The Spires Health Centre

01215314665 Victoria Street, W Midlands , Wednesbury, West Midlands, WS10 7EH
http://www.thespireshealthcentre.nhs.uk/

4 out of 5 stars

Based on 11 ratings for this GP surgery

News:

  • CQC RATING
  • NAMED GP
  • NON NHS CHARGES

Overview

PLEASE NOTE WE ARE NOT A WALK IN CENTRE

Practices are working in partnership to provide additional GP appointments between 6.30pm – 8pm during the week and also over the weekend, If you need access to an evening or weekend non-urgent appointment, please call and speak to the receptionist at your registered practice during normal opening hours.  

Your appointment may be with another practice in the area and may not be at your registered practice.

Portway Lifestyle Centre, Newbury Lane, Oldbury, B69 1HE.  Please book via Spires Health Centre reception. 

This is security that Spires Health Centre will still be offering the high standard of care that we have provided in the last 8 years in Victoria Street that should take us upto when our new building is built next to the Wednesbury Leisure Centre.

Please take a look at our practice website for further information of what services we offer and how we can hep you and your family http://www.thespireshealthcentre.nhs.uk/

Opening times

Reception times

Monday 08:00 - 20:00
Tuesday 08:00 - 18:30
Wednesday 08:00 - 18:30
Thursday 08:00 - 18:30
Friday 08:00 - 18:30
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

Appointments

Monday 08:30 - 20:00
Tuesday 07:15 - 18:30
Wednesday 07:30 - 18:30
Thursday 08:30 - 18:30
Friday 08:30 - 18:30
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

Out of hours

If you require health advice outside of our normal working hours please ring 111.

Alternatively visit the Walk-In Surgery at Parsonage Street, West Bromwich, Birmingham, West Midlands, B71 4DL. Opening hours are 08:00hrs - 20:00hrs, everday, including bank holidays.

Planned training dates for 2018 2019:

5th July 2018, 20th September 2018, 9th October 2018, 24th January 2019, 19th February 2019 - If URGENT/SAME DAY care is required please visit the Walk-In Centre, call 111 or alternatively ring 0121 531 4665 for emergency contact numbers.

Last verified on 12/07/2018

Additional information

From January 4th 2016 our telephone lines will open at 08:00hrs each weekday. Our chemists in the Sandwell area also offer treatment and advice for a number of ailments please see overleaf the current list, Athletes’ foot Blocked nose Cold Cold sores Conjunctivitis Contact dermatitis Cough Cystitis Diarrhoea Earache Haemorrhoids Hayfever Headache Head lice Heartburn High temperature Impetigo Indigestion Insect bites or stings Mouth ulcers Nappy rash Sore throat Threadworm Thrush Warts & verrucas

Doctors

  • Dr Ajay Ramachandran
  • Dr Divya Chikkaveeraiah

To read more about us and to find other staff members please view our staff page.

GPs at this practice

1 male and 1 female GPs

Online facilities

  • Online appointment booking is available Online appointment booking
  • Order or view repeat prescriptions online is available Order or view repeat prescriptions online

You must be registered with your GP's online service to access the facilities. Find out more about accessing online services.

Clicking this link will take you to an external website.

Data source: NHS Digital

FAQ

Family Doctor Association logo This practice is part of the Family Doctor Association

Latest news

CQC RATING

On 10th February 2016, Spires Health had a successful CQC visit where we scored 'GOOD' in all areas.

Associated document

CQC FINAL REPORT (.pdf, 291.28 KB)

Last updated on 31 March 2016.

NAMED GP

In accordance with the current government and our NHS contract all patients who are on the practice list prior to 1st April 2015 will be given a named accountable GP by 30th June 2015.

Newly registered patients will be allocated a named GP on registration.

AFTER 30th JUNE 2015 - You will have been allocated a named accountable GP who will be responsible for your overall care this will either be Dr Ajay Ramachandran or Dr Divya Chikkaveeraiah (you can book appointments with either GP).

If you have a preference as to which GP you are allocated, the practice will make reasonable efforts to accommodate your request. If you wish to know which GP has been allocated to you, please ask reception at your next visit. 

Please do not telephone the practice for this information, our phone lines are very busy and primarily are for patients with urgent needs.

Last updated on 01 June 2015.

NON NHS CHARGES

The Doctors at this Surgery work exclusively for the National Health Service. Some of the services requested by patients fall outside the NHS remit, and not only will the work take longer than our usual NHS work (please allow a minimum of 21 working days for any letters or forms to be completed) but a charge will also be made, as follows:

Associated document

THE SPIRES Non NHS Charges July 2019.docx (.docx, 15.55 KB)

Last updated on 28 March 2017.

GDPR

This Practice complies with the General Data Protection Regulation 2016 and the Data Protection Act 2018.

WE use your Information to provide you with Health Care services, and share you information with other organisations involved in your care. 

The practices does this under Article 6(1) and Article 9(2)(h) of the GDPR.

For further information see ask to see a copy of our Privacy Notice (also available on our website, http://www.thespireshealthcentre.nhs.uk) or a copy of the leaflet “How we use your information”

 You are entitled to see what information we hold about you on request

 

Last updated on 24 May 2018.

Over 75 Health Check

If you are 75 and over you will have already been allocated a GP and are entitled to an Over 75 health check.

Last updated on 01 June 2015.

Key facts

Registered patients

5262patients

Weekday evening and weekend appointments offered here or nearby

YESContact practice for appointment availability

Friends and Family Test score: General Practice

50%Patients recommend this practice. 32 responses.

More on how we perform

We are currently accepting new patients

Please register during reception hours

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Latest reviews of this gp practice

Surgery aftercare.

After receiving surgery at a local hospital, I was told to attend my GP practice. I wasn't given clear instructions, but once I saw the p...

15 July 2019

Wouldn’t recommend

Registered at this surgery purely because of how close it is to my house and wish I had searched around before registering. Just like any...

1 July 2019

caring practice

I had visited to see one of the doctors . I find the practice clean, and staff very friendly and caring.

26 April 2019

rude first point of contact

A call was made to the surgery to report the death of a next of kin. Who ever answered was very rude, uncompassionate and uncaring. Told ...

21 April 2019

Excellent care

I have been registered with the practice over the past few years. The Doctors ,Nurse and Reception staff have been very helpful all these...

23 March 2019

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Last updated on 05 August 2019.

Information supplied by NHS Sandwell And West Birmingham CCG