Tuesday 1st September; Covid-19 update

  • Posted by Tom Finan
  • On 1st September 2020
Covid-19 is still circulating within the community and it is important that we all stay safe by continuing to follow the guidance around social distancing, wearing a mask where you need to, regularly washing your hands and self-isolating if you start to experience symptoms; a new persistent cough; a fever (feeling hot and uncomfortable); a […]
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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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You said; we did…Book your appointments in advance

  • Posted by Tom Finan
  • On 1st September 2020
We know that for some time patients have been asking us to make some changes to the way that we offer appointments at the Practice and, despite the delay and extra complications that the pandemic has brought us, we are now excited to be able to announce some pretty significant changes to the system that […]
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August Bank Holiday Weekend

  • Posted by Tom Finan
  • On 26th August 2020
If you need us, we will be here for you this weekend and every weekend: Saturday 29th August: 08:30am – 11:30am Sunday 30th August: 09:00am – 11:00am Monday 31st August 08:00am – 10:00am Whatever your plans, we hope you have a safe and enjoyable time.
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Our new Practice Survey is now open

  • Posted by Tom Finan
  • On 19th August 2020
The Covid-19 pandemic has been and continues to be, a challenging time for everyone. We have had to make tough decisions about how we operate our service, often at short notice, that have resulted in big changes for our patients and team. One positive is that we have been able to really think about how […]
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Covid-19; guidance on face coverings

  • Posted by Tom Finan
  • On 24th July 2020
As of the 24th July 2020, the law regarding the wearing of face coverings in public has changed. Different regulations exist for wearing face coverings in different parts of the UK, however in England there are specific circumstances when a face covering is required by law – for full details and the latest guidance please […]
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Shielding for the Clinically Extremely Vulnerable

  • Posted by Tom Finan
  • On 26th June 2020
The UK Government has set out a roadmap for the clinically extremely vulnerable on the future of the shielding programme.   For now, the guidance remains the same – stay at home and only go outside to exercise or to spend time outdoors with a member of your household, or with one other person from another household […]
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Friday 12th June 2020; Covid-19 Update

  • Posted by Tom Finan
  • On 12th June 2020
It sounds a little repetitive but it is important to keep saying it, thank you for your continued patience and support during what has been and what continues to be a very difficult time for all – we know that we aren’t out of the woods just yet. We are however pleased to be able […]
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Potential text message scam

  • Posted by Tom Finan
  • On 28th May 2020
Public Health England (PHE) has advised of a potential scam involving a text message being sent to some women claiming to be from the NHS Cervical Screening Programme “Call and Recall” service. The text message advises that the recipient is overdue for their cervical screening test (smear test) and to call a mobile number to […]
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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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