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Dr Pace will be on annual leave from Monday 10 September - Friday 28 September 2018, returning Monday 1 October 2018.

IT'S FLU SEASON AGAIN!  If you are eligible, please book in for a flu vaccination, unless you are due to see the nurse or doctor, who will offer you one at that time.

The surgery will close on the afternoon of Thursday 13 September 2018 for protected training time, actively supported by West Kent CCG , to improve the care of our patients.

Please click on the link to see how we use your medical recordsPractice privacy notice for more details see Privacy Policy under "Further Information" in right hand column below.

  Please note: from Wednesday 13 December 2017 texts will be sent to patients' mobile phones reminding them of their appointment times.  PLEASE DO NOT USE THIS SERVICE TO TEXT MESSAGES AS THIS IS NOT SCREENED OR SEEN BY STAFF MEMBERS

 As from 1 November 2017 Friday afternoon will no longer be an "open"  surgery but will be bookable appointments only.  Please note new times for Friday afternoon - 3.30pm to 5.30pm.

If you have an early morning appointment at the surgery, you will need to ring the doorbell.

The surgery will be using the NHS Electronic Prescription Service as from Wednesday 9 May 2017.  Please let us know your preferred pharmacy.  Nomination forms for this are available from reception.  

When emailing/faxing in requests for repeat medication, please make sure you include your name, dob, name of the medication required and where it should be sent. 

 There is a lockable box in the surgery entrance for prescriptions - NO NEED TO QUEUE!

Please remember "open surgeries" are 08.30am-10.00am Monday to Friday

Wireless internet now available in the surgery.

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

Travel Vaccinationsglobal air travel

If you require any vaccinations relating to foreign travel you need to make an appointment with the practice nurse to discuss your travel arrangements. This will include which countries and areas within countries that you are visiting to determine what vaccinations are required.

Please note we are only able to give vaccines that are free of charge through the NHS. If you require vaccine such as Rabies, you will need to contact either:

  • BMC Travel Clinic in Ashford - 01233 503666
  • Travel Clinic at Warders Medical Centre, Tonbridge - 01732 770088

There is further information about countries and vaccinations required on the links below

 

Europe Europe & Russia North America North America
Central America Central America South America South America
Caribbean Caribbean Africa Africa
Middle East Middle East Central Asia Central Asia
East Asia East Asia Australasia Australasia and Pacific

It is important to make this initial appointment as early as possible - at least 6 weeks before you travel - as a second appointment will be required with the practice nurse to actually receive the vaccinations. These vaccines have to be ordered as they are not a stock vaccine. Your second appointment needs to be at least 2 weeks before you travel to allow the vaccines to work.

Some travel vaccines are ordered on a private prescription and these incur a charge over and above the normal prescription charge. This is because not all travel vaccinations are included in the services provided by the NHS.


Travel Health Questionnaire

To help us offer the appropriate advice, please fill out the online form before coming to see the nurse.

Pre-Travel Questionnaire Form

 


Travelling in Europe

If you are travelling to Europe the EU has published useful information for travellers on the European website.

 
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