Everyone must stay at home to help stop the spread of coronavirus.
You should only leave the house for 1 of 4 reasons:
Important - These 4 reasons are exceptions – even when doing these activities, you should be minimising time spent outside of the home and ensuring you are 2 metres apart from anyone outside of your household.
There is separate advice about:
Do not leave your home if you have either:
To protect others, do not go to places like a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital. Stay at home.
Use the 111 online coronavirus service to find out what to do.
Only call 111 if you cannot get help online.
Read general information such as:
Dartford West Health CentreTower RoadDartfordKent, DA1 2HATel: 01322 223960
Saturday Commuter Clinics - these are for patients who are unable to get to the surgery during the week
Patients will be able to book these appointments with the doctor two weeks in advance of the date, some appointments will be held and opened up the day before. Appointments with the nurse can usually be booked up to a month in advance
If you need a doctor in an emergency when we are closed call NHS 111
Extensive exemption and remission arrangements protect those likely to have difficulty in paying charges (NHS prescription and dental charges, optical and hospital travel costs). The NHS prescription charge is a flat-rate amount which successive Governments have thought it reasonable to charge for those who can afford to pay for their medicines. Prescription prepayment certificates (PPCs) offer real savings for people who need extensive medication.
From 1 April 2019, the charges are:
There is further information about prescription exemptions and fees on the NHS website
Repeat prescriptions will be issued at the doctor's discretion and are normally for patients on long-term treatment.
Requests for prescriptions should be made using the Prescription Ordering Direct service (POD) on 0300 131 1100 or by using the Healthera App, available from the App Store or Google Play.
Patients who currently have gluten free foods on prescription should have by now have received a letter from the practice regarding these. We will only be providing long life bread or bread mixes on prescription. If you have any queries regarding this please contact Customer Services for the NHS in West Kent on 0800 0850 850.
Please allow 72 hours, excluding weekends and Bank Holidays, for your request to be processed. Any problems please telephone the surgery.
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