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Westerham TN16 1RB
Skinner, Knox, Kapadia, Johnston & Cheales
The Medical Centre
Kent TN14 6EH
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Surgery Opening Times
8.30am - 12
Wednesday from 12.30pm)
Drs Skinner, Knox
and Kapadia generally work from Westerham.
Dr Johnston works from both Westerham and Sundridge.
Dr Cheales generally works from Sundridge.
This website has
been designed to tell you about the practice and the services that we offer. Please
read it carefully. We trust that you will find it helpful and informative.
The Westerham Practice
covers much of the North Downs area, from Limpsfield to Riverhead/Dunton Green and Halstead,
and Westerham/Biggin Hill to Marlpit Hill, including many small villages, Toys Hill, Ide Hill,
Crockham Hill, Brasted and Tatsfield. The practice is based at two main centres,
Winterton Surgery just off Market Square in Westerham and The Medical Centre on
the main road in Sundridge.
We are a dispensing practice and our Sundridge
Surgery has a fully stocked dispensary and qualified dispenser. All new patients
registering with our practice who live more than a mile from the chemist will
be able to choose to have their drugs dispensed to them at the surgery or at their
homes if the doctor is visiting. Arrangements can be made for the housebound to
have their repeat medication delivered.
The doctors do occasionally support
medical students to further their studies. This may involve the doctor requesting
your permission for a student to be present at your consultation, but please do
not feel obliged in any way to consent to this. Please note that the partners
will not accept patients outside the practice area except
under special circumstances. If you move outside the area, please re-register
with a GP near your new home.
Clinical Commissioning Group
NHS England has established Clinical Commissioning Groups throughout the country. The CCG for this area can be contacted at:
Medway Wharf Road
Tel: 0300 311 2233
Practice News and Notices
Seasonal Flu immunisations will be available from the end of September if you are over 65, or a carer or suffer from any of the following diseases, heart disease, respiratory disease, renal disease, liver disease, diabetes or are immunosuppressed. Please book an appointment with a Health Care Assistant, or ask your Doctor at your next routine appointment.
Shingles vaccination is now available to patients with a date of birth between the following ranges 2/9/42 to 1/9/43 or 2/9/33 to 1/9/34. We are not permitted to vaccinate patients who were born outside these two date ranges.
Important changes are due to happen about how information about you and the care you received is shared. You do have an option about sharing this information, and need to take action if you wish to "Opt out". For further information about this please visit www.nhs.uk/caredata or pick up a leaflet in the surgery titled "How information about you helps us to provide better care"
Please register now at the practice to be able to use our new on-line services. This will allow you to book and cancel appointments, and order repeat medication on-line.
Appointments with a Doctor outside our normal opening hours are available in our extended hours sessions. For further details please see the tab titled "Appointments".
The practice would like to thank the various advertisers who have helped to produce this Website. However, it must be pointed out that the accuracy of any statements cannot be warranted, nor any products or services advertised, be guaranteed or endorsed.