Deregistering

De-registering from British Army Germany

The First Step for All Personnel

All patients in Bielefeld and Gutersloh are advised to ring Sennelager Dental Centre on 05254 982 2482 or x792482 and request to be cleared, ensuring they have their personal email address at hand. Once cleared, by telephone, with the Dental Centre, an email will be sent to the patient confirming clearance has been completed. This email confirmation is to be printed and attached the British Army Germany Clearance Certificate, in lieu of a signature from the Dental Centre. This should be presented to the Medical Centre upon de-registration.

Serving personnel

Visit your local medical centre to complete a deregistration form. Once complete, we will sign your Clearance Chit and at the appropriate time push your medical records to your next military practice. Your family member records will be held in the NHS central holding facility until they register in the UK when they will then be pulled to the new location.

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Call your local medical centre to complete a de-registration form over the phone. We will e-mail you confirmation of clearance. This can be attached to your Clearance Chit in lieu of a signature.

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Download the de-registration form, complete it and send to your local Medical Centre. Ensure you include a current email address, so that a confirmation email can be sent to you, you can then attach our confirmation to your Clearance Chit in lieu of a signature.

Dependants and entitled civilians

Visit your local Medical Centre and complete a de-registration form. Your medical records will be sent to the central repository in the UK at the appropriate time. Once you re-register in the UK with a GP surgery your notes will be pulled to your new practice.

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Call your local medical centre reception, and the staff will complete the de-registration form with you over the phone.

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Download the de-registration form, complete it and send to your local Medical Centre.

What happens to my private medical records if I am posted back to the UK?

When you de-register, civilian records will be sent to the NHS central holding facility, they will automatically transfer to your new medical practice when you register there. If you do not de-register at the appropriate time this will cause undue delay in your notes being made available at your new medical practice, which will cause issues with your ongoing medical care and continuation of medications.

If you do feel you need a copy of your notes, you are entitled to request them. These will take 28 days to be processed and must be collected in person at the medical centre.

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