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2 Hawthorne RoadCastle BromwichBirmingham, B36 0HHTel: 0121 747 2422
Extended hours are held at the Bosworth Hub, Bosworth Medical Centre, Crabtree Drive, Chelmsley Wood, B37 5BU 18.30-20.00 Monday to Friday, 9-5 Saturday, by prior appointment only.
08:30 - 12:00
14:00 - 16:00
Dr A Negargar
Dr B Nair
Dr V Zilinskas (alternative weeks)
Dr T Feghali
Dr V Manyweathers
Dr V Zilinskas (alternative weeks)
Dr A Chitnis
Dr E Follows
Dr M Akhtar
DR M Akhtar
Evenings, Weekends and Some Bank Holidays. If an emergency occurs when the surgery is closed, ring the surgery number and your call will be automatically answered by a recorded message informing you of another ‘Birmingham and District General practitioner Emergency Room Ltd (BADGER 0300 555 9999).
If you are expected to attend a Primary Care Centre, you will be advised of the location. You will always be able to contact a doctor although it may not be your registered G.P. Please only use this service in emergencies. If a doctor is visiting you at night, Please put a light on to help the doctor find you.
In the case of urgent need when the practice is closed you can call NHS Direct (0845 4647) or 111 to speak to a triage nurse. Your needs will be assessed and advice offered or arrangements made for you to see a doctor.
Please do not ask to see a doctor out of hours unless you genuinely cannot wait until the surgery re-opens.
Call 999 in an emergency. Chest pains and / or shortness of breath constitute an emergency.
Urgent Treatment Centre’s within the Birmingham & Solihull area that NHS111 has access too:
Solihull Urgent Treatment CentreHurst Lane Clinic, 62 Hurst LaneCastle BromwichBirmingham B36 0EYOpening times: Monday – Sunday 10:30 – 22:30
Solihull Urgent Treatment Centre Hurst Lane Clinic, 62 Hurst Lane Castle Bromwich Birmingham B36 0EY Opening times: Monday – Sunday 10:30 – 22:30
Washwood Heath Urgent Treatment Centre Clodeshall Road, Washwood Heath , Birmingham, West Midlands, B8 3SN Opening times: Monday – Sunday 09:00 – 20:30
Warren Farm Urgent Treatment Centre Warren Farm Road, Birmingham, West Midlands, B44 0PU Opening times: Monday – Sunday 8:00 – 19:00 Erdington Urgent Treatment Centre Stockland Green Primary Care Centre 192 Reservoir Road Erdington B23 6DJ Opening times: Monday – Sunday 10:30 – 22:30 Birmingham NHS Urgent Treatment Centre (“Boots”) Lower Ground Floor, Boots The Chemists Ltd, 66 High Street , Birmingham, West Midlands, B4 7TA Opening times: Monday – Friday 8:00 – 18:00 Saturday: 9:00 – 17:00 Sunday 11:00 – 15:00 South Birmingham GP Urgent Treatment Centre (“Katie Road”) 15 Katie Road, Selly Oak, Birmingham, B29 6JG. Opening times: Monday – Sunday 8:00 – 20:00