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Headcorn Surgery

Headcorn Surgery

Grigg Lane
Headcorn
Kent
TN27 9AA
Phone: 01622 890294
Fax: 01622 891754
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Our Clinics & Services

 


Chronic Disease Management including:

 

COPD /Asthma

Held by: Practice Nurse

The practice nurse provides this service during her surgery sessions.

 

HYPERTENSION

 For patients who have been diagnosed with hypertension we offer a structured hypertension management service for routine monitoring and this is provided by the nursing team.

 

Annual Review

You will be offered an appointment with one of the nursing team.  They will perform relevant investigations such as blood pressure reading, blood tests, weight and urine testing if required.


Further information about high blood pressure can be found at:

 

The British Heart Foundation https://www.bhf.org.uk

 

NHS Choices - Hypertension

http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/Blood-pressure-(high)/Pages/Introduction.aspx

 

Diabetes 


For information for drivers with diabetes treated by non insulin medication, diet or both, please visit the DVLA website www.gov.uk for a copy of their leaflet or visit Diabetes UK website https://www.diabetes.org.uk/Guide-to-diabetes/Living_with_diabetes/Driving/

 

 

 

NHS Health Check/Cardiovascular Risk assessment

Held by: GPs/ Nurse Practitioner/ Practice Nurse/ HCA

 

 

OTHER SERVICES AVAILABLE:


 

 

Family Planning / Womens Health Clinic


 

Cervical smears are carried out by one of our practice nurses.
 

 

IUD/ Coils/ Implanon etc

Held by: Doctor Sumindra Pun during surgery time.

 

 

Midwife Clinic

Held by: Community Midwife

Time: Wednesday afternoon

Booking clinics only

 

 

HCA Clinic

Held by: Wendy Holcombe & Angie Able

Time: Monday to Friday

 

 

Phlebotomy

Please contact reception for an appointment.


 

Minor Surgery / joint injections

Held by: Doctor Tim Winch &  Doctor Karen Potterton

 

 

INR Clinic

Held by: Practice Nurse

Time: Monday to Friday

 

 

Childhood Immunisations

Held by: Practice Nurse

 

click here for immunisation schedule

 

 

Older Person checks

Held by: GPs with HCA

 

 

How to get a health checkup

Newly registered patients, those aged 75 or over who have not had a consultation in the past year and adult patients under 75 who have not had a consultation in the past three years all have the right to request a health check consultation with the HCA at the practice, patients aged 45 and over who have not had a blood pressure check in the last 5 years are also encouraged to have this checked. Please call reception to arrange an appointment.

 

Health & Social Care Co-ordinator

Do you or a Member of your Family need any Advice or Support in relation to their Care and living an independent life at home?

If so you can make an appointment to speak with our Health & Social Care Co-ordinator Angela Spencer who will be at Headcorn Surgery on Wednesday Morning’s

between 9.30 am and 12.30 pm

 

Some of the Areas covered will be:- aids & adaptations, benefits, befriending, blue badge, care at home, carer support, day care, fire safety checks , gardening, hot meal delivery housing issues, lifeline/keysafe, mobility issues, shopping, telecare  and much more.

 

Please contact the surgery for an appointment with Angela.

 


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