Bearsted Medical Practice

01622 737326

Patient Information

Here you can find out how to register at our practice and read other important information for patients.

You can find out more by clicking on the links.

A&E Attendances

A&E Attendances Did you know that a lot of problems that patients regularly attend A&E with can be dealt with by General Practitioners?  At Bearsted, we have a number of ... [continue] A&E Attendances

Access to medical records

The practice is registered and complies with the Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA 2018). Any request for access to notes by a patient, patient’s representative or outside body will be ... [continue] Access to medical records

Carer support

Are you a carer? Do you provide care, unpaid, for a friend or family member who due to illness, disability, a mental health problem or an addiction cannot cope without ... [continue] Carer support


If you would like a chaperone to be present during your consultation please ask at reception

Complaints policy

Talk to us Every patient has the right to make a complaint about the treatment or care they have received at Bearsted Medical Practice. We understand that we may not ... [continue] Complaints policy

Covid-19 Information

Covid-19 vaccines will be offered to around one million adults in Kent and Medway. Nationally set prioritisation is being used to co-ordinate who is offered the vaccines and when. Patients ... [continue] Covid-19 Information

Health promotion

The doctor may advise you regarding smoking, alcohol consumption and lifestyle. these questions will also be raised by practice nurses and the health care assistants. The clinicians will carry out ... [continue] Health promotion

Hi-Kent Clinic

Hi Kent uses one of our consulting rooms to run a hearing aid clinic, normally every 4th Monday afternoon of the month.  They start at 2.15pm and finish at 3.45pm ... [continue] Hi-Kent Clinic

How to register

We have an open list and welcome requests for registration from patients living in or moving to the practice area. You can register by completing a form available from reception.  ... [continue] How to register

Named GP

All our patients have their own named doctor.  This is the doctor that you are registered with and the reception staff are able to confirm who this is if you ... [continue] Named GP

New patient registration

You will be asked to complete a health questionnaire when you first register with us. This questionnaire is important as it provides us with background information about you.

Online access for detailed coded records

From 31st March 2016, patients will be able to apply to view their medical records and see test results on line.  This will help the management of medical conditions and ... [continue] Online access for detailed coded records

Patient confidentiality

Confidentiality is a top priority if you wish to speak to a receptionist or any member of the practice team in private, please ask.

Patient On-line Access

All patients are eligible to register for on-line access. Every applicant will need to complete one of our on-line access forms which are available from reception or from the page ... [continue] Patient On-line Access

Patient rights and responsibilities

We endeavour to offer high standards of medical care as part of family medicine Patients should expect courteous and prompt response to urgent problems and offered a contact with a ... [continue] Patient rights and responsibilities

Prescribing Policy For Patients Travelling Abroad

Prescribing Policy For Patients Travelling Abroad This policy outlines the procedure for patients travelling abroad for short and long periods of time. NHS Policy By law, the NHS ceases to ... [continue] Prescribing Policy For Patients Travelling Abroad

Privacy policy (GDPR)

Privacy Please click the link below to see our full Privacy Notice: General Privacy Notice – Bearsted Medical Practice   This website uses cookies A cookie is a small file, ... [continue] Privacy policy (GDPR)


If you are concerned that an adult or child may be a risk of abuse please contact the Kent County Council Safeguarding team immediately. During the day and in office ... [continue] Safeguarding

Updating your details

If you change name, address or telephone number, please let our receptionists know by calling or writing to us, it could be that you are moving outside of the practice ... [continue] Updating your details

Useful health information

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Useful telephone numbers

Volunteer Transport Scheme Transport scheme available for people who cannot manage on public transport due to age, frailty, illness, disability or injury.  Only patients who live in the Maidstone Borough ... [continue] Useful telephone numbers

Using this website

The medical information on this website, and on any sites linked to from this website, gives general advice only and SHOULD NOT be used as a substitute for the personal ... [continue] Using this website

Violent or abusive behaviour

We take seriously any threatening, abusive or violent behaviour against any of our staff or patients. If a patient is violent or abusive, they will be warned to stop their ... [continue] Violent or abusive behaviour