

Shared Care Prescribing

Prescriptions from Private Doctors We are aware that given current NHS wait times, some of our patients opt to see a private doctor. This policy is to clarify our position ... [continue] Shared Care Prescribing

Updating your details

If you change name, address or telephone number, please let our receptionists know by calling or writing to us. If you move outside the practice area you may need to ... [continue] Updating your details

Using this website

The medical information on this website, and on any sites linked to from this website, gives general advice only and SHOULD NOT be used as a substitute for the personal ... [continue] Using this website

Veteran Friendly

We are an Armed Forces Veteran friendly accredited GP Practice. This means that, as part of the health commitments of the Armed Forces Covenant, we have a dedicated clinician who ... [continue] Veteran Friendly

Violent or abusive behaviour

The Practice takes it very seriously if a member of staff or one of the doctors or nursing team is treated in an abusive or violent way. The Practice supports ... [continue] Violent or abusive behaviour

What to do when the practice is closed

What to do when the practice is closed:  If you need urgent advice whilst the practice is closed please telephone 0115 942 4352 and your call will be diverted to ... [continue] What to do when the practice is closed


As a practice we are no longer providing a full travel clinic, and you will need to attend a reputable travel clinic for full and correct advice for the county ... [continue] Travel

Date published: 16th January 2020
Date last updated: 16th January 2020