We all provide maternity care, sharing your care with your midwife and the local hospitals. If you are pregnant, please book in to see the midwife here.
The NHS Breast Screening Programme offers a free breast screening service every three years to women aged 50-70 who are registered with a GP.
Every woman will receive her first screening invitation by her 53rd birthday.
Women over the age of 70 can self-refer for a screening mammogram every three years by contacting their local screening office (01227 783000) to make an appointment. More information about Breast Screening here.
The practice nurses and the doctors take cervical smears in-line with NHS guidelines.
- aged 25 to 49 – every three years
- aged 50 to 64 – every five years
- over 65 – only women who haven't been screened since age 50 or those who have recently had abnormal tests
If you have not had your regular smear and have had a letter from the local health authority inviting you for one, please make an appointment to see the nurse. You will receive a letter advising you of the result from the health authority.
All vaccinations are done by our Practice Nurses. Please make an appointment at the appropriate time for these to be done. Please check your "Red Book" for appropriate times.
The practice provides a full range of family planning services, including the contraception pill, depo injection, implant and coils. If you are interested in the implant or coil, please book to see Dr Sawitzky or Dr George.
Appointments for pre-employment, life assurance, HGV medicals and other organizations are available on request. Please ring your recepetion who will arrange this for you. Charges are made for all medical examinations as well as reports, certificates and letters prepared for you. List of our charges are here.
Minor Operations and Joint Injections
Most minor operations and joint injections can be done in our treatment room. You would need to see a GP first before you can booked in. Only certain GPs are able to do these procedures, so please check at reception for this.
Postnatal and New baby checks
You will be contacted for an appointment with your registered GP 8 weeks following the birth of your baby. During this appointment the doctor will examine both you and your baby and the nurse will give your baby their first set of immunisations.
Currently in Kent and Medway, less than half of our eligible population have attended for their shingles vaccine. Vaccination can help patients avoid the pain and complications caused by shingles.
Eligible patients aged 70-79 can have the vaccine. We will contact patients directly to book in for this, but you can also contact reception to book in if your are eligible.
Patient can get their X-ray done at Faversham Health Centre
- Open 10am-4pm Monday to Friday.
- Patients needing a Chest X-ray can either walk in and wait, or can book an appointment via link below.
- Patients needing any other form of X-ray (such as hip/knee/back/hand etc) will need to book their appointment in advance or else phone 01227 864249.
- All X-rays are linked to the local hospital trust for viewing.