Accessing Services Outside Opening Hours and Alternative Care Providers
The Omnia Practice is open between 8:30 am and 8 pm Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursday and until 6.30 pm on Tuesdays and Fridays. If you need further Emergency care there are a number of providers which should be able to help out until the surgery is open again.
Details on NHS 111 is available by following this link:- NHS 111
NHS Walk-in / Urgent Care Centres
These are useful centres where you can be treated for a range of minor illnesses or injuries. The Urgent Care Centre, based at Washwood Heath Health Centre on Clodeshall Road in Saltley, provides a walk in, no appointment service. The centre will see, treat and give advice for a wide range of minor illnesses and injuries, such as cuts, strains, sprains and other minor injuries and illnesses on site. The centre is open 9 am to 6.30 pm every day except Thursday and Fridays, with plans to extend the opening times soon.
Who should attend? The Urgent Care Centre will see, treat and give advice for a wide range of minor illnesses and injuries, including: Tonsillitis/throat infections, Chest infection, Mild asthma, Conjunctivitis/ eye problems, Cough, Abdominal pain, Minor injury, Burns and cuts, Ear infection and Emergency contraception.
If you are injured or seriously ill, you should go, or be taken, to A and E or call 999 in an emergency. This includes: loss of consciousness, pain that is not relieved by simple pain killers, rapid-onset confusion, persistent, severe chest pain, or breathing difficulties.