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Saturday 21st September & Sunday 22nd September 2019 - Surgery opening hours

  • Saturday 21st September - 11.30 - 13.30 (Please note there will be no Nurse or HCA appointments available during this time.)

  • Sunday 22nd September - 11.00 - 14.00 

What to do when we are closed

IF YOU ARE A REGISTERED PATIENT AND REQUIRE MEDICAL ASSISTANCE WHEN THE HEALTH CENTRE IS CLOSED PLEASE TELEPHONE 0121 203 9999 & CHOOSE OPTION 2 & YOU  WILL BE TRANSFERRED TO OUR OUT OF HOURS PROVIDER.

HALCYON MEDICAL RELOCATION APRIL 2019

The Practice has now moved to our new premises located at Unit 8, 24 Martineau Place, Birmingham City Centre, B2 4UH.

FROM MONDAY 29TH APRIL OUR NEW TELEPHONE NUMBER WILL BE 0121 203 9999.

What to do when we are closed

IF YOU ARE A REGISTERED PATIENT AND REQUIRE MEDICAL ASSISTANCE WHEN THE HEALTH CENTRE IS CLOSED PLEASE TELEPHONE 0121 203 9999 & YOU WILL BE TRANSFERRED TO THE OUT OF HOURS SERVICE.

Alternative services:

Improved Access Scheme Urban Health Primary Care Network is launching the IAS (Improved Access Scheme) to extend the hours available to patients to be seen by a GP for its member practices. As Halcyon Medical is a member of Urban Health, patients will be able to book to see a GP for the following extended hours: Monday to Friday: 18:30 – 20:00 (6:30pm till 8pm) Saturday: 09:00 – 13:00 (9am till 1pm) Sunday: 09.00 – 12:00 (9am till 12pm) Your local Hub is Broadway Health Centre Group Practice, Cope Street, Ladywood, Birmingham, B18 7BA.  To book an appointment with the Improved Access Scheme, please call the Surgery number 0121 411 0363 where you will be either put through to your Practice Hub or given details of how to contact Broadway Health Centre.

Birmingham NHS Walk-in Centre, lower ground floor, Boots the Chemist, 67-69 High Street, Birmingham, B4 7TA, tel. 0121 255 4500.

NHS 111:  Call 111 for confidential healthcare advice 24 hours a day. 

Urgent Care Centre:  The nearest Urgent Care Centre is Summerfield Urgent Care Centre, 134 Heath Street, Winson Green, Birmingham, B18 7AL, tel. 0121 389 1100.

Accident & Emergency Departments:  HOSPITAL A&E DEPARTMENTS ARE FOR SERIOUS ACCIDENTS AND EMERGENCIES NOT MINOR INJURIES OR HEALTH PROBLEMS.  The nearest hospital is City Hospital, Dudley Road, Winson Green, Birmingham, B18 7QH, tel. 0121 554 3801. 

On-line Patient Access

When registering you may also want to set up a Patient Access account. Reception will print a form containing your registration details and instructions on how to set up your account.

Patient Access will allow you to:

  • Book appointments on-line.
  • View and request medication.
  • View test results and letters.
  • View summary or subset of your full medical record.

Cancelling your Appointment

If you are unable to attend an appointment with one of the doctors or nurses, please telephone or use the link at the bottom of this page to cancel your appointment.

By giving us as much notice as you can you are helping us to make sure that someone else is given your slot.

Where to go for other local services:

Birmingham NHS Walk-in Centre, lower ground floor, Boots the Chemist, 67-69 High Street, Birmingham, B4 7TA, tel. 0121 255 4500.

NHS 111:  Call 111 for confidential healthcare advice 24 hours a day. 

Urgent Care Centre:  The nearest Urgent Care Centre is Summerfield Urgent Care Centre, 134 Heath Street, Winson Green, Birmingham, B18 7AL, tel. 0345 245 0769.

Accident & Emergency Departments:  HOSPITAL A&E DEPARTMENTS ARE FOR SERIOUS ACCIDENTS AND EMERGENCIES NOT MINOR INJURIES OR HEALTH PROBLEMS.  The nearest hospital is City Hospital, Dudley Road, Winson Green, Birmingham, B18 7QH, tel. 0121 554 3801.

Sexual Health Services

We provide the following services:

  • Free condoms to all registered patients.
  • Free and confidential sexual health advice & screening by our trained and highly qualified nursing team.
  • Routine or symptomatic screening & treatment with any of our nurses.

What does a screening involve?

  • Screenings will involve an HIV test.
  • Blood tests for Hepatitis B&C.
  • Blood tests for syphilis.
  • Urine or swab tests for chlamydia or gonorrhea.

When should you expect results?

All sexual health results will be obtained within 7 working days.

If we are closed

If the surgery is closed then you can find sexual health advice and treatment at BRASH (located next door to Halcyon Medical). GUM clinic on Whittall Street ( Whittall Street,Birmingham, B4 6DH ). Hawthorn House at Heartlands Hospital - http://www.sexualhealthbirmingham.nhs.uk/clinics/hawthorn-house/ . Or you could also visit Brook sexual health clinic - the details are on their website here.

 

Some useful links on symptoms, treatment and advice

 

 

 

       Here is a link for a guide to condoms: http://www.bashh.org/BASHH/Public___patient_information/Condoms.aspx

       Here is a guide to gonorrhea from BASHH: http://www.bashh.org/BASHH/Public___patient_information/Information_on_STIs/Gonorrhoea.aspx

 

  • The NHS have provided an online sexual health clinic that you can find here.
There is also some information and a self assessment for STIs (Sexually Transmitted Infections) here.
 
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