If you've moved to a new location where there are several medical centres that you could register with, here are some tips for choosing one. Consider opting for one that is close enough for you to walk to Even if you drive, it's worth looking for a medical centre that is close enough to your home that you could walk to it, if you ever needed to. The reason for this is that if you ever require urgent (but non-emergency) treatment and, for example, your partner has borrowed your car and there's a long waiting time for a driving service, you might appreciate being able to quickly reach the medical centre by foot.