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 On Thursday 19th May 2022, the surgery will be closed for half day due to essential staff training. During this time all practices in Gravesend are managed by the OOH team. Please call 111


We have recruited Paramedic Practitioners who are clinically trained to see all types of patients. They are currently not independant prescribers. They are supervised by our GPs.


Please see the following link regards government guidance on wearing face masks and any exemption: www.keepsafe.org.uk/mask

WE ARE PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THAT THE SURGERY HAS ACHIEVED AN OVERALL RATING OF GOOD AT OUR RECENT CQC INSPECTION.

Our surgery is taking new patients. Please register at reception.

PLEASE SEE THE 'CARERS DIRECT' LINK ON THE SIDE (NUMBER 5) TO REGISTER YOUR DETAILS AS A CARER

The surgery is closed everyday for lunchtime between 12:30 and 13:30. The phone lines will be open for emergency calls only during this time with normal service resuming at 13:30.

baby_mumFAMILY PLANNING CLINICS:

We offer a family planning clinic on alternate Thursdays with our Practice Nurse Lindsay Anderson, providing family planning / contraceptive advice and provision.

TRAVEL IMMUNISATIONS:

Old Road West Surgery is not signed up for travel vaccinations.

MINOR SURGERY:

Most of our doctors are qualified to perform minor operations in surgery.  Dr. Halem is our principal lead on these procedures. Our Advanced Clinical Practitioner, Pranav Mutty is also experienced in minor surgeries. 
Please make an appointment in the usual way for assessment by any doctor and you will be advised if you require a further appointment for minor surgery.

INFLUENZA VACCINATIONS:

Flu vaccinations are usually available between October and January by appointment. You may receive written details of an appointment, otherwise please ring to book your appointment from September onwards.

HEALTH CHECKS:

If you are a patient aged 16-74 who has not been seen for 3 years or more or you are 75 and over and have not been seen for 12 months or more, we can offer you a general health check.
Please make an appointment for this or request a home visit if you are unable to attend the surgery.

DIABETIC CLINICS:

We hold weekly/regular nurse-led diabetic clinics at Old Road West main surgery. We also offer the services of in-house podiatry (foot care) and retinopathy (eye care) screening for all diabetic patients, where appropriate.

CHILD HEALTH SURVEILLANCE:

We offer age-appropriate child health checks and immunisations, in partnership with our Health Visitors, to all patients under 5 years of age.

ASTHMA CLINICS:

Our Practice Nurse Mandy Mowat runs dedicated asthma/COPD clinics offering patients assessment, assistance, advice and support

PHYSIOTHERAPY:

We have a physiotherapist working from the surgery every day so please see your doctor for a referral

 
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