Bearsted Medical Practice

01622 737326

Services

We provide a wide range of services and clinics for patients at our practice.

You can find out more by clicking on the links.

Appointments

How to make an appointment From Monday 21st June 2021 we are launching a new triage system to manage patient calls and requests. Since the Coronavirus pandemic struck last March ... [continue] Appointments

Clinics

Child Health Surveillance Routine postnatal visit by GP after birth and full 6 week post natal examinations by GP at surgery. Time: booked in surgery time Antenatal Care Routine antenatal check-ups ... [continue] Clinics

Consultations

There is currently no ‘walk-in’ service; instead we have a telephone triage system. Please call us weekdays between 8am and 10.00am to request a call-back from a clinician. The clinician will ... [continue] Consultations

Dispensary

We dispense to patients that live further than 1 mile from a pharmacy. Our dispensary opening hours are: Monday         0830 – 1300 and 1330 – 1730 Tuesday        0830 ... [continue] Dispensary

Flu Vaccinations

Flu is a highly infectious illness caused by the flu virus. It spreads rapidly through small droplets coughed or sneezed into the air by an infected person.  For most people ... [continue] Flu Vaccinations

Holiday and Foreign Travel Update

We currently do not provide private travel vaccinations.

Mental Capacity Assessments

GPs are often asked to make Mental Capacity Assessments for patients. These assessments can be requested for a variety of different reasons. As GPs it is an essential part of ... [continue] Mental Capacity Assessments

Minor operations

With Dr Cranston’s departure from the practice, we are no longer able to offer this service; you will be referred elsewhere if a minor procedure is required.

NHS health information

There is plenty of information to help you manage your health on the NHS Choices website. These buttons will take you to different sections of NHS Choices and you can ... [continue] NHS health information

Non-NHS Services

The NHS does not pay for some of the services we provide. These include private sick notes, insurance forms, holiday cancellation forms, medical reports, fitness to travel certificates, private prescriptions, ... [continue] Non-NHS Services

Private Blood Tests and Medication

Following new guidance issued to us by the Local Medical Committee, we are no longer allowed to do blood tests or issued medication for conditions that are being investigated or ... [continue] Private Blood Tests and Medication

Repeat prescriptions

There are 4 ways to request your repeat prescriptions, these are: Online or website requests – In order to request your prescription through the website, you will need to register for ... [continue] Repeat prescriptions

Self help

As well as our practice, there are many other local NHS services you can contact for health advice, information or treatment. Before you do, remember that you can treat many ... [continue] Self help

Sick certificates

You only need a doctor’s note if you are unable to work and are ill for longer than seven calendar days. Your employer will provide you with an SC2 self-certificate ... [continue] Sick certificates

Test results

Since our telephones are very busy in the early morning, we ask you to telephone for test results (eg blood, urine, x-ray) after 2.00 p.m. each day. To ensure confidentiality, we ... [continue] Test results