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CORONAVIRUS

If you have a new continuous cough, fever or a loss in taste/smell

DO NOT ENTER THE BUILDING

 You are advised to go home and self-isolate without any testing for CORONAVIRUS, regardless of travel history or contact with confirmed cases

Please keep in touch through our Instagram and Facebook page:

@umpbirmingham

Evening and weekend appointments are available from the 4th July 2019 at Harborne Medical Practice for patients who are registered with University Medical Practice.

Please follow the Extended Access link to find out more.

 

Repeat Prescription ordering? 

Please take a look at "Clinics and Services"

Contraception Appointment?

Please book in with a member of our Nursing staff.

Changed Address?

Please update the practice if you have changed address or telephone number - it is vital that we have correct contact details.  Please select the Online Services from our Quick Links menu on the right. You must live within our practice area to remain registered with us - look at the practice area map in the New Patients tab to check where you live.

Car Park

The University has introduced Pay & Display around our car park at the back of the surgery. Patients attending the surgery for 90 minutes or less can park without charge in the car park area closest to the surgery.

Named Doctor

All patients have a named doctor and you will be informed who that is when you register for the first time. However we have an "open list policy" which means you are welcome to see whichever doctor you choose but we would strongly advise trying to see a consistent doctor, especially for long term health conditions. Please see here for more information.

We have had our Care Quality Commission visit - see their report on our services.

DUE TO THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC, UNIVERSITY MEDICAL PRACTICE IS OPERATING A TOTAL TELEPHONE FIRST TRIAGE SYSTEM.

Please DO NOT come to the surgery unless this has been previously agreed by a GP or Nurse at the practice.

This decision, following Government and NHS guidance, has been taken in order to minimise the potential spread of illness and to protect our staff and other patients.

From Monday 16th March 2020 all walk in blood clinics will be temporarily suspended.  If you need a blood test please telephone the surgery and you will be offered a pre-booked appointment after being asked some health screening questions.

We are working hard to maintain a service for all of our patients and very much appreciate your patience and assistance at this very difficult and challenging time.

If you have a PERSITANT NEW CONTINUOUS COUGH, FEVER or LOSS OF TASTE/SMELL DO NOT attend the Practice, current guidance is that you self-isolate for 7 days.  For full advice see https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/

If you have the above symptoms but feel particularly unwell, please access NHS 111 on line https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/

Please DO NOT ATTEND the Practice unless instructed to do so.

For more information and updates please follow our Instagram page (@umpbirmingham) and our Facebook page facebook.com/ump.birmingham.75

The University Medical Practice

We are a long established group practice of doctors working from purpose built premises on the edge of campus in Edgbaston. Whilst we have a close relationship with the University and cater mainly for students and staff, we are fully independent as a 'normal' general practice and we welcome local residents who live within the practice area to register.

We have close links with the various University departments and are well used to providing medical notes and helping with student welfare issues.

Currently there are 5 male doctors, 3 female doctors, as well as a team of 4 nurses & a phlebotomist, working in the practice and offering a wide range of medical services

From 1 April 2015, GP Practices have been allocating all patients (including children) a named, accountable GP. The named GP will have overall responsibility for the care and support that our surgery provides to you. However for your day to day consultations you can continue to see any doctor within the practice.

Individual patients are informed of their named, accountable GP at the first appropriate interaction with the Practice. This may include letters you receive from the Practice, a note on your prescription, a visit to reception, a text message, to name a few. Patients are welcome to contact the surgery if they wish to know their named GP.

We offer ten minute appointments during morning and afternoons, convenient for people on or around campus during the day. 

To book on-line appointments, click on the ink below 

Appointment Booking / Repeat Prescriptions

(Site updated 23/07/2020)
For appointments and prescriptions please use the Online Services link above. Alternatively, just click here.
 
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