New Road Surgery104-106 New RoadRuberyBirmingham, B45 9HYTel: 0121 453 3584
IMPORTANT NOTE: From 5/1/2015 practices may choose to register patients who reside outside their boundary area. This arrangement is optional for practices. Please note New Road Surgery will continue to only register patients who reside within it's existing practice boundary area.
To check whether your post code is in our boundary area please click on the link below:
Should you be unable to attend in person, someone can make the registration on you behalf, with your permission. You will register with the practice, not with a particular doctor, but you will be asked to specify your preferred doctor when registering. You may request to see a doctor of choice at the practice, however, there may be delay if you choose to wait to see a particular doctor.
Newly registered patients aged five and over are invited to attend the surgery for a health check when joining our practice. This includes a brief look at your medical history with details of medication and advice about health including weight, diet, exercise and blood pressure. Please book your appointment at reception. Please bring a urine sample with you to this appointment.
The doctors are prepared to see any of your family and friends who need a doctor when they are staying with you. Similarly, when you are away from home in the UK you can visit any local doctor as a temporary resident, without having to register as a permanent patient at that surgery.
Sign language interpreters can be booked for face to face consultations at the surgery. Please let reception staff know if you require an interpreter and they will arrange this for you. Please note there may be a short wait for this service so please let us have as much notice as possible so that we can find a suitable appointment slot that both you and the interpreter can attend. Please note there is no charge for this service.
The practice can arrange translation services for patients. Please ask at reception if you need a translator.
These fact sheets have been written to explain the role of UK health services, the National Health Service (NHS), to newly-arrived individuals seeking asylum. They cover issues such as the role of GPs, their function as gatekeepers to the health services, how to register and how to access emergency services.
Open the leaflets in one of the following languages
Easy Read Practice Leaflet
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