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.
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We currently serve over 20,000 patients in the Canterbury locality. We have eight Partners, three salaried GP's, Dr Debbie Hancock, Dr. Le May and Dr Sean Hughes. We also have an Advanced Nurse Practitioner, Mr Phil Shaba, a Clinical Pharmacist, Mr Keith Howell and an Advanced 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.
LATEST PRACTICE NEWS
Please do not book a GP appointment or attend your GP practice if you have visited or travelled through mainland China, Hong Kong, Japan, Macau, Malaysia, Republic of Korea, Singapore, Taiwan or Thailand and have symptoms of COUGH, FEVER OR SHORTNESS OF BREATH within two weeks of returning, or if you are suffering from any of the above symptoms after being in contact with someone who has a confirmed case of coronavirus.
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Improved Access to Primary Care 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.
TRAINING THE NEXT GENERATION OF GPS
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.
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(Site updated 17/02/2020)