The Practice Old Hill
How our appointments system works
Seeing the right person for your needs.
For complex medical and psychological problems. Doctors will not routinely deal with Blood pressure checks, Asthma checks, Cervical smears or Family planning/contraception follow up.
Practice nurse clinicsChronic disease management including asthma, COPD, diabetes, and heart diseaseWound careTravel advice, vaccinations and immunisationsFamily planning/contraception follow upCervical smearsRemoval of sutures and clipsChildhood immunisationsSpirometryEar syringingWound dressingINR monitoringHealth advice re lifestyle diet, smoking, alcoholSmoking cessationNew patient health checksBlood Pressure monitoring
Where to go for other local services:NHS Direct: Call for advice on 0845 4647 for confidential healthcare advice and information 24 hours a day. You can also visit NHS Direct online at www.nhsdirect.nhs.uk Your local pharmacist who is qualified to give you expert adviceWalk-in centres treat minor illnesses and injuries that do not need a visit to A&E. Walk-in centres are open 8am- 8pm, seven days a week including bank holidays. You do not need an appointment and will be seen by an experienced nurse. Your nearest walk-in centre is:
Dudley Borough Walk-In Centre 2.6 miles
Holly Hall Clinic, 174 Stourbridge Road, Dudley,
West Midlands, DY1 2ER
t. 0330 1239225Accident and emergency departments: Hospital A&E departments are for serious accidents and emergencies, not minor injuries or health problems. Patients will be prioritised according to the urgency of their case. Your nearest A&E hospital is:
Russells Hall Hospital 2.9 miles
Pensnett Road, Dudley, West Midlands, DY1 2HQ
t. 01384 456111
Sandwell General Hospital 4.9 miles
Lyndon, West Bromwich, West Midlands, B71 4HJ
t. 0121 553 1831