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Front RoadWoodchurchAshfordKent, TN26 3SFTel: 01233 860236
MBChB MRCS DOHNS MRCGP
MB BS, DCH, MRCGP
MB ChB, MRCGP(2004) DFSRH
RGN, BSc (Hons), Diploma (Critical Care) DIP NARTC Asthma, DIP Diabetes & Women’s Health (PMTC)
Many of the problems presenting to the doctor can be dealt with by our highly trained Nurse Practitioner. She is trained to provide treatment for minor illnesses such as ear infections, skin disorders, chest infections, gynaecological problems, throat problems as well as contraception, diabetes, asthma, COPD, renal problems, angina and hypertension.
RGN, RM, Diploma Asthma (NARTC), Diploma Diabetes, (PMTC)
RGN, BSc (Hons), Diploma Diabetes
RGN, BSc (Hons), Diploma Diabetes
Our Practice Nurses provide care for patients with Diabetes, Asthma and Leg Ulcers. They also provides the following services: cervical smears, blood pressure, taking blood, dressings, health promotion, ECG, hearing tests, childhood immunisations, and adult immunisations (not travel).
Our Health Care Assistant takes blood, records ECGs, hearing tests, blood pressure, new patient checks, NHS health checks and height and weight.
The Practice Manager
The practice manager is involved in managing all of the business aspects of the practice such as making sure that the right systems are in place to provide a high quality of patient care, human resources, finance, patient safety, premises and equipment and information technology. The practice manager support the GPs and other medical professionals with delivering patient services and also helps to develop extended services to enhance patient care.
Details of how to make appointments to see the midwife can be obtained via the receptionist. Messages can also be left, but should you need to contact the midwife urgently please call the William Harvey Hospital, Folkestone Ward, Tel: 01233 633 331.
Messages can be left for the district nurses by calling 0300 790 0247.
A health visitor is a registered nurse who has received training particularly related to babies, children and pregnant women. Their role is to provide families with children under five years old with support and advice around the general aspects of mental, physical and social wellbeing.
To contact the health visitor call: 01233 649007.
Appointments with the NHS Physiotherapist are only made after referral from the doctors. You will be contacted, usually within two weeks, and offered an appointment.