Maintain your registration

To maintain your registration you'll need to keep your contact details up to date and pay your annual retention fee.

Update your details in Communitybaptistpa Online

You need to keep your details up to date in . This includes:

  • address
  • designated body or suitable person (revalidation)
  • direct debit details.

You can use Communitybaptistpa Online to change your details on the medical register too.  

Changing your address

It is important to make sure your registered address is always current. The best way to keep your address and other contact details up to date is to change them in . You can update your registered address and other contact details using our enquiry form.

Remember, if you do not maintain a reliable address you may be removed from the register.

Changing your name

If you have changed your name and you wish to be registered in a different name to the one in which you are currently registered, you should complete the change of name form. Send this to us with a scanned copy of the evidence for your change of name.

The form will tell you what evidence to send. Please note that we can only change your name based on an if it comes from the address we hold on your record. You can check your registered address in . 

Changing your name and gender status

Medical practice requires you to make sure that you are identifiable to your patients and colleagues, for example by using your registered name when signing statutory documents including prescriptions.

If you want to practise in a name and gender status that is different to your registered name and gender status, please telephone us for details on how to do this. You will be put through to one of two experienced advisers who will help you through this very straight forward process. Your call will be confidential.

The application process

We will you a hard copy application form to complete. Based on your circumstances, you can send us evidence including:

  • a passport or driving licence card in your current gender status and;
  • a passport or driving licence card in your previous gender status.

Your application will be confidential.

Changing your name and gender status on the register

Two separate register entries will appear on the medical register. One will be under your old name and gender status and another will be in your new name and gender status. Both entries have a different Communitybaptistpa reference number and there will be no link between them to protect your confidentiality.