Bordesley Green Surgery

143-145 Bordesley Green, Birmingham B9 5EG

Clinics

Test Results
Our receptionist staff may where appropriate give out test results from your doctors.  Please phone the surgery after 11:00am if possible.  To maintain confidentiality results will only be given to the individual or the parents of minors.  You may be asked personal information by the receptionist to confirm your identity. Where the result of an investigation requires action, we will make every attempt to contact you.

Health promotion Clinic
Management of chronic diseases including asthma, COPD, Diabetes, Stroke, Heart Disease, Hypertension, Epilepsy, Mental Health, Cancer and Hypothyroidism.

Well Woman Clinic
Well Woman Clinic includes Smears tests and health promotion advises, sexual health screening, Chlamydia testing, offering sexual health condoms and Hepatitis B vaccinations at risk patients.

Maternity Clinic
Maternity Clinic includes preconception counselling & Antenatal and Postnatal care

Child Health Surveillance Clinic
The baby clinic is run by a doctor and the Health Visitor for 6-week child development checks. The appointments are sent through Child Health Department.

Travel Vaccinations
Please make an appointment with the surgery with the practice nurse, ask about six weeks before travelling to ensure adequate cover. A charge will be made for certain vaccinations which are not covered by the NHS. You will always be told of any costs in advance

Flu vaccination
An Influenza vaccination is particularly recommended for a patient with heart, lung or kidney disease, diabetes and residents of nursing home and rest homes. Please contact the reception staff in September for details of the vaccination dates and to make an appointment.

Mental Health and Counselling
Counselling is available by referral from your doctor, A qualified counsellor is available on Fridays each week.  Please speak to the doctor if you think you would benefit by speaking to the counsellor.

Minor Surgery and Joint Injection
The Doctors carry out minor surgical procedures i.e. Joint injections by appointment. Please ask at the reception to make an appointment with the doctor who will be happy to advise you on this

Private, Non-NHS services and Other information
Some services are not covered by NHS and a charge as per BMA recommendation is payable in advance.  An appointment to see the doctor is always required for any certificate and a private letter.  For medical reports and examination for driving and insurance application please ask at the reception. One week advance notice is required for completion of private letters/forms and be collected between 12-1pm following week.  Please do not insist on emergency completion of form or letter.

Childhood Immunisations
Baby vaccinations are administered here at the surgery by the Practice Nurse on Alternate Monday mornings at 11.30am. Child Health Department will send you your baby’s appointment to attend this surgery. If you cannot attend your given appointment date or you feel you do not wish your baby to have the vaccinations at the moment because he/she is unwell, don’t worry, you will be sent another appointment date.

To attend one of these clinics please ring our reception on 0121 7661335.

The chart below shows at what ages your child should be immunised:

UK 2013 Immunisation Schedule

AGE Immunisation (Vaccine Given)
2 months
  • DTaP/IPV(polio)/Hib (diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (whooping cough), polio, and Haemophilus influenzae type b) – all-in-one injection: Pediacel®; plus:
  • PCV (pneumococcal conjugate vaccine) – in a separate injection: Prevenar 13®.
  • Rotarix® (rotavirus gastroenteritis) – oral route.
3 months
  • DTaP/IPV(polio)/Hib (2nd dose: Pediacel®); plus:
  • MenC (meningitis C) – in a separate injection: NeisVac-C® or Meningigate®.
  • Rotarix® (rotavirus gastroenteritis) – oral route.
4 months
  • DTaP/IPV(polio)/Hib (3rd dose: Pediacel®); plus:
  • PCV (2nd dose: Prevenar 13®) – in a separate injection.
Between 12 and 13 months
  • Hib/MenC (combined as one injection) – 4th dose of Hib and 2nd dose of MenC: Menitorix®; plus:
  • MMR (measles, mumps and rubella) – combined as one injection: Priorix®   or MMR II®; plus:
  • PCV (3rd dose: Prevenar 13®) – in a separate injection.
3 years and four months to 5 years
  • Pre-school booster of DTaP/IPV(polio): Repevax® or Infanrix-IPV®; plus:
  • MMR (second dose: Priorix® or MMR II®) – in a separate injection.
Around 12-13 years (girls)
  • HPV (human papillomavirus types 16 and 18) – three injections: Gardasil®. The second injection is given 1-2 months after the first one. The third is given about six months after the first one.
Around 13-18 years
  • Td/IPV(polio) booster: Revaxis®.
  • MenC (booster dose: NeisVac® or Meningitec®) – in a separate injection.
Adults
  • Influenza and PCV for those aged over 65 years and also those in high-risk groups.
  • Td/IPV(polio) – for those not fully immunised as a child: Revaxis®.
  • DTaP/IPV(polio) – for pregnant women 28-38 weeks gestation.
  • Shingles (Zostavax®) for those aged 70-79 years (from Sept 2013).

 

Access During COVID-19

 
Due to the current Coronavirus COVID 19 Situation, the practice is operating differently. Bordesley Green Surgery is still here for you, but how you access our services has changed due to COVID-19. If you are feeling unwell or if you have any health symptoms that you are worried about, please call us to make an appointment on 0121 7661335. We are open and fully operational, but we can no longer see walk-in patients without an appointment. However we would like to assure you that we are still here to look after you and we will arrange the best care according to your health needs.
 
If you need to see a doctor or clinician face to face then this will be arranged for you. Please be aware this may be at a different local practice.
 
If you need medical advice, please call between 9am-10am and book a call back. This will likely be a phone call or a video call during practice opening hours between 9am and 6:30pm.
 
If you have a pre-booked face to face consultation please ensure you:

· Arrive wearing a face covering.
· Use the hand sanitiser provided.
· Try to maintain a 2 metre social distance from other patients.
· Try to limit the amount of time you spend in the surgery by not arriving more than 5 minutes before you appointment. If you arrive early – you may be asked to wait in the car to maintain social distancing and minimum contact with other patients.
· Attend alone, or with only 1 carer/parent as necessary.
 
What to expect when you arrive:
· Your temperature will be taken on arrival.
· Clinicians may be wearing scrubs, PPE (Personal Protection Equipment) such as Visor, Mask, Gloves and Apron. This is for the safety of you and our staff, please do not be alarmed by this.
· To reduce the risk of cross contamination we have locked our public toilets. Please try to refrain from asking the receptionist to use the toilet unless absolutely necessary.
 
Local people must also book a test immediately if they have any of the main symptoms of coronavirus. They are:
· A high temperature
· A new, continuous cough
· Loss or change in sense of smell or taste
 
If they have any of these symptoms, they can book a COVID-19 test by calling 119 or online at: http://nhs.uk/coronavirus