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 Welcome to Balance Street Health Centre.

Important Information: Dr Seddon's departure

Following the departure of Dr Seddon at the end of November 2018, we hope that you can bear with us until we find a replacement GP. 
Due to the ever increasing demands on primary care nationally, we’re all having to make changes to the way we work in General Practice. You will find that our Reception Team will ask key questions so that they are able to triage your call to the most suitable member of the primary care team. 
We have appointed a small number of regular GPs and Nurse practitioner locums who have the skill sets to meet your continuity of care at this difficult time. 
Because of the situation we find ourselves in we have sign posted Dr Seddon's patients, but are unable to provide you with another Partner at the practice due to the existing Doctors lists being at capacity.
Balance Street Practice is the only practice in East Staffordshire to still offer a personal list and although this is our preferred method of working we are unable to accommodate individual requests to change GP.

Thank you for your patience from all the Partners at Balance Street Practice.

Our next Staff Training Day is 7th February 2019. The practice will close from 1:30. Dispensary will be closed from 1:30-4:30.

**NEW** Our practice is involved with a new Living Well program - please check back soon for more information under "clinics & services"

New Services

Saturday Hub- Patient Access

A Saturday hub will be starting at Balance Street Practice from the 14th April- 29th September 2018. Bookings will be managed by 111 and appointments available from 8.30am-12.00noon. The HUB will be supporting Burton A&E department.

Patient Access

Patient access will allow you, as a patient, to book appointments and order your repeat prescriptions online and to have access to a summary of your medical record. To have access to this service you will need to come to the surgery to fill out a form, your email address and mobile telephone number will be required, which will then give you access within 5 working days. For more information visit; www.patient.co.uk/access or pop into the surgery.

 

Extended Hours...

Balance Street Practice now offer GP appointments at 7.45am on a Monday morning, 6.30pm appointments and GP telephone consultation are also available. These appointments can be booked online or by ringing the surgery on 01889 562145.

To register for online booking please contact the surgery.

Urgent appointments are always available each morning.

 

Minor Injuries...

Balance Street Practice offers a minor injuries service for patients registered with this practice.

To avoid an unneccessary trip and a long wait in A&E, think about coming to us for:

  • Lacerations
  • Superficial wounds
  • Sprains
  • Minor Scald

We are open 8am - 6.30pm Monday - Friday on 01889 562145.

Outside of surgery hours please contact NHS 111 for their advice.





 
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