We do not run specific clinics at set times for the following services. Appointments are available during normal surgery hours.
A general Health ‘MOT’ with particular emphasis on helping you to avoid heart disease. All newly registered patients are required to have a new patient health check on joining the practice. All patients aged between 40 and 74 years of age will be invited for an NHS health check every 5 years. For information click here.
All women from age 25 are recommended to have a cervical smear every 3 years until the age of 50 and thereafter every 5 years until aged 65. All women over the age of 50 will be called for breast screening every 3 years.
These will include the same checks as for the well person but will include lifestyle advice particularly relevant to men.
Advice on contraception including provision of free condoms.Emergency contraception also available.
This care is shared between the doctor, midwife and hospital-based specialists.
For general advice, weighing etc. Every Wednesday 10.30 -12.00pm. Barnt Green Baptist Church 0121-457-8540. It is now recommended that babies are weighed no more frequently than at 8 weeks, 12 weeks,16 weeks and 12 months.
Clinician: Health Visitor
Child Development Checks
These are carried out mainly by the Health Visitor. The 8 week baby check is carried out prior to starting vaccinations. The Baby clinic is run by the Health Visitor and is held every Wednesday from 10.30am until 12.00pm at Barnt Green Baptist Church except during the school holidays. For information contact 0121-457-8540.
We recommend full vaccination of pre-school children. Appointments will normally be sent to you but if in doubt please contact us. For a full schedule of recommended immunisations click here.
Travel Vaccinations and holiday advice
Anyone planning holidays abroad should refer to the Fit for travel website and then check with the practice nurse at least 2-3 months before they are due to travel as to which vaccinations are required. The surgery is registered with the DOH as a Yellow Fever vaccination centre. Some vaccinations are not available on the NHS and therefore a fee will be charged. Please click here for more information.
These are available in October. Information will be posted in the surgery and on this site when dates are confirmed.This vaccination is recommended for those over 65 and anyone suffering from a chronic disease such as diabetes or heart disease.
Available to the same group of patients as above but only needs to be given once during your lifetime.
Chronic Disease Management
The care of these patients is shared between the Doctor and Nurse.You will be called for an annual review to keep you in the best of health.
We strongly advise you to quit smoking, it can lead to many health problems including cancer, heart disease, lung disease and strokes. Local resources to help you stop smoking can be found at
or go to the NHS website regarding stopping smoking
Some of the doctors are qualified to perform minor surgery and cryo surgery.
This is available to patients who are significantly overweight and highly motivated to lose weight. Please leave your details at reception and the practice nurse will contact you.