William Street Surgery, Herne Bay
Access to the surgery is between 8:30am to 12:30pm and 1:30pm and 6:30pm.
Telephone 8:00am to 6:30pm Monday to Friday.
We also offer late appointments between 6:30pm and 8:00pm on Tuesday and Thursday.
Branch Surgery, Hersden
Access to the surgery and main telephone line is between 9:00am and 1:00pm Monday to Friday and 2:00pm to 6:00pm Wednesday.
For medical care when Hersden Surgery is closed please telephone the surgery in Herne Bay (01227 740000).
Out of hours
When the surgeries are closed there is an emergency doctor service available called South East Health Limited.
NHS Eastern and Coastal Kent is responsible for commissioning this service and patients could be seen by any GP in Kent.
To access the service please telephone William Street Surgery (01227 740000) and your call will be re-directed as appropriate. At the Hersden surgery an answer phone will greet your call giving the number of South East Health Limited.
South East Health Limited can also be contacted directly. Telephone: 0844 800 1234.
Patients should only ring this number for urgent medical problems that cannot wait until the next day to be treated.
When you contact the service you will speak to a receptionist. They will pass your details to a doctor or nurse who may:
give advice over the telephone
ask you to attend a centre
arrange for a doctor to visit you at home.
Patients can also call NHS Direct on 0845 4647 at a local rate charge 24 hours a day for confidential healthcare advice and information.