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August Bank Holiday Opening Times

Monday 26th August 2019  - WE ARE CLOSED

Reopening Tuesday 27th August at 8.30am 

During the times we are closed if you have a life threatening medical emergency please hang up and dial 999.

If you need to see a doctor urgently please ring Badger - 0121 766 2100

If you require advice or information whilst we are closed please dial 111. The advice and information service is available 24hrs a day. 

Our normal opening hours are Monday to Friday 8.30am to 6.30pm. The practice is closed between 1.00 and 3.00pm on a Wednesday and Thursday afternoon at 1.00pm.

Clinics & Services

Immunisation 

Time: Thursday 13.30 to 15.30 appointment needed

Midwife

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.

Health Visitor

Advice on feeding, growth and care of babies and under 5s.

Practice Nurses                 

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.

Supportive Counselling

These clinics are run on various days of the week.

Chiropody

Consult your doctor who may refer you to Ballsall Heath Health Centre.

Contraception Services 

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.

Cervical Smear

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.

 
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