Measles Update

Measles – get protected, get in touch today We are seeing whole families coming forward to get vaccinated because of the current outbreak. If your child is not fully protected we are waiting eagerly to give them their protecting vaccine. Get in touch via the NHS App (https://www.nhs.uk/nhs-app/), our website www.ridgacremedicalcentres.com, by phone (01214223111) or […]

NHS App

Have you had a test at the surgery? Get your results simply and quickly on the NHS App. Do you know you can see the result of tests ordered by the surgery on the NHS App. This includes: You can see your results as soon as we have checked them, along with the doctor’s comments. This […]

vPPG

Thank you for your patience with regards to the results of the previous survey conducted in September regarding access to the GP services and the new triage system.  The triage system is in line with NHS England plan to restore primary care access.  We had a great response with our last survey with 24 patients […]

Update on our online triage service

Enquiries have been coming in from patients using our new online assess service for the first time so we thought it would be helpful to give an update on what is behind it. Any new system needs adjustment, especially when it involves online technology, but we are confident that a) change was needed and b) […]

Patient Guide to Sending Requests!

Step 1 Go to the Ridgacre Medical Centres website and select your practice, i.e. Ridgacre House Surgery or The Nechells Practice. Step 2 When you have clicked on your practice, please find and click on the “Send a request (e.g. Consultations)” button. Step 3 You will now be presented with a screen titled “Contact us […]

Telephone Calls

We aim to call you as close to your telephone appointment as we can, and normally within one hour at most.

Facemask

If you have new symptoms of cough, fever or sore throat you are required to wear a mask when at the surgery, for the protection of other patients and of staff. Please do a Covid test before coming and inform us immediately if you have a positive result.

Covid vaccination update – 2nd booster programme

We continue to provide Covid vaccinations at the Church of The Latter Day Saints in Haborne. The second booster vaccine, for the over 75s, immunosuppressed, housebound and care home residents began on 21 March 2022 and will be coordinated by the practice. It will be offered by invitation only at this stage to ensure we […]

Changes to the Shielding (‘Clinically Extremely Vulnerable’) list, 26 February 2021

The government have expanded the group of people who are identified as ‘clinically extremely vulnerable’ (shielding). This group now includes patients identified by the government’s new Covid-19 Population Risk Assessment tool (Q-Covid). This calculates your risk not just according to your medical conditions, but also by factors such as your age, weight, gender, ethnicity and […]

Changes to the Shielding (‘Clinically Extremely Vulnerable’) list – February 21, 2021

The government have announced that they are expanding the group of people who are identified as ‘clinically extremely vulnerable’ (shielding). This group now includes patients identified by the government’s new Covid-19 Population Risk Assessment tool, called the Q-Covid tool. This calculates your risk not just according to your medical conditions, but also by factors such […]

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