|Dr Graham Hagan
MB BS, MRCGP, DRCOG, DCH, DA, DPM
|Dr Andrew Taylor
|Dr Andrew Reed
BSc (Hons), MB BS, MRCGP, DRCOG, DFFP
|Dr Nicholas Kendrew
BSc, MB BS, DRCOG, MRCGP
Dr Kendrew attended the Math School in Rochester and studied Medicine in London at University College London Medical School. He was then trained on the Maidstone GP Training Scheme.
Monday, Wednesday, Friday
The Rest Of The Clinical Team
|Pauline Royer (RGN, BSc)
Pauline has specialist training to deal with minor illness that traditionally only the doctor has been able to deal with. She also specialises in COPD and Asthma care. She is able to assess patients and provide a range of treatment options including prescribing medications and referral to specialists. Pauline works closely with the doctors and other clinicians. Please do not hesitate to contact her by phone if you are unsure about whether she can help you.
Sarah trained at St Thomas' Hospital in 1977. Since then she has worked in many roles both in hospital and in the community including Cardiology, Neurology, Health Visiting, Contraception .
She has worked in general practice for the past 10 years and enjoys all areas of this work. Her specialist areas are Diabetes, Hypertension, Contraception and HRT, and minor illnesses. She is able to insert and remove contraceptive implants and start patients on Insulin.
Jackie trained at Guy's Hospital in 1983 and worked on various wards there until 1992. she then moved to Maidstone and worked at Maidstone Hospital on the Elective Orthopaedic Ward and was then promoted to Sister in 1999 and moved to Trauma Orthopaedics. She joined the team at Len Valley Practice in July 2005 and loves her new role. Her special interest is wound care and management.
Jackie can give travel advice, contraceptive advice, undertake all dressing reviews and wound care, diabetic checks, asthma checks, weight monitoring, blood pressures checks, medication reviews, ear syringing, ECGs, Spirometry and all other nursing duties.
Sam qualified in 2019. This is her first placement in general practice.
She is qualified for suture removal, wound care, ECG's and phlebotomy.
She will be developing her skilss over her time with us.
Jackie qualified as a nurse in 2016 having undertaken her training at Christ Church University, Canterbury.
Jackie joined Len Valley Practice in January 2019. She has experience in Primary Care as a Practice Nurse and has gained knowledge in a range of Nursing duties icluding travel advice, ECG's, Ear Syringing, immunisations, wound care and ulcer management, suture removal, doppler and womens health.
Jackie has a special interest in Diabetes, having completed her Diabetes diploma in 2018.
Rachel started at Len Valley in 2010 as a receptionist. She gained experience in taking blood and assisting with minor ops at another practice. In 2015 she completed her qualification as an HCA, and now takes bloods, assists with minor surgery, does ECG’s, blood pressures, new patient checks, health checks, and audiograms, here.
Routine blood test appointments can be made with our Phlebotomist via reception, well in advance if needed. Appointments are available every morning, some from 8am, and early afternoon.
The Administrative Team
The Practice Manager is responsible for the day to day running of the practice and, in liaison with the Partners, deals with finance, HR, premises, health and safety, policies and procedures and patient services administration.
The Practice Manager can be contacted by ringing the surgery on (01622) 858341 or via email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Carol's coordinating role allows the practice to run smoothly whilst the Practice Manager is away. She assists with the day to day administration as well as working on developments with the Practice Manager.
Margaret has worked at Len Valley for many years and she has a wealth of experience across all areas. She helps with the smooth running of the surgery and has many administrative duties.
The dispensing team are responsible for the administration of repeat prescriptions requests and dispensing medication for our dispensing patients.
They also arrange the medication for the NOMADS scheme, which allows us to dispense for the local care homes.
|Stephenie (Lead Receptionist)|
The receptionists are the ladies that you speak to if you wish to book an appointment over the phone or come into the surgery, or if you have any general enquiry. The receptionists endeavour to do their best for you and at times will be dealing with numerous tasks at the same time. They do various other duties from liaising with doctors, district nurses and other associated professionals, booking house calls, giving out results, as well as sending various letters to patients with regard to results. Steph is our lead receptionist and as well as overseeing the reception department, she also deals with all aspects of medical and insurance reports. Lindsey's other role is coordinating the clinicians’ rota.
Administration and new patient responsibility
Sue is responsible for summarising the new patient notes that come into the surgery, and for general administration.
Alison assists the Practice Manager in maintaining the surgery accounts.
The Attached Team
Community District Nurses
Gareth Johnson and Team
Referrals to the District Nurses are made by the GP or the Hospital. As well as direct nursing care the District Nurses will advise and assist carers looking after ill relatives or friends. They will also refer to other agencies of care such as; The MacMillan Nursing services, Social services, Night Shared Care, Help the Aged, Home equipment loan point and the occupational therapist.
Mandi is available for all antenatal care and also the postnatal care for up to 2 weeks after delivery. She holds weekly surgeries alternatively at both Lenham and Harrietsham. Mandi can be contacted by phoning (01622) 729000 ext 431 from 08:30 to 16:30 daily. A 24 hour emergency line to a midwife is also available through the Maidstone Hospital. Phone (01622) 729000 and ask to speak to the staff on Antenatal Ward.
Antenatal classes are available day or evening at the hospital via a booking system arranged via Julia. We like to offer an extensive Obstetric programme including home birth option and early discharge from hospital.
The Age UK Footcare specialist is able to help with those over 65 year patients who are unable to look after the every day care of their feet for whatever reason including Diabetic care. Please contact reception for more details.
We also have a visiting podiatrist available to deal with all foot related problems specific to our patients with diabetes. Again, please contact receptions for further information.