Iwade Health Centre
Where are we?
When should you make an appointment with your GP?
Before you make an appointment to see your GP, consider the alternatives shown below. Your local pharmacist may be able to give you the help you need and if not direct you to the most appropriate healthcare professional.
If you feel that you do need to see the GP, you can make an appointment at Iwade Health Centre by:
- Calling the surgery from 8am on 01795 413100
- Visiting the surgery
If you feel that you need an appointment, call the surgery as above. The receptionist will try to find you an ‘on-the-day’ appointment or ask the duty doctor for advice as most appropriate.
If it is outside of surgery hours, but you need urgent (not life-threatening) advice, you should call NHS 111
For life threatening emergencies, you must call 999
The appointment slots are for 10 minutes – to cover ONE issue. If you have more than one problem, decide which is most important and start from there. If you have several, or a complicated problem ask for a longer appointment when you book and the receptionist will do their best to help.
Accident & Emergency Services
For Choking, Chest Pain, Suspected Stroke and Major Fractures, life threatening emergencies or major accidents call 999 or go to Medway Hospital ME7 5NY A & E
For Hangover, Sore Throat, Cold or Cough, minor ailments, grazes, bruises or similar, use the NHS website
for self-care advice and tips.
Your Local Pharmacy
For Diarrhoea, Headaches, Minor Infections, Bites and Stings, tummy upsets, painful cough, colds and travel advice, visit your pharmacy, Iwade ME9 8SH, Kemsley ME10 2ST or
Asda (late night) ME10 2PD
Minor injury unit
For minor sprains or suspected fractures, minor injuries and ailments, not for babies under 1. See above for Sittingbourne and Sheppey Minor Injuries Units.
Telephone 111 if you need help fast and you are unsure, out of hours
Information courtesy of Iwade Patient Participation Group