Swanswell Medical Centre370 Gospel LaneAcocks GreenBirmingham, B27 7ALTel: 0121 706 5676
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Referral for antenatal care is via your GP. The antenatal clinic is held every Tuesday morning and alternate Wednesday mornings
The health vistor provides child development checks and pre-school drop-in clinics at Harvey Road every Tuesday: 9.30 am - 11.30 am, and at Shirley Road every 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month: 9.30 am - 11.30 am
The health visitor also offers advices on diet and feeding, sleep problems, behaviour problems, play & early learning, safety in the home, toilet training, bed-wetting and child protection.
Enquiries & Reception telephone No. 0121 465 1850
This service is restricted to certain high-risk groups e.g. diabetes and circulatory problems, and is held at Richmond Primary Care Centre, Bordesley Green East, Stechford.
Referral is by your doctor.
On site service provided in association with Dr Jones and Dr Schuppler. Referral is by your doctor.
Drug Worker clinics on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings.
Dr. Patel, Dr. Schuppler & Practice Nurses perform annual reviews by appointment. You will receive a postal invitation.
The practice nurses perform these by appointment. You will receive a postal invitation.
These are performed by Nurse Beverley Evans and Nurse Vivienne Waterer, aiming to improve asthma control.
Injections into various joints to relieve pain are available from your doctor.
Referral is by your Doctor.
All forms of contraception are available except caps and diaphragms. Emergency contraception should be requested as soon as possible (morning after pill within 24 hours, but up to 72 hours) – contact Primecare at the weekend.
Counselling and medication is available to support your attempt to stop smoking. It is important to keep your appointments for the full course of treatment. Make an appointment when you feel ready to stop smoking.
We offer a comprehensive travel health service, including Yellow Fever vaccination. Please request a travel questionnaire from reception and return it completed or fill out the online form at the bottom of this page. Two days later come into the surgery to receive advice regarding your vaccination and anti-malarial treatment needs and to make an appointment with the nurse.
Please note there are fees for the provision of some travel vaccines and medication.
There is information about countries and vaccinations required on the links below
It is important to make this initial appointment as early as possible - at least 6 weeks before you travel - as a second appointment will be required with the practice nurse to actually receive the vaccinations. These vaccines have to be ordered as they are not a stock vaccine. Your second appointment needs to be at least 2 weeks before you travel to allow the vaccines to work.
Some travel vaccines are ordered on a private prescription and these incur a charge over and above the normal prescription charge. This is because not all travel vaccinations are included in the services provided by the NHS.
To help us offer the appropriate advice, please fill out the online form before coming to see the nurse.
You are able to contact the surgery at any time during the day for results of tests, although you are requested to avoid first thing in the morning as this is when reception is particularly busy.
Allow 3-4 days following submission of specimen or as instructed by the doctor or nurse. X-ray results are usually available after 2 weeks.
Please note that the practice has a strict policy regarding confidentiality and data protection and we will only release test results to the person to whom they relate unless that person has given prior permission for the release of this data or they are not capable of understanding the results.
When you take your test you will be told how long it will be before the results are returned to the practice. It is your responsibility to check your results and to make an appointment to discuss them with your doctor if your are advised to do so.
Fees (current rates available from reception) are payable for the following services:
It is Practice policy not to sign Passport Forms and Gun Licence applications.
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