Please read the following information carefully before proceeding to book your appointment
There are specific clinical staff that are able to complete specific procedures and offer specific services for patients, with the increase of appointments recently allocated to on line services, Kings medical centre need to ensure appointments are booked appropriately, if not booked correctly your appointment may have to be cancelled and you may need to re-book, so the below information is intended to help you Book the appropriate clinician, it is helpful to also put a short note into your appointment booking to advise the clinician of the brief reason for your booking, this is very helpful to them and may also ensure your appointment isn’t cancelled and re booked.
GP’s and Nurse Practitioner outlined below:
Dr Shah (F)
Dr Shenoy (M)
Mrs Claire Cannon (F)
These Members of clinical staff can deal with acute and urgent problems within the surgery, as well as follow ups requested by them – it is required you see the clinician for a follow up that has requested any results or asked for your review, the GP’s will also complete medication reviews if they have requested them.
The Nursing Team
Paula Cooksey – Practice Nurse (F)
Paula deals with cervical screening, Diabetes Management, COPD and Asthma, Swabs, Immunisations (first immunisations will be a booked appointment with a following GP appointment by the practice) and Travel vaccinations (Please follow surgery procedure for these).
Denise Pallister: (F)
Phlebotomy appointments, dressings, annual reviews such as COPD and Asthma, Doppler assessments,
Sali Scanlon: (F)
Healthy Heart appointments, Doppler assessment’s and Hypertension reviews, ECG’s, Phlebotomy appointments, 24Hour BP Monitoring.
If you are unsure who your appointment should be with, PLEASE DO NOT book any appointment, please contact the surgery via our reception team for appropriate guidance,
Many thanks in advance, the Kings Medical Team.
We offer pre-bookable appointments with all of our GP’s up to four weeks in advance. We also have a Nurse Practitioner that can treat and prescribe for minor ailments available monday to friday.
If you wish to make a same day appointment with a GP then our telephone line opens at 08:00. However, if there are no appointments available you can request that you have a telephone consultation with the doctor.
Emergency appointments are available, however if you state that it is an emergency and the doctor feels otherwise then he/she will tell you during your consultation.
We always endeavour to see all sick children as soon as possible, preferably the same day.
It is important that you arrive on time for your appointment and inform staff at reception that you are here. If you are 10 or more minutes late for your doctor’s appointment then you will be asked to make another appointment.
Appointments with the nurses can also be made up to four weeks in advance. They are available Monday to Friday and can treat a number of conditions. Please also ensure that you arrive on time for your appointment with the nurse. If you are 8 or more minutes late you will not be seen and asked to make another appointment.
If you cannot attend an appointment for any reason please inform us as soon as possible in order for us to give the slot to someone else.