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Our Urgent Care Clinic ( formerly known as the "Drop In Clinic" ) is changing. 

Please click on the link below for further details of the changes and how these will affect you

Patient Information Leaflet - Urgent Care Clinic



Are you regularly taking Gabapentin or Pregabalin   (brand names include Lyrica, Alzain, Neurontin)?

The regulations for prescribing this medication is changing from April 1st 2019. To understand how this may affect you, please see the Patient information Leaflet below.

PATIENT INFORMATION LEAFLET Changes to regulations for prescribing Gabapentin and Pregabalin

**Please note that all our telephone calls are recorded for patient safety

and educational training needs.**

Welcome to

Northgate Medical Practice

We are the largest medical practice in the city, with parking facilities, good disabled access and convenient local pharmacy on site. We provide a full range of medical services and specialist clinics with advance booking of appointments, urgent care clinics and late evening surgeries.

We can now offer the full range of patient online services, for further information and details of how to register for online services click here

We currently serve over 20,000 patients in the Canterbury locality. We have eight Partners, four salaried GP's, Dr Debbie Hancock, Dr. Le May, Dr. Peters and Dr Sean Hughes. We also have an Advanced Nurse Practitioner, Mr Phil Shaba, a Clinical Pharmacist, Mr Keith Howell and a Paramedic Practitioner, Mike Earl.  To support these clinicians, we have a team of expert Primary Care Nurses, Healthcare Assistants, and a phlebotomist.

We provide all of the normal health care services that you would expect from a GP practice with the addition to many Enhanced Services such as 24 hour BPs, 24 hour ECGs and Anticoagulation Clinics (Warfarin).   

We are also providers of Primary Care Clinics for Ear Nose and Throat, Ophthalmology, Dermatology and Minor surgery services and providers of local Physiotherapy and Audiology Services.


In a bid to improve access to primary care services to patients, the Government have released funds to assist us to provide Improved Access to these services from 8 am to 8 pm during the week and extra cover over the weekend and on bank holidays. 

For you,  our registered patients,  many of these services are available at the Northgate Medical Practice site,  however some services may be provided at other local GP practices in the city. 

Primary Care services may include, Practice Nurses, Physiotherapists, OneYou Advisers and GPs.  Please ask at Reception for further details and availability of these appointments.

The Bank holiday primary care provision and that on a Sunday, may be provided out of the Canterbury locality area, for example, in Whitstable or Faversham. 

Please ask us for further details. 


The Practice is a committed training practice and as such, also has Specialist Trainee Doctors working at the practice at various stages in their post graduate training schedule. Some are with us for a year, some on a four month rotation. You may be offered an appointment with one of these Specialist Trainee GPs, they are qualified doctors, with full UK General Medical Council registration, and work under the direct supervision of the Practice Trainers, Dr Walkington and Dr Charley.


Call free  NHS 111   

for further information on NHS 111  CLICK HERE

for further information on healthcare services in our area

Health Help Now Kent & Medway


Online resources for students and parents  -    EXAM STRESS




See the latest Patient Participation Group newsletter by simply Clicking here 
If you would like to join our group please pop into reception and enquire.   


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