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How to keep cool in a heatwave

Most of us welcome hot weather, but when it's too hot for too long there are health risks. In a heatwave, make sure the hot weather doesn't harm you or anyone you know.  Please follow the link below for more advice. 

https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/healthy-body/heatwave-how-to-cope-in-hot-weather/

New Opening Hours

With effect from Monday 3rd September 2018 our doors and telephone lines will be open from 8am Monday to Friday. 

Open 8am to 8pm 

Kingston provides access to primary care services 8am to 8pm 7 days a week.  You can be seen at Surbiton Health Centre, Kingston Health Centre or Merritt Health Centre.  For evening appointments, please contact your own GP surgery before 5pm to make an appointment.  For a weekend appointment please call 020 3841 9942.

Doctors

Dr Martin Wolfson (m)Dr Martin Wolfson (m)

MB BS (London 1974) MRCP MRCGP DRCOG

Dr Wolfson has been a GP in Surbiton for over 30 years. He graduated from Westminster Hospital in 1974. His father was a GP and his son Paul is now a junior hospital doctor, following in the family footsteps. Dr Wolfson took over the practice from Dr Hirsch in 1987 and has seen it grow from a single doctor surgery with 1,500 patients to an eight doctor practice with over 10,000 patients. His particular clincial interests are Diabetes, Heart Disease, Dermatology and serious Mental Health problems. Despite being a doctor for more 40 years, he still loves his work!

Dr Wolfson was a keen runner and ran the London Marathon three times. Injury has curtailed his running career but he is still a keen cyclist. You may well see him on his bike around Kingston and Surbiton.

Dr Arun Kochhar (m)Dr Arun Kochhar (m)

MB ChB (Aberdeen 1992) MRCGP FRCS DRCOG

Dr Arun Kochhar has been a partner at Claremont Medical Centre since January 2001. He trained initially at Aberdeen University and then undertook basic training as a surgeon before obtaining his Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons. He then saw the light and retrained in General Practice working in local practices as well as an enjoyable 8 month period in rural Australia. He has a special interest in ear, nose and throat ailments and minor surgery. He is also a GP Trainer.

Dr Katie Williams (f)Dr Katie Williams (f)

Bsc. MBBS DRCOG DFFP MRCGP

Dr Williams graduated from St. George's Hospital Medical School in Tooting in 2000 and completed GP training by working in most departments of Kingston Hospital. She has since been working locally as a GP since completing her training and joined Claremont Medical Centre in January 2010, becoming a partner in July 2014. Particular interests include womens medicine, family planning and mental health issues. She loves being a GP and is very enthusiastic. She has 3 young children who take up most of her time but she also enjoys sailing and food - cooking it, eating it and reading about it!

Dr Frank Hanson (m)

New_Picture_(2)MA (Oxon), MBBS (Lond), MRCP, MRCGP, DRCOG

Dr Frank Hanson trained as a GP Registrar here at Claremont, and joined us as a Salaried Doctor following a long term locum contract in order to cover Dr William's maternity leave. He undertook his preclinical medical training at Oxford University and then completed his clinical training at Imperial College London in 2005.  He has worked at Kingston, Northwick Park and St Helier Hospitals, and several GP surgeries across London.  He has been based at Claremont since August 2010 and became a partner in July 2016. Frank has particular interests in respiratory medicine and emergency medicine.  Outside of work he is a keen sportsman, enjoying distance running and regularly playing football, rugby and table tennis.  He is an enthusiastic supporter of Wimbledon and Liverpool football clubs.

Dr Emily Kelly (f)

BSc MB ChB MRCPCH MRCGPIMG_0123

Dr Emily Kelly took a degree in psychology before going on to train as a doctor, graduating from Sheffield in 2002. She initially trained in Paediatrics, gaining membership of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, but after taking a year out to travel she realised that her heart belonged to General practice. On completing her GP training as a registrar here at Claremont, Emily was overjoyed to join the team as a GP retainer, working 3 sessions a week over Thursday and Fridays. Emily still has a special interest in Paediatrics. In her spare time she enjoys art, DIY and being a mum to four small children.  In February 2018 Emily became a salaried GP here at Claremont working all day on a Friday.

 

 

 

Dr Bandna Ratti (f)Dr Bandna Ratti (f)

MBChB DCH, DRCOG, MRCGP

Dr Ratti qualified as a doctor in Liverpool in 1993. Since then she has worked in a diverse range of areas both in Australia and in the UK, including General Practice, Research and as a GP in Accident & Emergency. She has particular interests in Child Health, Womens Health and Psychological support. Dr Ratti works here as a Salaried GP doing two sessions a week on a Wednesday. She also provides adhoc sessional cover for other doctors when they are on leave.

In addition to working at Claremont, Dr Ratti is also the GP Clinical Lead for A&E at Kingston Hospital and undertakes medical aesthetic work privately.

Dr Rachel Harrington (f)

Dr Harrington graduated from Bristol in 2008 and after a short stint in London she spent 2 years as a junior doctor in New Zealand. She returned to undertake her GP training and graduated in 2015. She joined the surgery in Jan 2016 as a salaried GP and works on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

Outside of the surgery she enjoys music, travel and is kept busy looking after her 2 young children.

Dr Branka Polomcic (f)

MBBS MRCGP DFSRHBranka Polomcic 

Dr Polomcic graduated at the Medical University of Novi Sad in Serbia.  She then moved to New Zealand and lived there for a few years before moving to the UK where she completed her GP training while raising her young children.  She was a GP registrar at Claremont Medical Centre.  She then went on to work at Barnes Surgery before returning to Claremont.  Her medical interests include mental health and family planning.  She is passionate about her GP work and works all day on a Tuesday and Friday. 

She enjoys cooking and spending time with her family and friends, walking her dog, travelling and the theatre.

 
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