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Flu Clinics

Flu Vaccines are due to arrive at the Practice on Friday 22nd September. We will be sending an invite to all eligible patients to have this administered at the surgery. To book an appointment in one of our Flu Clinics please book via. Online Access or call the Surgery on 0121 411 0363.

Thursday 21st September 2017

Please note the Surgery will be closed from 12.00 on Thursday 21st September 2017 for essential staff training.  The Surgery will re-open on Friday 22nd September at 08.00.  We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

When the practice is closed:

If you need urgent help or advice there is always a doctor on-call. Telephone the Surgery number  0121 411 0363 and follow the instructions.  If there is a problem with the Surgery number when the practice is closed please call Badger, our Out of Hours Provider, direct on 0300 555 9999.

Alternative services:

Birmingham NHS Walk-in Centre, lower ground floor, Boots the Chemist, 67-69 High Street, Birmingham, B4 7TA, tel. 0121 255 4500.

NHS 111:  Call 111 for confidential healthcare advice 24 hours a day. 

Urgent Care Centre:  The nearest Urgent Care Centre is Summerfield Urgent Care Centre, 134 Heath Street, Winson Green, Birmingham, B18 7AL, tel. 0121 389 1100.

Accident & Emergency Departments:  HOSPITAL A&E DEPARTMENTS ARE FOR SERIOUS ACCIDENTS AND EMERGENCIES NOT MINOR INJURIES OR HEALTH PROBLEMS.  The nearest hospital is City Hospital, Dudley Road, Winson Green, Birmingham, B18 7QH, tel. 0121 554 3801. 

When the practice is closed:

If you need urgent help or advice there is always a doctor on-call. Telephone the Surgery number  0121 411 0363 and follow the instructions.  If there is a problem with the Surgery number when the practice is closed please call Badger, our Out of Hours Provider, direct on 0300 555 9999.

On-line Patient Access

When registering you may also want to set up a Patient Access account. Reception will print a form containing your registration details and instructions on how to set up your account.

Patient Access will allow you to:

  • Book appointments on-line.
  • View and request medication.
  • View test results and letters.
  • View summary or subset of your full medical record.

Cancelling your Appointment

If you are unable to attend an appointment with one of the doctors or nurses, please telephone or use the link at the bottom of this page to cancel your appointment.

By giving us as much notice as you can you are helping us to make sure that someone else is given your slot.

When the practice is closed:

If you need urgent help or advice there is always a doctor on-call. Telephone the Surgery number  0121 411 0363 and follow the instructions.  If there is a problem with the Surgery number when the practice is closed please call Badger, our Out of Hours Provider, direct on 0300 555 9999

Where to go for other local services:

Birmingham NHS Walk-in Centre, lower ground floor, Boots the Chemist, 67-69 High Street, Birmingham, B4 7TA, tel. 0121 255 4500.

NHS 111:  Call 111 for confidential healthcare advice 24 hours a day. 

Urgent Care Centre:  The nearest Urgent Care Centre is Summerfield Urgent Care Centre, 134 Heath Street, Winson Green, Birmingham, B18 7AL, tel. 0345 245 0769.

Accident & Emergency Departments:  HOSPITAL A&E DEPARTMENTS ARE FOR SERIOUS ACCIDENTS AND EMERGENCIES NOT MINOR INJURIES OR HEALTH PROBLEMS.  The nearest hospital is City Hospital, Dudley Road, Winson Green, Birmingham, B18 7QH, tel. 0121 554 3801.

 

  • You must see a doctor at the surgery the first time you need regular medication after you have registered.
  • Patients on regular medication will require prescriptions and, for a safer and speedier service, repeat prescriptions are computerized 
  • Your doctor will have entered onto the computer what medication you are taking, and each time a new prescription is written by the computer a new request form is also generated for you to make your next request
  • You can also order your repeat prescription by following the link on the webpage to the online request form. You will need to carry out the simple, one-off registration first.

Information for Patients Under Hospital Care

Prescriptions

If the specialist prescribes a new medication or changes one that you are on, they should provide you with the first prescription. This may be on a white prescription that can be used in the hospital pharmacy or on a green one that you can take to your normal pharmacy.

Upon notification from the specialist your surgery may automatically add the medication change to your repeat list on the computer. You will then be able to order re-supply without an appointment. However you must telephone your surgery to confirm this or use on-line services if you have registered for them.

 

NOT ALL MEDICATIONS PRESCRIBED BY A SPECIALIST ARE SUITABLE FOR BEING PRESCRIBED BY YOUR GP SURGERY.

If you are uncertain what changes the specialist is making please ask them to explain it to you at your next appointment. It saves you having to see your GP to discuss something he or she may only know of from a short letter of explanation.

 
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