Clinics & Services
Time: Thursday 13.30 to 15.30 appointment needed
Pregnancy care (but see one of the regular doctors first to book your pregnancy care).
Ante-natal and Post-natal
Appointments available at this practice.
Advice on feeding, growth and care of babies and under 5s.
Our nurses offer appointments for the following:
- asthma care
- cervical smears
- diabetes care
- injections, immunisations and travel advice
- health checks
- smoking advice
- blood pressure testing
- routine oral contraception pill
You may speak to a nurse on the telephone if one is not seeing a patient at the time of your call. If they are busy the receptionist will take a telephone number and pass your details to the nurse who will call you back when she is free. Please remember the nurse may finish work and not have time to return your call.
These clinics are run on various days of the week.
Consult your doctor who may refer you to Ballsall Heath Health Centre.
If you need emergency ‘morning after’ contraception you will be dealt with urgently. All doctors are qualified to provide family planning services of a routine nature. Some of the doctors will fit the coil (IUCD) among these services. Please remember that the nurses can do the health check for routine pill prescription reviews. Advice on contraception including coil fitting and provision of free condoms.
Almost all women from the age of 25 to 49 should have a smear every three years and from the age of 50 to 65 every five years, the practice nurses and sometimes the doctors provide this quick and simple test.
Child Health Surveillance
The doctors and our health visitors provide this service for children less than five years old. We would encourage you to bring your child’s red book when they attend appointments with us.