Kingswood Surgery

Kingswood Road, Tunbridge Wells, TN2 4UH

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Telephone: 01892 511833

Fax: 01892 517597

Out of Hours: 111

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We are a GP surgery providing medical care for people across the town of Tunbridge Wells.  We hope you like the new website and find it useful.

 

Latest News

Maternity Cover for Dr Lucy Gillam

Posted on April 15th, 2019

As you may be aware, Dr Lucy Gillam and her husband are expecting the imminent arrival of their newest addition to their family and she will be proceeding onto maternity leave shortly. In her absence, her five sessions will be covered Dr van Gijn on Wednesdays, with two locum GPs Dr Anna Brodski and Dr Rebecca Smith, joining the Kingswood Surgery in April to cover the remaining four sessions on […]

Electronic Prescriptions Pilot Launch

Posted on March 25th, 2019

We process most prescriptions electronically – this helps save the NHS money The practice is now taking part in a pilot for the next phase of the Electronic Prescription Service (EPS) which will mean that almost all our prescriptions will be processed electronically from 28th March 2019 onwards. This will include all controlled drugs. The principle benefit of adopting electronic prescriptions will be to enable the NHS to save both […]

Migration to New Patient Online Access Service

Posted on February 9th, 2019

Patients are reminded that the practice will be decommissioning its old online patient access system at the end of this month. From 1st March 2019, patients will no longer be able to log into this system and will be unable to use the new system, Patient Access, until they collect their access code from Reception. This means that patients will no longer be able to request repeat prescriptions or view […]

Improved Access Service comes to Tunbridge Wells

Posted on February 9th, 2019

From 1st October 2018 Improved Access was launched in Tunbridge Wells. How will it work in Tunbridge Wells? Clinics will be held at Kingswood, Clanricarde, Grosvenor & St James, Spelhurst & Greggswood, Waterfield House (Pembury), Lonsdale, St Andrews and Abbey Court Medical Centre on a rotational basis. What type of appointments will be available? Monday to Friday an Advanced Nurse Practitioner will be available 2.00 pm to 8.00 pm. An […]

*NEW* Online Access

Posted on January 4th, 2019

We are upgrading everyone’s online access to allow booking of appointments and a smoother process for requesting repeat medications. If you already have online access: From the 3rd of January you will be able to collect a letter from Reception containing all the information to set yourself up. Please bring photo ID with you when collecting your information. The next step is to go to www.patientaccess.com. Click on the Register button at the top right […]

Junior Epipen Shortage

Posted on November 27th, 2018

As some parents may already be aware, there has been a shortage of Junior Epipen brand adrenalin auto-injection devices. Current indications are that this disruption to supply is likely to last for some months. The guidance to parents remains for them to follow the normal procedure of replacing their child’s Epipen only when it expires. In the meantime, the NHS has been in communication with the manufacturers of this and […]

Flu Season Approaches

Posted on October 3rd, 2018

This year, three types of flu vaccine will be on offer in the flu programme. This will benefit patients by ensuring that they have the most suitable vaccine that gives them the best protection against flu. The three vaccines available are; 1. Adjuvanated trivalent flu vaccine (aTIV) – which has been licensed for people over 65. 2. Quadrivalent vaccine (QIV)- Recommended for children aged from 6 months to 2 years […]

News Archive

Forthcoming Training Events

Posted on November 6th, 2018

Patients are reminded that the surgery will be closed from 12noon onwards on Tuesday 15th January 2019. This is to allow the practice to undertake formal Protected Learning Time (PLT) training for its staff. We would also like to give you early notice for our other 2019 training dates, which will take place on the afternoons of the following days: 6th February, 7th March, 15th May, 6th June, 16th July, […]

New Associate GP Joins Practice

Posted on October 3rd, 2018

We are pleased to announce that we have a new Associate General Practitioner, Dr Owen van Gijn who has joined the practice as of 1st October 2018. Dr van Gijn will be joining us initially for four sessions per week, whilst he undertakes further specialist training in community frailty medicine in and around Tunbridge Wells. As some of you will know, Dr van Gijn has been locuming at the practice […]

A Message From Doctor Robert Bowes

Posted on September 18th, 2018

As some will know, after more than 30 years in general practice I have taken the difficult decision to reduce my number of clinical sessions from 7 per week to 4, spread over 3 days. I’m going to increase the amount of time I support NHS management in Kent, which as you may imagine is extremely challenged at the moment. The good news is that we now have a strong […]

Implementation of a new appointment system

Posted on August 12th, 2018

With effect from Monday 13th August 2018, Kingswood Surgery will begin to implement a new appointment system. Patients may find that it will take longer to have their calls answered whilst our reception team adjusts to working with the new system and we would ask for your understanding as this takes place. During the switchover patients will not be able to book online appointments. However you will be able to […]

Kingswood PPG Retirement Announcement – Dr Michael Everest

Posted on July 28th, 2018

Dr Michael Everest, a member of Kingswood’s Patient Participation Group has tendered his resignation. We would like to take this opportunity to thank him for all of his support both as an active committee member and for his articles which were published in the PPG newsletter. Dr Everest initially qualified as a doctor at St Mary’s Hospital London in 1958 and was Consultant Physician at the Kent and Sussex Hospital […]

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  • Monday
    8.00am - 6.30pm
  • Tuesday
    8.00am - 6.30pm
  • Wednesday
    8.00am - 6.30pm
  • Thursday
    8.00am - 6.30pm
  • Friday
    8.00am - 6.30pm
  • Saturday
    CLOSED
  • Sunday
    CLOSED