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Doctors

Dr Simon P Aburn

Job Title
General Practitioner
Qualifications
MBBS
GMC Number
3121197
Additional Notes
MB BS
First registered London 1986

Surgery Hours

Monday
08:40 - 13:00, 15:40 - 18:00, 18:30 - 19:30
Tuesday
08:40 - 13:00, 15:40 - 18:00
Wednesday
08:40 - 13:00
Thursday
-
Friday
-
Saturday
-
Sunday
-

Dr Shashi Auckloo

Job Title
General Practitioner
Qualifications
MBBS BSc DRCOG
GMC Number
6104718
Additional Notes
MBBS, BSc, DFFP, DRCOG, MRCGP
First registered London 2004

Surgery Hours

Monday
08:40 - 13:00, 15:40 - 18:00, 18:30 - 19:30
Tuesday
-
Wednesday
08:40 - 13:00, 15:40 - 18:00
Thursday
08:40 - 13:00, 15:40 - 18:00
Friday
08:40 - 13:00, 15:40 - 18:00
Saturday
-
Sunday
-

Dr Mike von Fraunhofer

Job Title
General Practitioner
Qualifications
MBChB
GMC Number
3454066
Special Interests
CCG Board Member, Appraiser
Additional Notes
MB ChB MRCGP DipOccMed DipPAMed FRCGP
First registered Manchester 1990

Surgery Hours

Monday
08:40 - 13:00, 15:40 - 18:00, 18:30 - 19:30
Tuesday
08:40 - 13:00
Wednesday
08:40 - 13:00
Thursday
08:40 - 13:00, 15:40 - 18:00
Friday
-
Saturday
-
Sunday
-

Nursing Team

Ms Naomi Woodhams

Job Title
Specialist Nurse Practitioner
Special Interests
Nurse Prescriber

Surgery Hours

Monday
09:30 - 13:00
Tuesday
09:30 - 13:00, 13:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
09:30 - 13:00
Thursday
09:30 - 13:00
Friday
-
Saturday
-
Sunday
-

Ms Kate Manning

Job Title
Nurse Practitioner
Special Interests
Diabetes

Surgery Hours

Monday
08:40 - 13:00, 13:30 - 18:30
Tuesday
08:40 - 13:00, 15:40 - 18:30
Wednesday
-
Thursday
08:40 - 13:00, 14:00 - 16:00
Friday
08:40 - 13:00, 15:40 - 18:30
Saturday
-
Sunday
-
 

Mrs Kathy Lambert

Job Title
Practice Nurse
Special Interests
Diabetes

Surgery Hours

Monday
-
Tuesday
-
Wednesday
08:40 - 13:00, 13:40 - 18:00
Thursday
-
Friday
-
Saturday
-
Sunday
-

Mrs Claire Roberts

Job Title
Practice Nurse

Surgery Hours

Monday
-
Tuesday
09:00 - 13:00
Wednesday
-
Thursday
-
Friday
08:40 - 13:00
Saturday
-
Sunday
-

Ms Elizabeth Gunstone

Job Title
Healthcare Assistant

Surgery Hours

Monday
08:40 - 13:00
Tuesday
-
Wednesday
14:00 - 18:30
Thursday
-
Friday
15:40 - 18:10
Saturday
-
Sunday
-
 

Mrs Michelle Watson

Job Title
Healthcare Assistant
Special Interests
Stop Smoking Advisor

Surgery Hours

Monday
15:40 - 18:30
Tuesday
14:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
-
Thursday
-
Friday
-
Saturday
-
Sunday
-

Administrative

Mrs Julie Robbins

Job Title
Practice Manager
Qualifications
AMSPAR MInst LM

Surgery Hours

Monday
08:30 - 13:00, 13:30 - 15:30
Tuesday
08:30 - 13:00, 13:30 - 15:30
Wednesday
08:30 - 13:00, 13:30 - 15:30
Thursday
08:30 - 13:00, 13:30 - 15:30
Friday
08:30 - 13:00, 13:30 - 15:00
Saturday
-
Sunday
-
 

Mrs Jacqueline Bowles

Job Title
PA to Practice Manager

Surgery Hours

Monday
10:00 - 13:00, 13:30 - 16:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 13:00, 13:30 - 16:00
Wednesday
-
Thursday
10:00 - 13:00, 13:30 - 16:00
Friday
-
Saturday
-
Sunday
-
 

Sue J

Job Title
Reception Staff
Special Interests
Carer's Lead
 

Lisa

Job Title
Reception Staff
 

Claire

Job Title
Reception Staff
 

Ms Jo Lock

Job Title
Reception Staff
 

Sue W

Job Title
Reception Staff
 

Trudy

Job Title
Reception Staff
 

Janet

Job Title
Reception Staff
 

Dawn

Job Title
Secretary

Staff

 

Mrs Annette Rodgers

Job Title
Dispenser
 

Mrs Karen Gearing

Job Title
Dispenser
 

Mrs Michelle Watson

Job Title
Dispenser
 

Ms Jo Lock

Job Title
Dispenser
 

Mrs Michelle Watson

Job Title
Health Coach

PRACTICE STAFF

Practice Manager

Julie Robbins has worked in the NHS for the past 30 years, in general practice for the last 17.  She is responsible for the management, administration and smooth running of the Practice.  Julie welcomes your views and suggestions about the services offered by the Practice.  She would also be happy to discuss any difficulties you may have with these services.

PA to Practice Manager

Jacqueline Bowles

Jacky is PA to the Practice Manager and oversees the day-to-day admin in reception as well as assisting with secretarial duties.

Practice Secretary

Dawn Sevante deals with the doctor's correspondence and hospital referrals.

Stop Smoking Advisor/Health Coach

Michelle Watson is our stop smoking advisor/health coach.  She carries out stop smoking support sessions and NHS Health Checks.

Practice Nurses

Naomi Lawrence and Kate Manning are specialist nurses qualified to diagnose and treat minor ailments. Naomi can also prescribe. Liz Gunstone and Michelle Watson are our Health Care Assistants - Liz is trained to carry out wound dressings, ECGs, NHS Health Checks, blood pressures, ear syringing and some injections. Michelle is our stop smoking advisor and also is trained to carry out NHS Health Checks, blood pressures, ear syringing and some injections.

Phlebotomist

Michelle Watson is our experienced phlebotomist.

Nurse, Phlebotomy & Stop Smoking/Health Coach Appointments

Monday 8.30am - 12.30pm

3.30 - 6.30pm
(Stop Smoking Clinic runs 3.30 - 6.30pm)

Tuesday 8.30am - 12.30pm 2.00 - 6.30pm 
Wednesday 8.30am - 12.30pm 1.30 - 6.00pm
Thursday 8.30am - 12.30pm  1.30 - 4.00pm
Friday 8.30am - 12.30pm 3.30 - 6.00pm
8.30 - 11.30am (phlebotomy clinic)  

The services they provide include:

  • Infant and adult immunisations/holiday advice
  • Cervical smears
  • Dressings and removal of stitches
  • Ear syringing
  • Clinics to monitor blood pressure, warfarin and diabetes
  • Well person screening
  • Flu vaccines for patients with heart, lung or kidney disease, severe asthma, diabetes, the immuno-suppressed, residents of nursing homes, carers, pregnant patients, patients with learning disabilities and their carers and all patients over 65. (If eligible, please contact reception during the first week of September for details.)

Our nurses also assist the doctors in minor surgery and are always available to offer professional advice. 

Reception Staff

The staff at the reception desk will assist you in making emergency and routine appointments to see your doctor, and offer help and assistance at all times. The team is made up of Sue J, Sue W, Trudy, Janet, Lisa and Claire.

Dispensary Staff

Our dispensary staff manage the repeat prescriptions and dispense to those patients on the dispensing register.  Not all of our patients are eligible to be on the dispensing register but you will be asked when you register if you wish to be on the register if you are eligible, i.e. live greater than 1 mile from a chemist. The team is led by Annette who works alongside Jo, Karen and Michelle.

Community Nurses

The community nurses are employed by VirginCare and commissioned by Dartford, Gravesham, Swanley Clinical Commissioning Group. Their duties include visiting housebound patients; referrals to this service are made via your doctor.

Health Visitors

The health visitors are employed by Kent Community Health NHS Trust.

For details of local baby clinics please contact the health visitors on 01474 872577 or 01322 622594 or see here for details.

Community Midwives

The community midwives are employed by Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust.

They provide antenatal clinics, antenatal relaxation and visit patients in their homes both before and after the delivery of babies. The Practice midwife is based at the Children's Centre in West Kingsdown. Clinics are held there on Wednesday and Thursday mornings. The midwife can be contacted there on these mornings by telephoning 01474 854624. Monday to Friday 9am to 3.30pm, contact the Community Midwives office at Darent Valley Hospital on 01322 428753. For urgent matters outside of these times call Darent Valley Hospital Triage 01322 428280.

Counsellors

Counsellors are commissioned by Dartford Gravesend and Swanley Clinical Commissioning Group and your doctor can refer you.

Patients can also self-refer to Talking Therapies, call 0800 279 9500. Private Counsellors - recommendations on request from your doctor.

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32 Devon Road, South Darenth, Kent, DA4 9AB
  • Telephone 01322 862121
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