The Chaucer HospitalNackington Road, Canterbury, Kent, CT4 7AR Directions
Mon - Sun: Open 24 hrs
Treating patients over the age of 18 years.
Yes - 124 spaces.
£2 per hour
The Chaucer Hospital offers a private face to face GP service to people living in Canterbury and across Kent
Our booking line is open Monday to Friday, 8am to 5pm.
Please note this is a paying-for-yourself (self-pay) appointment. If you would like to use your private medical insurance for this private GP appointment, you need to speak to your insurance company first to ensure you are covered.
Our team is focused on delivering high-quality care, with appointment times to suit your individual needs and schedule. Your private GP will take the time to understand your needs and offer primary care services tailored to you as a person.
Wherever necessary, our GPs can quickly and seamlessly refer you for specialist care from one of our many experts.
Your appointment slot will be approximately 30 minutes for both new & follow-up appointments.
Our GP services provides quick referrals to sophisticated diagnostic services, meaning you’ll get a fast diagnosis to help you access the right treatment for you. Our services allow an easy transition into all healthcare services provided by our hospital, including specialist care and the latest in diagnostic and medical technology.
Our GPs do not see patients under the age of 18.
There are many reasons why you might seek out the services of a private GP. We offer a great quality of care and in-depth consultations, and you will be able to arrange an appointment at a time that suits you. Common reasons people come to our private GPs include:
You can book your appointment at a time that is convenient for you.
You will have access to a range of diagnostic tests, with results typically returned within 48 hours. The range of tests available include blood tests, X-rays, CT, and MRI scans.
If you are living with a health problem or have symptoms you are unsure about, it can be reassuring to get a second opinion. Our private GPs are highly experienced in general medicine and have the time (as well as access to hospital facilities) to make a thorough diagnosis.
Your private GP will be able to refer you to a course of treatment as soon as possible. This can be crucial when serious conditions are found.
The cost of fulfilling the prescription is not covered and varies according to the cost of the medication prescribed. You may want to ask your private GP for a recommendation letter you can take to your NHS GP if the cost of the recommended medication is prohibitive and if it is on the approved NHS medication list.
Most pharmacies will fill a private prescription just as though it was an NHS prescription, but the cost will vary.
Please note, our service is not designed for medical emergencies. Under these circumstances, it is advisable to dial 111 if you are unsure, or in the case of an emergency 999.