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Waterworks Road,

Birmingham, B16 9AL

Fax: 0121 452 4896

 

 

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GP Appointments

All consultations are made by appointment and are normally available with the Doctor of your choice.

 

For on going medical problem it is helpful if you see the same Doctor.

You can make an appointment with one of our GPs for up to two weeks in advance.

 

Nurse Appointments

You can book an appointment with a Practice Nurse for 2-3 weeks ahead. Practice Nurses have training and experience in:

  • Minor illness
  • Health promotion
  • Preventative health care
  • Health screening
  • Chronic disease management

 

They provide a range of services including:

  • Travel advice
  • Immunisations
  • Minor illness clinic
  • Dressings and wound care
  • Monitoring of chronic diseases (Asthma, COPD, Diabetes, Heart, Blood Pressure, Rheumatology)
  • Weight management
  • Lifestyle advice
  • Sexual Health (Screening and advice, Family Planning, Contraception, Well woman clinics, Cervical smears)

 

Urgent Appointments

Should you have a medical problem that you feel needs to be dealt with the same day, you should

 

  • Phone Karis Medical Centre and speak to the receptionist.
  • Request a triage appointment.
  • Briefly explain the problem.
  • Provide a telephone number, which we can contact you on for the next two hours.  

 

Your details will then be passed onto the duty doctor or specialist minor illness nurse who will ring you to discuss your problem.

 

It may be possible for the doctor or nurse to deal with your problem over the telephone; alternatively you may be offered an appointment to come and see a doctor or specialist nurse.

 

Home Visits

A Doctor will visit you at home if you are housebound or too ill to come to surgery.

 

If you are mobile or the patient is a young child we would ask you to attend the Practice.

 

Please call before 11am

for a home visit

District Nurses

The Practice has a team of 4 District Nurses who visit people when they are unable to attend the surgery.

 

District Nurses have training and experience in wound care, chronic disease management including diabetes, continence promotion and palliative care.

 

The team provides nursing care between 8.30am - 5.00pm and also provides an evening service.

 

The team can be contacted on:

0300 555 1919

 

Health Visitors

The Practice has 3 Health Visitors who provide advice and support for families and children under 5 and expectant parents.

 

Health Visitors have training and experience in child health, health education and health promotion including parenting skills, teething, sleeping, feeding, or any special difficulties the family may be facing.

 

 

You can arrange an appointment

with the Health Visitors on:

0121 466 6245