Warders Medical Centre

47 East St, Tonbridge, Kent TN9 1LA |The Surgery, Village Hall, Penshurst, Kent TN11 8BP
Tel: 01732 770088 | Fax: 01732 770033


Clinics & Services

Antenatal clinic 

If you are pregnant, or are planning a pregnancy, please book an appointment with your Doctor. Therafter most antenatal checks are done by the midwives, but occasional antenatal checks and all post natal checks will be carried out by appointment with your doctor during normal surgery sessions. Our team of Midwives are attached to the Practice from the Tunbridge Wells Hospital at  Pembury.

Antenatal clinics run on Tues, Wed, Thurs and Friday afternoons at Tonbridge. 

Asthma Clinic

This nurse-led clinic run by Alison, Julie  and Suzanne provides monitoring and treatment of asthma and other respiratory diseases.

Childhood vaccinations & immunisations 

Our Nurses provide immunisations in line with the recommended UK Schedule. 

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Clinic.

This nurse-led clinic run by Alison, Julie and Suzanne provides monitoring and treatment of COPD.

Coronary Heart Disease Clinic 

This nurse-led clinic run by Julie, Suzanne and Alison provides monitoring and treatment in order to keep you healthy and prevent further events.  

Counselling  

Dr Lucy Poxon –  a private Counsellor visits Warders to provide counselling in Tonbridge.

NHS Counselling is also available at a variety of venues locally. See your Doctor if you would like to be referred.

Diabetic Clinics 

These clinics are run by Debbie and Suzanne and provide monitoring to optimise your  treatment and to prevent longterm problems.

Emergency Contraception  

We can also help if you need urgent contraceptive advice after unprotected intercourse. Please ask to see or speak to a Doctor or one of our family planning nurses as soon as possible.

Extended Hours Clinics

On three evenings a week (Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays) we run evening surgeries in Little Warders at our Tonbridge site. They run from 6.30pm-7.30pm. These appointments are pre-bookable only, and are provided to allow better accessibility for those patients who struggle to get to see a Doctor during normal “in-hours” clinics.

Family Planning  

We offer a full range of contraceptive options, including the ‘pill’,  injections,  the mirena ius (intrauterine system), or other intrauterine devices (coils), the cap, depot injections  and implants (nexplanon).

Book an appointment with your Doctor or one of our practice nurses and we will be happy to see you to discuss contraception and advise on the best method for you and your partner.

Health Checks

Our Health Care Assistants conduct NHS Health Checks on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons. Appointments are 30 minutes long.  If eligible you will receive a letter inviting you to attend for a Health Check, in which case please call reception to book an appointment and say you would like a PMHC Health Check.

INR/Warfarin Clinic  

For Patients taking Warfarin we offer one stop INR Monitoring clinics (test, result, dosing and next appointment) held on Monday and Tuesday mornings and Thursday afternoons.

Physiotherapy 

We offer NHS and private appointments on-site through the Wells Physio Group in Tunbridge Wells.  There are also other providers locally – talk to your Doctor if you feel you need to be referred.

 

Smoking Cessation

If you would like help in stopping smoking – please ask for an appointment in thie Nurse-led clinic. We can prescribe medication to help you as well as support you and monitor your progress after your quit-date.

Travel Clinic 

We offer regular comprehensive and up to date travel advice to our NHS patients and also have the facility of the Masta travel clinic and so are able to offer those vaccinations not available on the NHS to our own and patients and to those who are not registered with us on a private basis.

Well Woman Clinic

If you would like to book a Well Woman Check please do so with one of our Practice Nurses.  

Women between the ages of 25 and 65 years will be regularly invited to attend for a smear test. The test is normally carried out by one of our specialist trained nurses.  The best time to book a smear is midway between periods.  Please inform the receptionist at the time of booking that a smear test is required.  Your result will be sent to you by the Kent Primary Agency.

 

Times for the above services vary.  Unfortunately it is not possible to book nurse appointments online due to the different lengths of time needed for various procedures. Please ring the surgery to make your appointments with a nurse.