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. People can also use the Urgent Care Centre in Warren Farm, which is based on Warren Farm Road, Kingstanding and is open 8.30 am to 7.30 pm every day
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.