Ashfield Surgery8 Walmley RoadSutton Coldfield, B76 1QNTel: 0121 351 7955
1. Important NoticeFrom 1 March 2019 pharmacies will no longer be able to order prescriptions on behalf of patients at this practice. If this change affects you please make arrangements to order your own prescriptions directly from the surgery. 2. On-line Patient Access - See video and information below. Sign up today ..3. Electronic Prescribing Service (EPS) Info here:EPS INFO Download Pharmacy Nomination Form here: Form4. TIMES ARE CHANGING - EXTENDED ACCESS EVENINGS & WEEKENDS: wef 1 June 2019 The HUB has changed to LEY HILL SURGERY, 228 Lichfield Rd, Sutton Coldfield B74 2UEEXTENDED HOURS HELD AT ASHFIELD SURGERY, HAVE NOW BEEN RESUMED THROUGH OUR PCN. PLEASE NOTE THESE APPMTS ARE ADDITIONAL TO THE HUB UNTIL DEC 2019.
5. Care of your ears: Ear Syringing is used to clear ear wax from ears that is causing reduced hearing. This service will no longer be available at the surgery. We have put together an INFORMATION LEAFLET designed to help you care for your ears.6. CCG Poster with information on medications available Over The Counter - see Repeat Presriptions.
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MB ChB MRCGP
MB ChB MRCGP DFSRH (Salaried GP)
Long term locum
Registrar - Aug 2017-July 2018-currently on maternity leave, returning May 2019
Registrar - Aug 18-January 19-currently on maternity leave, returning Dec 2019
Our nurses are all highly qualified and have a wide variety of skills and specialty qualifications.
Practice nurses are qualified and registered nurses. They can help with health issues such as family planning, healthy living advice, blood pressure checks and dressings. The practice nurses run clinics for long-term health conditions such as asthma or diabetes, minor ailment clinics and carry out cervical smears.
Healthcare assistants support practice nurses with their daily work and carry out tasks such as phlebotomy (drawing blood), blood pressure measurement, smoking cessation, assist doctors with minor surgery, NHS Health Checks and new patient checks. They may act as a chaperone when a patient or doctor requests one.
The Practice Manager is involved in managing all of the business aspects of the practice such as making sure that the right systems are in place to provide a high quality of patient care, human resources, finance, patient safety, premises and equipment and information technology. The practice manager supports the GPs and other medical professionals with delivering patient services and also helps to develop extended services to enhance patient care.
Deputy Practice Manager, joins us on 31 July 2017. She will assist and deputise for the Practice Manager, to ensure the management of the practice is maintained to the high standard of care we strive to offer to our patients.
The administration team provide an important link for patients with the practice and are your initial contact point for general enquiries. They can provide basic information on services and direct you to the right person depending on your health issue or query. They also perform other important tasks such as issuing repeat prescriptions and dealing with prescription enquiries, dealing with patient records, medical reports and vasectomy clinics.
The Reception team is led by our Reception Managers, Karen & Beccy. Receptionists provide an important link for patients with the practice and are your initial contact point for making appointments, collection of prescriptions and correspondence from main reception. They also perform other important tasks such as new registrations, dealing with incoming and outgoing patient records, and attaching/scanning electronic hospital letters to patient medical records.
The secretarial team provide an important link for patients with the practice and are your initial contact point for medical enquiries. They carry out important tasks including referral letters, secretarial tasks for the doctors, liaising with hospitals, mental health teams and clinicians allied to the practice such as district nurses, health visitors. The secretaries are 'buddied' to named GPs at Ashfield.
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