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How do I get my (lost) NHS details?

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    I am an international student. I registered with the NHS while in college. It's been 2 years since I finished college and I am now in the second year of university. I registered with the doctor at the student accommodation in my first year but i am not registered to any GP this year as I have moved out of student accommodation. I have lost all of my NHS details, I do not have an nhs card or registration number.
    How can I get them back? Should I call the NHS? Can I register with a new GP without the details?
    I would really appreciate any help.
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    You need to write to the local Primary Care Trust, to request your NHS card.

    Find out your local PCT by going to
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    I would think however that your last GP should still have your records kicking around seeing as youve not technically moved until youre registered somewhere else.
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    You don't need NHS card to register with the GP. They may ask you for a proof of your student status (student ID card is usualy enough) to ensure that you are entaitled to free NHS care.


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