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More appointments!

After reviewing the amount of appointments we offer and recruiting two new Advanced Nurse Practitioners, St Peters Surgery are now offering more appointment availability per week. To find out more, feel free to attend our next Patient Participation Group in March.

We now have a SMS messaging service for patient appointment reminders.  If you wish to receive messages please contact the reception with an up to date mobile number.  alternatively you can download the smart app to your phone Mjog Messenger for health and fitness.  If you wish to opt out then please inform a member of the reception team. 

Please note you will be offered an option as part of the reminder to cancel your appointment by texting back the word Cancel.  This is an automated service so please ensure you type only the word CANCEL for this service to work.

FAMILY & FRIENDS TEST (FFT)

Please tell us what you think of the service you received when visiting the Practice - See the on-line Family and Friends Test button on the home page of this website. 

WASTED APPOINTMENTS

Patients who repeatedly fail to attend appointments they have made are being sent warning letters. Patients who continue to waste appointments after a warning may be removed from the patient list.

 

TELEPHONE ACCESS

We are continuing with our drive to improve telephone access.  To reduce the demand on the telephone patients can use the "Online" Services detailed on this website.

 

"OUT OF HOURS" 

When the surgery is closed there will be a recorded message giving clear instructions on how to contact the “Out of Hours” Service or, if the surgery is closed for training during normal hours, how to contact a doctor.  For “Out of Hours” Service - Telephone 111

If the Surgery is closed for training -

Telephone 01922 501999


Home Visits

Home visits should only be requested when you are too ill to attend the surgery. Please attend the surgery for a consultation whenever possible. Should a visit be necessary please ring the surgery before 11.30am as this helps the doctors to plan their rounds, only urgent requests should be made after this time

Cancelling your Appointment
If you are unable to attend your appointment at St. Peter's Surgery, please give 24 hours notice by telephone or by using the link at the bottom of this page to cancel your appointment.

 

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update:

Please remember we are still here to provide advice/treatment for any medical concerns. If you need to be seen face to face we can make this happen in a way that keeps you safe. Please don't ignore worrying symptoms.

Stay at home for 7 days if you have either:

  • a high temperature
  • a new continuous cough
  • a loss or change to sense of smell or taste

This will help to protect others in your community while you are infectious. Do not go to a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital. YOu do not need to contact NHS 111 to tell them you're staying at home. We will not be testing people who are self-isolating with mild symptoms.

Help protect yourself and others from coronavirus. Find out more about the symptoms, how to prevent spread and advice for travellers. Learn more at these sites: http://nhs.uk/coronavirus

COVID-19

Despite the current COVID-19 pandemic, it is still recommended that your child receives their vaccines as this protects them against other serious diseases that can still cause them harm.

Parent Tips - Childhood Immunisations 1: An introduction to childhood immunisations

Parent Tips - Childhood Immunisations 2: Frequently Asked Questions


Welcome to St. Peter's Surgery

St_Peters_SurgeryThe practice has purpose built premises which offer a comprehensive range of facilities, including easy access and facilities for the disabled. All of the staff who work here are part of the health care team working for your benefit, but some staff are employees of the Walsall Community Health Trust and are attached to the Practice to provide additional local services.  St. Peter's Surgery has been recognised as an Investor in People and is a GP Registrar training practice. The Doctors work as an unlimited Partnership to provide General Medical Services and enhanced services under the new NHS Contract from the above address.

This surgery website is designed to provide you and your family with all of the basic details you require to enable you to make the best use of the services and facilities we offer. We will keep it current with any developments or other details that we feel are relevant to you.

For a copy of the practice leaflet please click here

Practice Leaflet

Listening to Patients


PATIENT CONFIDENTIALITY & DATA PROTECTION PRIVACY NOTICES

Please note: St. Peter's Surgery has updated it's Patient Confidentiality & Data Protection policies in order to comply with the General Data Protection Regulations.

For more detailed information and information leaflet please see the "Practice Polices" link under further information (Right hand side of this page).

A Patient information leaflet is also available from reception.


Extra GP Appointments Available for Walsall Patients

Walsall GP Extended HoursPatients registered with a Walsall GP can benefit from the Extended GP Access Service.   NHS Walsall Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has worked with local GPs to create four “Hubs” based at Darlaston Health Centre, Pinfold Health Centre, Broadway Medical Practice and Portland Medical Practice.  The “Hubs” are currently run by a group of local GPs. For further information please follow the above link.

Christmas Opening Hours - Extended Access


Self Care And Over the Counter Medicines

NHS England has made some changes to the availability of some medications on prescription.  See the attached video from Walsall CCG


 

HOW TO APPLY FOR ACCESS TO OUR NEW ON-LINE SERVICES


CQC INSPECTION RATING (For full details see further information page) -


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