Surgery Closure

STAFF TRAINING EVENT  The surgery will be closed from 1PM on Wednesday 15th November 2017 for a whole practice training event, and will reopen at 8.30 AM on Thursday 16th November 2017. Please ensure you order your prescriptions in time to collect the day before as no prescriptions will be given out after 1PM on […]

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Hoax Calls

IMPORTANT NOTICE We have been informed by a practice locally that some of their patients have been victim to a series of Hoax calls. Patients, mainly the elderly, are being contacted via telephone by people claiming to be from the surgery and asking if they can call out to assess the safety of their home. […]

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New Appointment System

With an ever increasing ageing population and a general increase in the demand for GP appointments, practices are under pressure to find more efficient ways to deal with patient demand. In view of this Granton trialled a new appointment system throughout February and March 2016. The new system was aimed at improving patient access and ensuring that […]

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Granton Medical Centre joining Our Health Partnership

You Probably want to know what Out Health Partnership is Along with a lot of other GP Practices across Birmingham we have joined with other practices to create a new organisation that will give us more time to spend with our patients and provide you with a better health service. The new organisation is called […]

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Extended Hours

  If you feel you do not need to attend surgery for an appointment with a doctor, but would however like to discuss a matter relating to your health please be aware that we offer telephone consultations between 6.30pm and 7.30pm Monday to Thursday evenings.  During a week where there is a Bank Holiday the […]

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Telephone and CCTV Systems

The telephone system now records all telephone conversations and the CCTV system will record conversations at the reception desk.  This facility will be used as a training  and quality assessment tool and can also be used as a varification of telephone or face to face conversations between the patient and receptionist if required.

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Text Messaging Facility

The practice has the facility to text appointment reminders and updates to your mobile telephone.  If you would like to receive such reminders please advise the reception staff of your up to date mobile telephone number and remember to keep the practice informed if you change your mobile number.  We will need written or verbal […]

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Travel Vaccines

The practice offers travel vaccine advice together with appropriate vaccinations.  Tetanus, Typhoid and Hepatitis A Vaccines can be provided free of charge.  However, not all vaccines can by provided under NHS and therefore charges will be made for such vaccines as Rabies, Japanese Encephalitis, Tick Borne Encephalitis, Cholera and Hepatitis B for the purpose of travel.  […]

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NHS Health Check

It is possible to calculate an individual heart disease risk score for people aged between 40 and 75.  This screening is now available free at Granton Medical Centre. You will have an initial appointment with a Health Care Assistant where you will have your blood pressure, height, weight, waist measurement and blood tests taken. These include cholesterol, blood sugar ( […]

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