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Monday 11th May 2020; Covid-19 Update

  • Posted by Tom Finan
  • On 13th May 2020
Firstly, we would like to extend our thanks for your patience and support during what has been and what continues to be, a very challenging time for everyone. Until the national NHS guidance changes, the adjustments that we have made to our service will remain in place to protect you and our team but we […]
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Monday 25th May – we’ll be here

  • Posted by Tom Finan
  • On 21st May 2020
Monday 25th May – how did we get here so fast?! Our team have been working flat out to keep the Practice running during the pandemic and although we will still be here as normal during the weekend, our opening hours will be shorter on Monday to give everyone a well deserved rest 😴 Friday […]
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Friday 8th May 2020 – we’ll be here

  • Posted by Tom Finan
  • On 4th May 2020
Friday 8th May 2020 – 75 years since VE day and our next Bank Holiday. However you’re planning to spend the day (safely and maintaining the lockdown with a stiff upper lip that our Parents/Grandparents/Great Grandparents would be proud of) we’ll be here for you if you need us: Friday 8th May: 08:00am – 8:00pmSaturday […]
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Easter Bank Holiday Weekend

  • Posted by Tom Finan
  • On 7th April 2020
Alongside our colleagues across the NHS, we will be open as normal throughout the Bank Holiday weekend to make sure that you can access the care and advice that you need: Friday 10th April: 08:00am – 8:00pm Saturday 11th April: 8:30am – 11:30am Sunday 12th April: 09:00am – 11:00am Monday 13th April 08:00am – 8:00pm […]
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Are you a patient with Asthma or COPD?

  • Posted by Tom Finan
  • On 30th March 2020
Asthma UK has some useful guidance regarding coronavirus https://bit.ly/2JpWP1M We are aware that inaccurate information is circulating regarding rescue packs for patients with pre-existing respiratory conditions such as asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). A rescue pack is not required under the current circumstances and you do not need to contact us for a […]
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Whiteheath Medical Centre will be closed until further notice

  • Posted by Tom Finan
  • On 17th March 2020
As more of our colleagues are impacted by the Coronavirus pandemic, we are assessing our ability to offer a safe and sustainable service to our patients – this involves moving our available teams into different buildings so that we can keep working. This is one of the advantages of being a single GP Practice operating […]
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Mace Street Clinic will be closed until Monday 23rd March 2020

  • Posted by Tom Finan
  • On 16th March 2020
Following the self-isolation of members of our team, we have taken the difficult decision to close Mace Street Clinic until Monday 23rd March at the earliest. If you are a patient of Mace Street Clinic you can still access our services by contacting us on the usual number 01384 354 653. If, following your telephone […]
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Change to Sandwell Phlebotomy Service

  • Posted by Tom Finan
  • On 15th March 2020
In response to the current Coronavirus situation, Sandwell has suspended their drop-in service for blood tests. Patients who need to attend for a blood test must first contact the Phlebotomy Service in order to make an appointment and answer a couple of screening questions. You can contact them by calling 0121 507 6104, Monday – […]
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