What to do when we are closed Please use NHS 111 if you need medical help when this practice is closed. The NHS 111 team has trained advisers, nurses and doctors available at all times. They can help over the phone and advise you where to go if you need to see someone. Don’t waste time going to the wrong place – phone NHS 111 or go online: 111.nhs.uk Local services are also listed on the NHS Kent and Medway website: www.stopthinkchoose.co.uk
A number of health professionals also visit or have surgeries in our premises. These include district nurses, counsellors and community psychiatric nurses.
MBBS, M.D. (GENERAL MEDICINE), MRCGP
MBBS, M.D (PAEDIATRICS), MRCGP, MRCPCH
Practice nurses are qualified and registered nurses. They can help with health issues such as family planning, healthy living advice, blood pressure checks and dressings. The practice nurses run clinics for long-term health conditions such as asthma or diabetes, minor ailment clinics and carry out cervical smears.
Our Health Care Assistants see patients for blood testing, blood pressure checks, annual diabetic foot checks and NHS health checks etc.
She will be able to help you with any non-medical practice matters. She is also available to discuss any difficulties in relation to the Practice or any suggestions which may improve our service
If Lorraine is not available please contact her assistant Sarah.
We have District Nurses attached to our Practice who visit the housebound for their nursing needs.
A health visitor is attached to our Practice and is available for advice on a wide range of health problems, especially in pre-school children.
We have one Counsellor attached to the Practice who runs regular Clinics.