01226 765300

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 are eligible for a flu vaccine please contact the Reception Team on  01226 765300 Option 3 – children who need to be vaccinated by the Surgery will be contacted directly

The practice will be closed between 12 noon and 5pm on the following Wednesday afternoons :
 2019 11th December, 2020 – 22nd January, 26th February, 18th March, 22nd April, 20th May, 17th June, 15th July, 2nd September

The practice will be closed for staff training on the following Thursday afternoons:

9th January, 13th February, 12th March, 9th April, 14th May, 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)

NOTE: If anyone is interested in joining the Patient Participation Group please contact Reception for further information.

New Patients Welcome Registering is easy and anyone considering joining our practice can contact the Reception Team with any queries or call in to collect a new registration pack.

Car Parking (Including disabled parking) is available at the surgery or in the public car park 50 yards away at the Paramount Cinema.

Facilities A hearing loop is provided for the hard of hearing and a wheelchair is available to bring patients into the surgery. Toilet facilities & disabled parking available.

Practice Area The practice serves Penistone & surrounding villages. Please see this page for more information & directions

Surgery opening times


MONDAY 07:45 – 19:00
TUESDAY 07:45 – 18:30
WEDNESDAY 07:00 – 19:00
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.

Online Services Registration Form »

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

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Important notice regarding planned changes to the i-HEART telephone service – PDF

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.

Patient Online Info »