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Temporary changes to the Practice – from Monday 6 April 2020 for 12 weeks


As you are aware the NHS is currently dealing with the Coronovirus pandemic and in order to help us to help you, the practice needs to make some temporary changes to continue to provide healthcare and advice when you and your family need it most.


From Monday 6 April, you will NOT be able to walk into this practice any longer.


Should you need to speak to your practice, you will need to call the practice 0121 554 1812


If you have a medical problem you will be assessed by a GP/Practice Nurse over the telephone.


If they decide you need to be examined they will make an appointment for you at Tanhouse Clinic, Hamstead Road, Great Barr.


The NHS is limiting Face-to-Face consultations due to Covid-19.


It is important that we all do our bit to support the NHS locally as it continues to see and treat you, your family and friends.




When We Are Closed

If you need medical attention during these periods ring out of hours on 111.

The emergency number is available from 18:30 to 08:00 Monday to Thursday and from 18:30 on Friday continuously through the weekend until 08:00 on Monday morning (excluding bank holidays & statutory holidays).

NHS111

NHS111 operates a 24 hour nurse advice and health information service and comprehensive health website. Tel: 111 or www.nhsdirect.nhs.uk

Other Healthcare Advice

You can get advice and treatment from other NHS agencies if we cannot see you earlier, such as:

  • Pharmacy First
  • NHS Walk-In Centre at Boots Birmingham City Centre - 255 4500
  • Summerfield GP & Urgent Care - 0345 245 0769
  • Greet Walk in centre - 0345 111 1310
  • Warren Farm Care Centre - 0121 465 5626

Out-of-hours services are generally busy so please think carefully before asking to see a doctor and only do so if you genuinely cannot wait until the surgery re-opens.

In a genuine emergency you should call 999. Chest pains and / or shortness of breath constitute an emergency.  

 
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