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Welcome to Kensington Group Practice GP Website

We would like to make you aware, that from Tuesday 3rd January, 2017, our open surgery arrangements in Finaghy Health Centre will be changing.  They will run on a Monday and Thursday morning, rather than Monday and Tuesday morning.  This means the first open surgery session at Finaghy in the New Year will be on Thursday 5th January, 2017.  Our open surgery arrangements at Donegall Road will continue unchanged, and continue to run Monday to Friday. 

We would like to remind our patients that the open surgery appointments are for when there is a more urgent or acute need to see a Doctor.  Routine matters should be dealt with in the regular bookable appointments.  By doing so, this helps maintain access for those who need it most, when they need it most.  Thank you for your understanding.

 

 

Kensington Group Practice aims to provide the highest standard of patient-centred healthcare in Belfast. This NHS General Practice Doctor service covers Belfast City Centre, South Belfast and Finaghy Suburb.  We warmly welcome you to our surgery.

The five doctor practice runs many clinics for the management of chronic diseases such as asthma, COPD and diabetes, and offer a wide variety of other medical services including antenatal and postnatal care, minor surgery, childhood vaccinations, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Counselling and Smoking Cessation Clinics.

Our main GP Surgery is Kensington Medical Centre. 15a Donegall Road, Belfast, Northern Ireland. BT12 5JJ

Located at the heart of Belfast, just off Great Victoria Street, and enjoying close proximity to Belfast City Centre, parking is available on site, and is well connected to public transport networks.

Our branch GP Surgery is Finaghy Health Centre. 13-25 Finaghy Road South, Belfast, Northern Ireland. BT10 0BX

Just off Finaghy crossroads, this site also offers some parking on site, and is close to Translink Metro and Ulsterbus routes, which stop at Finaghy Crossroads; Finaghy Train station may be within walking distance.

In addition to everything you need to know about the practice you will also find a wealth of health-related information through the various menus. Please have a look around and do send us some feedback; we are keen to hear what you might find useful to see on our Website.

Below is a link to the Royal College of General Practitioners Patients Guide to GP Services. This provides you with information on the provision and standard of services you can expect from the Surgery.

 http://www.nhs.uk/choiceintheNHS/Yourchoices/GPchoice/Documents/rcgp_iyp_full_booklet_web_version.pdf

 Below is a link to help you find your nearest healthcare providers.

http://servicefinder.hscni.net/

Drs Killiner, Canning, Gunning, Frew, and Conway.


 

Ladies aged between 50 and 70?  Please keep an eye out for your Breast Screening invitation, we would strongly encourage you to attend.

This is a very important opportunity to screen for Breast Cancer, in order to detect and treat at an earlier stage.  Invitations are sent every three years.  This will be carried out for our patients between the 1st and 14th of December 2016, at the Breast Screening Unit, Linenhall Street, Belfast, not at your GP Surgery.  Details for booking your appointment will be on your invitation.  Please advise them of any special requirements (eg. need for interpreter, access difficulties.)

At any time, whether you have received an invitation or not, if you have concerns about breast symptoms, please speak to one of our GPs.

Further information can be found at www.cancerscreening.hscni.net


We continue to offer flu clinics! 

If you are entitled to receive the flu vaccine, you should have received an invitation from ourselves to make an appointment to get your vaccine.  If you have not yet responded to your invitation, we strongly encourage you to do so, to ensure you are protected.  If you do not wish to receive the vaccination this year, please let us know so we can note this in your records.

Who is entitled to the flu vaccine from their GP surgery?  See http://www.fluawareni.info/who-needs-seasonal-flu-vaccine - the flu vaccine is offered to those most at risk from complications of the flu.

If you are entitled to the flu vaccine, please make your appointment at the GP Surgery now!

You may be able to receive your vaccine if you are attending the surgery for another matter (eg. when seeing the nurse or our doctors) which may save you having to the visit the surgery more than once.  If you are entitled to other vaccines, such as the Shingles or Pneumonia vaccine, these may be given at the same time, if you are seen by the Doctor.  These latter two vaccines are not given every year.

 

We look forward to seeing you.  Book your appointment today!

For more information - please visit http://www.fluawareni.info/


Our new improved website for ordering prescriptions and booking appointments, is ready! 

The existing Vision Online Services website www.myvisiononline.co.uk is being replaced with a new website called Patient Services www.patient-services.co.uk.

 

If you have previously used these services, log into the older website, MyVisionOnline, with your old details; you'll only need a new password to migrate across.

 

If you haven't tried these services before, please contact Reception to register. We hope you will find these new services much easier to use than before.

 

What’s changing?

 

* It’s simple - the newly designed website is faster, easier to use and works beautifully on Smartphones and tablets as well as computers.

 

What’s staying the same?

 

You can continue to:

* Book and cancel appointments

* Order your repeat prescriptions

* Access your surgery online at any time, wherever you are.

 


To order your Repeat Prescription please CLICK HERE

 

(Site updated 01/12/2016)
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