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We have disabled access via a ramp and a bell to summon assistance

Online appointments available go to

Friends and family test is here, visit


Free NHS Healthchecks are available for all eligible patients (aged between 40-74 inclusive and not suffering from any long term medical conditions) Please phone and make an appointment with the practice nurse.




If you have travelled from an affected area or have been in contact with someone confirmed as having Coronavirus in the last two weeks, you may be at risk of Coronavirus.
Please do NOT leave the house. Instead, ring 111 if:
  • You have been in an affected area in the last 14 days and develop cough, fever or shortness of breath; or
  • You have been in contact with someone confirmed as having Coronavirus, even if you feel well

See for guidance and an up to date list of affected areas.

See NHS link for more information.

GDPR and Confidentiality

Confidentiality and Data Protection

The practice complies with the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which comes into effect on 25th May 2018.

Please click on the link below to access the Patient Information Leaflet.

GDPR  - GDPR Practice Leaflet

Dr R B Kumar, GP is the Practice Data Controller and he is the person to contact for any data protection matters.

In order to ensure that you get the best possible continuity of care we keep records of every consultation you have with the doctor or the practice nurse.

Your medical records are locked away when the surgery is closed and every member of the surgery staff has a unique password to access your computer records.

All doctors and staff are governed by strict rules of confidentiality and all of the practice staff are fully trained in all aspects of information governance. No information  can be divulged to anyone outside the surgery, unless you give us written permission to do so.

We cannot give out any information about you to family, partners, friends,employers, police, social services, Benefit Agencies, insurance companies, solicitors etc., without your agreement unless we are legally obliged to do so (e.g. under a Court Order).

It may appear at times that our staff might appear to be withholding information but they are following the guidelines and they are not trying to be obstructive. Your understanding of this matter but would be very much appreciated.

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Online appointments available go to no more than 3 days in advance 10.30 to 11.00


Please click here for CQC Report 2016 Dr Kumar CQC Report for 2016


The Surgery, Teynham

The doctors and staff at The Surgery in Teynham, Kent are proud to offer the highest standard of patient-centred healthcare.

We run many clinics for the management of chronic diseases such as asthma and diabetes and offer a wide variety of other medical services including antenatal and postnatal care, minor surgery, childhood vaccinations and well-person check-ups.

The named accountable GP is Dr Ravi B Kumar for all patients registered at the practice.

We also offer extended hour appointments on Mondays and Tuesdays from 6.30pm and  Improved Access appointments on Mondays from 6pm.

In addition to everything you need to know about the practice you will also find a wealth of health-related information in the menu on the right hand side.

Extra language spoken: Urdu, Tamil, Sinhala, Hindi and Punjabi

(Site updated 27/02/2020)
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