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I am married but have always used my maiden name on

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I am married but have always used my maiden name on everything, mortgages, at the bank, on my passports etc. I have only used my married name on my medical records because I had a baby and felt there would be less confusion if we had the same surname. My grown up daughter now has a different name anyway. I want to change my medical records back to my maiden name to get my covid vaccination status for travel purposes. The GP has said it only accepts name changes with divorce papers or by deed poll. Is this correct. The GP
JA: Where are you? It matters because laws vary by location.
Customer: West Yorkshire
JA: What steps have you taken so far?
Customer: I contacted the GP to ask for the change and they replied as above.
JA: Is there anything else the Lawyer should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: I don't think so.

Hello,

I am a solicitor.

Yes, I am afraid the GP is correct.

May I help further?

Customer: replied 12 days ago.
Can I do a deed poll on line

You may do so: https://www.gov.uk/change-name-deed-poll

Customer: replied 12 days ago.
Thank you. I will do that.

You are welcome.

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