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Welcome To Kingsfold Medical Centre

Please note the surgery will be closed today 20th October 12.30pm onwards for staff training and we will re-open as usual on Wednesday 21st October from 8am. In cases of emergency please ring 111.


Please follow the link to find the advice for the clinical extremely vulnerable, which will be in addition to the basic restrictions set out in the Local Covid Alert Levels framework everyone must follow


Due to the coronavirus outbreak, how you contact us will be different at the moment.

This is to limit face-to-face contact whenever possible and help stop the spread of coronavirus.  

Your GP practice is open and if you need to see your GP, please ring us on 01772529177

You can also call NHS 111.

Please do not come to the surgery unless you have an appointment.  

If you are waiting for a check-up, please be assured we will be in touch  

Appointments are being delivered face-to-face, online and over the telephone. If you are asked to come into the surgery for a face-to-face appointment, please remember to wear a face covering. Measures are in place to keep you safe from infection during your visit to the surgery. 

IMPORTANT : If a medical appointment is arranged for you here at Kingsfold Medical Centre then please come prepared with your OWN face covering.

We only have a very limited supply of face masks which we need to try and preserve for our Healthcare team so that we can carry on protecting each other during this time.

Reminder: All appointments are currently telephone triaged. For urgent on the day appointments please call at 8am for morning slot and 12 noon for an afternoon slot. There are also a limited number of non-urgent pre bookable telephone appointments available, Please speak to reception.

Thank you for your support.

Key messages relating to COVID-19 Pandemic

  • If you need medical help, the NHS is still here for you.
  • If you need medical help from your GP practice, contact them either online, by an app or by phone to be assessed.
  • If you need urgent medical help, use the NHS 111 online service. If you cannot get help online, call 111.
  • If it’s a serious or life-threatening emergency, call 999
  • If you are told to go to hospital it is important that you go to hospital.
  • You should continue to attend your appointments, unless you have been told not to attend.

Pregnant Women

  • If you are pregnant it is important that you still attend your antenatal appointments and continue to seek advice from your midwife or maternity team.
  • If you are worried about your health or the health of your unborn baby, please contact your midwife or maternity team.

Routine vaccinations

  • It is important that you or your baby or child still have routine vaccinations. They protect against serious and potentially deadly illnesses and stop outbreaks in the community.
  • If the person needing vaccination has coronavirus symptoms or is self-isolating because someone in the household is displaying symptoms, please contact your GP practice for advice.

Domestic Abuse

Click here for "Guidance for Staying Safe when Self Isolating with your Abuser during Coronavirus Pandemic" (.pdf, 299KB)

Cervical Screening

If you are due for your cervical screening test please ring the surgery on 01772 529177 and speak to one of our Care Navigator’s to arrange your appointment.

We would ask that you attend surgery wearing your own face covering.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: to direct people in need during COVID-19 Pandemic

1. All patients at highest clinical risk who are shielding are asked to register to the Government Support website.
This service provides access to food and medications whilst at home if needed

2. Health at home – https://www.nhs.uk/health-at-home/
is a webpage that gives you an overview of NHS services that are available, such as how to order repeat prescriptions online and get them delivered (https://www.goodsamapp.org/NHSreferral).

3. Public Health England have provided some guidance on looking after mental health and wellbeing during the COVID-19 pandemic

4. The government has provided advice on employment and financial support on their website: https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus

5. Local councils are working with voluntary sector organisations and local communities to support residents in the response to COVID-19. You can go to https://www.gov.uk/find-local-council, where you have to locate your local council and associated website to find all this information


From Friday 13th March we will not book any
GP/Nurse/ ANP appointments in advance.

We will book appointments on the day and will be
triaged over the telephone by our clinician.

All pre-booked appointments will be honoured.


To reduce the risk of spreading Coronavirus for patients and staff we will no longer accept paper requests, or produce paper prescriptions

We do not want patients entering the practice exposing themselves or our staff to risk of infection

You should request your prescription in one of the following ways

  •  Via patient access or MyGP app
      (or other NHS approved apps )
  • As a temporary measure, for patients without online access, we will be accepting telephone requests between 2pm and 4pm each day

Please let us know your Chemist preference, and we will send your prescription to them electronically

You will not be able to order or collect your prescription from the reception desk

Thank you for your co-operation ​


This service from AGE CONCERN is aimed at people aged 70 years and over and who need help during periods of self-isolation.

It is aimed at helping those within self-isolation and their carers to access.

Please follow the link to access:

Download the myGP app  www.mygp.io/app.Getting started is easy.  All you need is your mobile number, date of birth.  Enjoy these great features: Book and cancel appointments for you and your family.  Set up reminders to take your medication on time,  Track your weight and blood pressure.

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Kingsfold Medical Centre is situated in Penwortham, Preston, Lancashire which forms part of the Chorley & South Ribble Clinical Commissioning Group.

The Practice is currently run by Dr Gokul. Our practice manager is Sangeeta Chikhalikar. We have two Advanced Nurse Practitioners, one Practice Nurse, one Health Care Assistant and eight reception/administrative staff in addition to access to a full primary health care team.

The premises were purpose-built in 1985, and since then have benefited from a further two extensions to the property. The additional facilities provide excellent amenities for our Physiotherapy, Counselling, Antenatal and Diabetic clinics, as well as a theatre for a variety of surgical procedures. The building is well appointed, with adequate parking facilities for both patients and staff, and provides easy access for disabled patients. The practice is fully computerised and has Internet and NHS Net facilities.

Practice Survey Results

Click here to view the latest results of our recent practice survey.

Your Data - Your Choice

Confidential information from your medical records can be used by the NHS to improve the services offered so we can provide the best possible care for everyone.
Please read the Patient Information Leaflet and visit http://www.nhs.uk/your-nhs-data-matters.

Accident & Emergency or 999

As the name suggests, you should only go to Accident & emergency or call 999 if emergency care is needed.

An emergency includes:

Losing a lot of blood
Difficulty in breathing
Severe chest pains
Suspected broken bones
Suspected stroke


If you need a DOCTOR URGENTLY During DAY TIME Monday til Friday, please ring: 01772 529 177

If you need a Doctor URGENTLY When Surgery is CLOSED, please ring: 111

From 20th October access to the out of hours service will only be available by calling 111.

Calls to NHS 111 are free from landlines and mobiles

Emis Access

Book or cancel your appointments online Order repeat prescriptions online

View your medical record online

Click here to download an information leaflet about online services

Click here to download this application form and take it in to surgery with an ID Proof (.docx, 49KB)

Opening Times

  Opening: Closing:  
MONDAY 8.00AM 6.30PM Extended Hours
6.30 - 7.30PM
TUESDAY 8.00AM 6.30PM Extended Hours
6.30 - 7.30PM
(door locked at 6.00pm)
(door locked at 6.00pm)
FRIDAY 8.00AM 6.30PM
(door locked at 6.00pm)


We are working with ISSA Medical Centre in Preston to provide

7 day access to Primary Care

If you need a GP appointment outside of normal surgery opening times please ring NHS 111.

NHS 111 will triage your call and may signpost you to an available GP appointment at ISSA Medical Centre in Preston.

If no appointments are available NHS 111 will direct you to an alternative service.

Please Note: Kingsfold Medical Centre run Saturday Morning GP Clinics approximately twice a month. We also run late night GP clinics on a Monday and Tuesday.

Appointments for these sessions can be pre-booked.

Saturday dates for January 2020 - 11th & 25th

Saturday dates for February 2020 - 8th & 29th

From 9am to 12:30pm

Extended Hours Clinics

Extended hours clinics usually take place on Mondays and Tuesdays

Out of hours ring NHS 111 (free call from landlines and mobiles)

NHS choices.  Your health, your choices

Information from the Care Quality Commission

Our practice is inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to ensure we are meeting essential standards of quality and safety.

This widget provides a summary of the results of the latest checks carried out by the CQC.

Contact Details

Kingsfold Medical Centre

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Reminder: All appointments are currently telephone triaged. For urgent on the day appointments please call at 8am for morning slot and 12 noon for an afternoon slot. There are also a limited number of non-urgent pre bookable telephone appointments available, Please speak to reception.

Online booking of appointments has been suspended on advice from NHS England. This is because we need to triage all appointments to mitigate the risks associated with potentially infected patients attending the Practice.
To book an appointment please telephone the surgery.


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