To make/amend/cancel an appointment, please call us on 0121 389 1100. If you are unable to attend your appointment please notify us as soon as possible by calling us.
The receptionists may ask the nature of your condition in order to assess the degree of urgency and help you to obtain the earliest appointment. All information given is treated with total confidentiality. Urgent cases are seen on the day.
If you are asked to attend the surgery for an appointment you will be presented with a fluid resistant surgical mask to replace any fabric mask you have for the duration of your stay in the building. You must wear a mask to enter.
If your condition is non-urgent, you can expect to see a GP within two working days. You may have to wait longer if you want to see particular GP or wish to book an appointment for a particular day or time slot. If you don’t need an appointment within two working days, you also have the option to book up to eight weeks in advance if this is more convenient for you. Nurses based in our practice treat patients for a wide range of common conditions. You can expect to see a nurse within one working day.
Please say immediately if your call is an emergency.
Let us know if more than one person in the family needs to be seen. (We can give you a longer appointment if necessary.)
Tell us if you want someone to accompany you during an examination or a private room to discuss any matters. Remember that the results of tests can only be given to the patient.
You can book to have a telephone consultation with a doctor. He or she will ring you at an agreed time on the telephone number you have given.
If you need an interpreter, please inform us in advance so we can arrange a longer appointment and interpreting services if necessary.
How you can help us:
- Be on time for your appointment.
- Tell us if you need to cancel.
- Call for a home visit or urgent appointment before 10am.
- We do not take requests for repeat prescriptions over the phone.
- Ring for test results after 2pm.