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 Townhill Medical Practice

 Guards Avenue, Caterham, Surrey, CR3 5XL
Tel: 01883 331900    

Welcome to Townhill Medical Practice


We are a four partner practice that strives to provide high quality medical care to patients from Caterham, Chaldon and some neighbouring areas. We offer a personal approach to healthcare from purpose-built premises and all staff are committed to improving the service we provide to you. Our doctors, nurses and the supporting team will be pleased to welcome you as patients to our practice.


We are very proud to have served our local community for over three decades. As well as providing a wide range of general practice services for the local population, we have also been a training practice for many years, supporting the professional development of generations of future GPs.


We are one of the centres within East Surrey CCG for local GPs referring their patients for special cardiac investigations.


Wheelchair access for the disabled is provided throughout the building.


This website has been designed to tell you about the practice and the services we offer.

Please have a look around and send us some feedback if you like.


A Patient Engagement Event at Townhill Medical Practice


Tuesday 20th March 2018 at 7:00pm to 8:30pm


The Partners would like to invite you to join us for a special event at the Practice to hear about our becoming part of the Modality Partnership and new developments at the practice.


Partners Dr Defriend, Dr Patel and Dr Newbon along with Dr Vijaykumar, Executive Partner and Dr Selvi Bangalore, Clinical Development Lead, will be able to explain our exciting new adventure in greater detail and what it will mean for you as our patients.


There will be refreshments available. 


If you would like to attend please inform Reception or email jules.green@nhs.net.                                 

The Partners and staff of Townhill Medical Practice look forward to seeing you. 

Planned Staff Training Event

Please note the Practice will be closed from 1pm on Tuesday 27th March for staff training. If you require medical assistance after 1pm, please call 111.

If the emergency is life threatening, please dial 999.

The Practice will re-open at the normal time of 8.00am the following morning.

On-line Services

If you wish to register for Townhill Medical Practice's online services, click on the 'On-line Services' tab at the top of the page to find out further information and download the registration form. 



CQC Report 2016

We are pleased to announce we passed our recent CQC inspection with a GOOD rating throughout. 

To view the findings please click here .


CCG's Patient Round-up Newsletter

To see the February edition of Patient Round-Up please click here. Patient Round-up gives information locally and nationally regarding the NHS and opportunities to become more involved with the work of the health service.




If you would like to provide feedback about your recent visit to the practice, please follow this link www.iwantgreatcare.org or NHS Choices. Your comments are always welcome.



Additional GP Service

If you need to see a doctor urgently there is an additional GP service available at the Caterham Dene Hospital during the following times:


Saturdays - between 10am and 6pm

Sundays & Bank Holidays - Between 10am and 2pm


All appointments are available on a walk-in basis only.

PLEASE NOTE if capacity is filled you will be directed to the NHS 111 service to assess your needs and direct you to alternative services.

Minor Injury Unit (MIU)

The Minor Injury Unit is available to patients aged 18 and over.

Open every day between 9:00am and 8:00pm


(The last patient is seen at 7.30pm, although the unit is open until 8pm patients have to arrive by 7.30pm)

The address is Caterham Dene Hospital, Church Road, Caterham, CR3 5RA.

National Diabetes Audit

Townhill Medical Practice is taking part in an important national project about diabetes care and treatment in the NHS. This project is called the National Diabetes Audit (NDA)


To take part we will share information about your diabetes care and treatment with the NDA. The type of information and how it is shared, is controlled by law and enforced by strict rules of confidentiality and security. Taking part in the NDA shows that this practice is committed to improving care for people with diabetes.


If you do not want your information to be used, please inform the receptionist, your GP or nurse. This will not affect your care.

Accessible Information Standard

If you would like to receive information from us in an alternative format e.g. large print or easy read or if you need help communicating with us, for example because you use British Sign Language, please let us know.


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