Kingswood Surgery

Kingswood Road, Tunbridge Wells, TN2 4UH


Telephone: 01892 511833

Fax: 01892 517597

Out of Hours: 111

Welcome to our practice website

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

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 […]

Forthcoming Training Events

Posted on November 6th, 2018

Patients are reminded that the surgery will be closed from 12noon onwards on Wednesday 14th November 2018. 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 2019 training dates, which will take place on the afternoons of the following dates: 15th January, 6th February, 7th March, 15th May, 6th June, 16th […]

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 […]

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 […]

New Partner Joins Kingswood Surgery

Posted on July 28th, 2018

We are delighted to announce the arrival of a new partner, Dr Obi Okoye, who joined the Kingswood at the beginning of August. Dr Okoye has been a GP since qualifying in 2009. Prior to joining Kingswood, he was working in practice in Ashford, becoming a GP trainer following completion of his post-graduate studies in education at the University of Kent in 2015. Since then, he has been actively involved […]

News Archive

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 […]

Care Navigation

Posted on July 20th, 2018

“Please don’t be offended if you are asked what the problem is when you ring to book a GP or Nurse appointment. This is called Care Navigation and it’s about helping you get to the service you need!” Over the coming months you will notice your receptionist begin to ask for a brief outline of your problem when you ring to book an appointment. This is because we are introducing […]

New website

Posted on July 19th, 2018

As you can see we have just launched our new website. We have tried to keep it as simple as possible and hope that in time it will become your main avenue for accessing the surgery. Please have a good click about.  Why not try looking up your condition or updating your details online?  Please forgive any typos and perhaps let us know where they are. We are better at […]

Prescription Ordering Direct

Posted on May 4th, 2017

Call the NHS Prescription Ordering Direct service (POD) on 01732 375262, it is an new easy way for you to order your repeat prescription. This service launched on the 9th January 2017 and is available Monday to Friday (excluding Bank Holidays) from 8am to 4 pm for patients.

If you’re in your seventies don’t let shingles become a burning issue – Book vaccination TODAY

Posted on April 24th, 2017

Shingles, also known as herpes zoster, is an infection of a nerve and the skin around it. It’s caused by the varicella-zoster virus, which also causes chickenpox. It’s estimated around one in every four people will have at least one episode of shingles during their life. The national shingles programme is recommended for people aged 70 to 79 years. Patients will be eligible on the date they turn 70 or 78 […]

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Opening Times

  • 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
  • Sunday