Welcome to Kingswell Surgery where we are dedicated to providing the care and attention that you expect from your local medical practice. From your first point of contact at Reception, through to seeing your doctor you can be sure of prompt, friendly and sympathetic attention at all times.
If you require information on the coronavirus please visit:
For patients concerned that they may have coronavirus or may have come into contact with someone who has, the NHS 111 online service has created coronavirus pages that tell patients what they should do based on their particular circumstances. These can be accessed at:
If you have symptoms please do not come to the Surgery, please consult the online service or if you feel you need to speak to someone, please ring 111.
All appointments are currently telephone consultations, which can be booked online or by ringing the Surgery, Option 3.
Following advice from the Care Quality Commission from the 1st of July we will no longer accept telephone requests for repeat prescriptions with the exception of housebound patients. If you have a genuine reason why you can only request by telephone please speak to our Dispensers.
From 1st July the Dispensary will be available between 11am and 2pm for requests from housebound patients and all prescription queries.
To register for online services please go to https://www.nhs.uk/using-the-nhs/nhs-services/the-nhs-app, or please speak to Reception for assistance.
Repeat medication requests and any letters can be posted through the black postbox by the gates.
The practice will be closed between 12 noon and 5pm on the following Wednesday afternoons :
17th June, 15th July, 2nd and 16th September, 21st October, 18th November and 9th December
The practice will be closed for staff training on the following Thursday afternoons:
11th June, 9th July, 13th August, 10th September, 8th October, 12th November
If you require a GP urgently when we are closed, please call NHS 111 who will direct you appropriately.
Dr F Alvarez (M), Dr W Farhan (F), Dr E Ramshaw (F), Dr C Kukstas (F)
If anyone is interested in becoming a member of the Patient Participation Group please contact Reception for further information.
Surgery opening times
|MONDAY||07:45 – 18:30|
|TUESDAY||07:45 – 18:30|
|WEDNESDAY||07:45 – 18:30|
|THURSDAY||07:45 – 18:30|
|FRIDAY||07:45 – 18:30|
Dispensary can be contacted via telephone between the hours of 10am and 3pm, and in person at any time during opening hours.
- Medication can be collected or ordered whenever the surgery is open.
- Please ask a member of reception staff if you are unsure.
IMPORTANT: It is the patient’s responsibility to inform the surgery staff if they cannot keep an appointment or if they are going to be late. If a patient is late it may not always be possible to be seen & another appointment may be necessary. PLEASE DO NOT SMOKE OR USE YOUR MOBILE PHONE WHILE ON THE PRACTICE PREMISES.
Note: Smears / procedures etc are bookable through Reception only.
Please download your personal registration form for Online Services above or ask for a copy at Reception. Once registered, services available Online include:
- Ordering repeat prescriptions
- Booking or cancelling appointments
- Access to Care Record
iHEART Barnsley 365
i-HEART Barnsley 365 is designed to help patients access same day appointments during the evening and weekends. The service has created additional ways of patients to receive medical advice outside of standard GP surgery opening times. The service is open for appointment booking and advice between 4pm – 6pm, Monday to Friday and 8am – 9.30am Weekends and Bank Holidays. Appointments are available 6:30pm – 10.30pm Monday to Friday and 10am to 1pm Weekends and Bank Holidays.
Contact i-HEART Barnsley 365 on 01226 242419
For more information please visit our i-HEART Barnsley 365 page »
Sharing Patient Information
Sharing Your Information to Improve Your Care We have signed up to a new system which will allow health and social care professionals from outside the GP practice directly involved in your care to view the most up-to-date information about you . This allows the professionals caring for you to more fully understand your needs and means you only have to tell your history once. For more information please ask for a leaflet. You will be asked for your consent whenever a professional outside the GP practice wishes to view your record. If you do not wish your information to be shared in this way please let us know. For further information please see these frequently asked questions or read our privacy notice which gives full details of how we use and share your information. Please see our ‘Sharing Patient Information‘ page on this website for more sharing information.