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).