|Dr Ruth Kirby (nee Glover) MB ChB DCH DRCOG MRCGP
|Dr Kirby joined the Practice in 2003 and is the GP Trainer for Kingswood Surgery. She is a strong advocate of holistic care for our patients. Her special interests are Type II Diabetes and Children’s Health.
|Dr Gerald Armstrong BMedSci BMBS MRCS MSc (Sports Medicine) MFSEM nMRCGP
|Qualified in 2008 in Wales. Joined the Practice in 2013. Specialist interests in minor surgery, joint injections, orthopaedics and sports medicine.
|Dr Meena Bhagyam MBBS, DGO, MRCOG, MRCGP
|Salaried GP. Joined the practice in October 2016. Special interests in Women’s Health.
We have a new final year Registrar, Dr Raj Singh and an FY2 (junior doctor gaining 4 months experience in General Practice) Dr Charlotte Gunn both started at the beginning of August 2016.
The Practice Team
Our practice manager Elizabeth Walker oversees the day-to-day administration and running of the practice.
Our secretary Lynn Sharrocks deals with all medical and non-medical correspondence for the practice and acts as a link between the hospital and patients.
Our receptionists are available at all times when the surgery is open. Their duties include organising appointments, home visits, repeat prescriptions and helping answer general enquiries from patients.
| Practice Nurse
|RGN, ENB 998, BSc (Hon) Health Care Practice (Including Minor Illness), Diploma in Asthma, Diploma in Diabetes, Special interest Respiratory
|RGN, Nurse Prescriber
Special Interest Diabetes & Respiratory
|Health Care Assistant Angela Walker
The practice nurses offer a wide range of services including health promotion covering all aspects of health and wellbeing, family planning, asthma, diabetic care and many other screening programmes. They can offer advice on numerous health topics.
A team of district nurses is attached to the practice. They are available to provide nursing care, advice and support for housebound patients.
This nursing team promote health and provide support for families. They will contact new mums and families with children under the age of five years of age who have recently registered with the practice.
The midwife provides antenatal and postnatal care at the surgery. She can be contacted through the surgery for help and advice.