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Please note from the 1st November 2018 telephone lines will be closed between 12:30  and 14:00 at Wateringbury Surgery.

Appointments

INFORMATION FOR PATIENTS

YOUR CONSULTATION

When you  book an initial consultation with the doctor, appointments are arranged to last ten minutes.

If you have several problems to discuss please book a double routine appointment.  You may be asked to make another appointment if all the issues cannot be safely dealt with within your appointment time.

Your doctor may advise you to book another appointment for an examination or further tests.

If you have a long wait for your appointment, this will be due to your doctor spending more time with patients who require immediate examination and treatment for urgent conditions.

Please book a double appointment when you feel more time is required.

If you would like to give any helpful feedback, this would be much appreciated.

Training for Allied Health Professionals and Foundation Year 2 doctors

Please note, this practice has been accredited as being suitable for the training of Allied Health Professionals (AHPs) and Foundation Year 2 (FY2) doctors.

These AHPs and Qualified hospital doctors are gaining experience of General Practice before finalising their career speciality pathway. These doctors will have slightly longer consultation times.

This means the practice and doctors have achieved an number of set standards assessed by Health Education England working across Kent, Surrey and Sussex acting on behalf of the General Medical Council (GMC).

If you would prefer to see one of our regular GPs and not see an FY2 doctor, please let the reception staff know.

Sometimes other doctors and NHS professionals are trained and supported in this practice: this may include student nurses, paramedics, pharmacists or physician's associates as well as doctors who are training to be GPs. We hope you will support us with this training of our NHS Colleagues.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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