Out of Hours (when the surgery is closed)
For all your health needs your first call should be to the Surgery on 0121 766 6113
This may include new and ongoing problems getting worse or not improving e.g sprains, cuts, back pain, knee pain, skin conditions not improving; worsening asthma; headaches not improving. GPs can arrange scans and other investigations if necessary.
NHS Walk in Centre, Open 8am to 8pm 7 days per week. Call 111 or visit www.nhs.uk to find nearest walk in center. You can see an experienced nurse for advice, assessment and treatment for minor ailments and injuries such as cuts, bruises, infections, strains, sprains and skin complaints.
The Hill Urgent care Centre 856 Stratford Road, B’ham, B11 4BW. Open on Saturday between 9.00-1.00 for winter pressure smartcare extended access appointments booking only by practice.Telephone No. 0345 111 1310
Out of Hours, 8pm to 8am, 7 Days per week, 0121 766 6113. Calls are automatically diverted to Primary Care If you are concerned about a medical condition and unable to wait for the Medical Centre to re-open.
Fernley Road Medical Centre 560 Stratford Road, B'ham, B11 4AN. GMP offer alternative location for overflow appointments.
If you need medical help fast, but it isn’t 999 emergency, you can now call NHS111
NHS 111 will assess you, provide advice and direct you straight away to the local service that can help you best. NHS 111 is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and calls are free, including from mobiles,
For more information visit www.nhs.uk/111
Website advice: Problems such as Diarrhoea and vomiting, cough and cold, fever etc. usually can be treated with simple measures. For advice on general health matters you can go to www.patient.co.uk
Local Chemist. You can also go to your local Chemist for minor ailments - do not go to A&E!
Accident & Emergency/999
Remember only call 999 or go to Accident and Emergency when urgent
Accident and Emergency (A&E) departments treat people with critical or life threatening problems For example: unconsciousness or difficulty rousing/collapse; severe central chest pain in patients over 40; severe shortness of breath or unusual for patient; stroke/mini stroke, sudden loss of vision; vomiting blood; prolonged fit for more than 10 minutes; early pregnancy with severe abdominal pain: call 999