Our Mission Statement
“Kingswood Health Centre strives to be a quality primary care provider that puts patient care at the heart of its activity, treating patients with dignity and respect at all times.”
Our Extended Hours/Saturday Clinics
From 1st July 2016, Kingswood Health Centre will be changing how it delivers extended hours to patients.
We will now be opening 2 Saturday’s each month, instead of every Saturday. Dates of the Saturday clinics we will be open will shortly be available on the website.
Each Saturday we open we will be providing a greater number of routine appointments to our patients, with a wider clinical team on site. Our Saturday clinics will remain pre-booked appointments ONLY and we will continue not to operate a telephone service, or walk-in facility on Saturdays.
Bank Holiday Closure
Please note that the surgery will be closed from Friday 27th May at 6:30pm, re-opening on Tuesday 31st May at 8am.
If you require medical attention during this time, please ring 111 for general problems, or 999 if a life threatening emergency.
The surgery will be open for Extended Hours, pre-booked appointments only on Saturday 28th May.
Minor Injury Service - April 2016
Kingswood Health Centre are pleased to announce that from 01/04/2016 we will be hosting a Minor Injury Service for our patients. The new service will be available during normal GP surgery opening times on weekdays. At your appointment you will be seen by a Nurse trained in treating Minor Injuries. You may be referred to a GP, another care centre or given advice about self-care if required.
Patient Access Online Services - April 2016
Kingswood Health Centre now offers the facility for patients to view online, export or print detailed coded information held in their own records from April 2016.
To request this access, please enquire at Reception. You will need to provide two forms of identity in order to get this access. If you already have a 'Patient Access' account this functionality can be added to it.
Kingswood Health centre currently offer the facility for patients:-
- to book, view, amend, cancel and print appointments online;
- to order online, view and print a list of their repeat prescriptions for drugs, medicines or appliances;
- to view online, export or print summary information from their record, relating to medications, allergies, adverse reactions and any other items agreed between the practice and individual patient.
Same Day Telephone assessments for muscle, joint or spinal problems
Kingswood Health Centre is taking part in a pilot service which offers the opportunity to receive specialist advice from a physiotherapist about your sore muscles, joints or spine (MSK problems) rather than a GP first from early November 2015.
You are eligible for this service if you have developed a problem with your muscles, joints or spine in the last six weeks (either flare up of a pre-existing condition, or a completely new problem), have not already seen anyone about this episode, are aged over 18 and are able to travel to an appointment.
If you contact the practice asking for an appointment with your GP, you may instead be offered a telephone call with a physiotherapist. The physiotherapist will be specialised in dealing with these kind of problems. They will assess what is wrong and give you specialist advice and exercises to help. The physiotherapist may then ask you to have a follow up face to face appointment to offer you further assessment. It will usually be arranged within five days of having the initial telephone call. You may need to travel to another GP practice for this appointment.
Mike Cees Opticians
Optical services available within Kingswood Health Centre.
For further details tel: 0117 3012091 or click on the above link
Supportive, Professional & confidential counselling to help you deal with difficulties and live a more fulfilling life.
For further details tel: 0117 9709423 or click on the above link
Opening Hours (from July 2016)
Monday - Friday 8.00am - 6.30pm (6:30pm - 7pm - provided as Extended Hours)
Saturday - 8.30am -11am (provided as Extended Hours only for pre-booked appointments - open two Saturdays in every month)
Sunday - closed
Please note our Telephones are diverted to NHS111 Out of Hours service during our pre-booked Saturday surgery
For District nurses call - 0117 330 2506
(Site updated 27/05/2016)