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e consult liveWelcome to The Limes Medical Centre

The Limes Medical Centre is a purpose-built premises in Trinity Square which will function as a health centre for the 21st century. The premises are equipped with rooms to provide additional services to patients and include a modern treatment suite.

Garlinge Surgery is currently closed due to Covid 19 planning. Our branch surgery at Garlinge, 150 Canterbury Road, Margate CT9 5DB Telephone 01843 255693. Opening Times 08.00am to 12.30pm and 13.30pm to 6.00pm Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, 08:00am to 12:30pm Monday and Thursday (please note phone lines close at 18:00 for reception) 

With patients' needs at the heart of everything we do, our website has been designed to make it easy for you to gain instant access to the information you need. As well as specific practice details such as opening hours and how to register, you’ll find a wealth of useful pages covering a wide range of health issues along with links to other relevant medical organisations.

Extended Hours

This practice supports the extended access scheme for the Margate Hub and Thanet CCG. (The Margate Hub are The Bethesda Medical Centre, Northdown Surgery and The Limes Medical Centre) Appointments are available in the Limes Medical Centre or the Bethesda Medical Centre 16:00-20:00 and can be made by contacting your reception team at the Surgery you are registered with. The Limes Medical Centre operates Monday and Thursday until 20:00 and Bethesda Medical Centre operates Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday until 20:00. 

We may also be able to offer appointments on Saturday and Sunday at the QEQM Hospital.

These appointments may not be with your own doctor but with your consent the clinician will have access to your electronic medical records. 

Please book through the Limes Reception Team. 

Advance notice closure dates

The Limes Medical Centre and our Garlinge branch will be closed in the afternoon for Training purposes on the following dates throughout 2020,  Wednesday 22nd July, Wednesday 23rd September, Thursday 22nd October, Thursday 19th November, . For emergencies after please contact the 111 service.


Get Well, Keep Well

Of course we’re not just here for when you are unwell. Our team of healthcare professionals and back-up staff offer a number of clinics and services to promote good health and well-being whatever your medical condition.

Join In

We hope you enjoy having a look around the site and familiarising yourself with some of the online features such as ordering a repeat prescription. Whatever your thoughts, be sure to let us know via our feedback function. Comments and suggestions are always a great way of helping us continue to enhance the way we look after you.

Practice Boundary

Please note that we only accept patients in our practice boundary

Practice Boundary

Named Accountable GP

From the 1st of April 2015, the practice is required under the terms of the latest GP contract to allocate all patients a named accountable GP.

All our patients are registered under The Limes Medical Centre as a pooled list. For convenience your named accountable GP will be your named usual GP.

If you wish to be told the name of your accountable/usual GP, please ask the receptionists when you are next in the surgery

Please note: there is no need to telephone the practice for this information.

Having a named/usual GP does not prevent you seeing any other doctor in the Practice. Your named/usual GP will not be available at all times and if your needs are urgent, you may need to discuss them with an alternative doctor.

CQC- We were inspected 27/03/2018 We were rated as GOOD to view our report follow the link below

 Patient Participation Group- PPG

Please click on the link at the bottom of the page for the Patient Participation Group Meeting Minutes

(Site updated 29/06/2020)
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