Monday 25th January – Weather update

  • Posted by Tom Finan
  • On 25th January 2021
Good morning. The weather is causing widespread disruption which is having an impact on our services; colleagues are either delayed or cannot physically attend due to the snow or new childcare issues. The COVID-19 vaccination clinic planned for today at Whiteheath Medical Centre will still run for those patients who wish to attend (where it […]
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Sunday 24th January – Weather Update

  • Posted by Tom Finan
  • On 24th January 2021
Good morning. Due to the snow affecting large parts of the area, we are unable to operate our Sunday morning clinic as normal. Patients who are already booked will be contacted directly however our incoming phone lines are closed. We will monitor the situation throughout the day and post any further updates should we need […]
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Monday 11th January; COVID-19 Update

  • Posted by Tom Finan
  • On 11th January 2021
National lockdown: STAY AT HOME Coronavirus (COVID-19) is spreading fast. Do not leave your home unless you need to. It is a challenging time for everyone but we must continue to support ourselves and others by following the lockdown guidance – if you do need to leave home then please WASH YOUR HANDS. COVER YOUR […]
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Monday 14th December; Covid-19 Update

  • Posted by Tom Finan
  • On 14th December 2020
As we approach what is likely to be a very different Christmas and New Year for everyone, we just want to let you know that we will be here for you if you need us during the festive season – take a look at our Christmas and New Year Opening hours  Whilst the pandemic continues […]
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Need help with a non-urgent medical or admin issue? Contact us online

  • Posted by Tom Finan
  • On 28th November 2020
In December 2020 Your Health Partnership is trialling a new way for patients to submit non urgent medical and administrative issues via a secure online form; answer a few simple questions and submit your request to the practice 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Requests will be reviewed Monday – Friday between 08:00am […]
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Flu vaccine for the over 50’s from December

  • Posted by Tom Finan
  • On 20th November 2020
You may have the seen the announcement today that people aged between 50 and 64 who wouldn’t usually receive a free flu jab will be able to get one from GPs and pharmacies from the 1st of December – this is a significant increase to the flu vaccine programme. Our practice will be offering a […]
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‘Please listen carefully to the following options as there are changes’

  • Posted by Tom Finan
  • On 19th October 2020
Our telephone lines remain a challenge for many people, particularly now that because of the pandemic, visiting our practice is by appointment only. In an effort to improve the situation we have simplified our telephone menu to 3 options and 2 queues for incoming calls; one for appointments and one for everything else: Option 1: […]
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Thursday 8th October 2020; Covid-19 Update

  • Posted by Tom Finan
  • On 8th October 2020
We have been working incredibly hard to minimise the impact of Covid-19 on our patients and colleagues but like so many people across our community we are now being directly affected by the rise in cases. An increasing number of colleagues, both clinical and non-clinical, from across the practice are having to isolate at home […]
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A guide to getting through coronavirus for parents and carers

A guide to getting through coronavirus for parents and carers

  • Posted by yhpadmin
  • On 7th October 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has turned the lives of many parents and carers upside down, creating added anxiety and increased pressure, especially for parents and carers of children with existing mental health problems. YoungMinds asked over 1,500 parents and carers what advice they would give to others caring for children and young people during the coronavirus […]
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New restrictions announced to control local Covid-19 increase

  • Posted by Tom Finan
  • On 14th September 2020
From Tuesday 15th September, new restrictions come into force within Birmingham, Sandwell and Solhull local authority areas. In summary you must not allow people you do not live with in your home or garden; you must not visit people you do not live with – within or outside Sandwell. The Gov.uk website has published guidance […]
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