Opening Hours

Birchwood Medical Practice

Day Opening hours
Saturday 13 April
Sunday 14 April
Monday 15 April
8am to 6:30pm
Tuesday 16 April
8am to 6:30pm
Wednesday 17 April
7am to 6:30pm
Thursday 18 April
8am to 8pm
Friday 19 April
8am to 6:30pm

Extended Practice Hours

The Practice offers routine appointments outside our Core Hours of Monday to Friday 08:00am -18.30pm. You may have an appointment with a doctor, a practice nurse or a healthcare assistant.

  • Wednesday       07:00am -  08:00am 
  • Thursday           18:30pm -  20:00pm 

Once a month we will offer appointments on a Friday evening or a Saturday.

We will also offer Influenza and Covid-19 vaccination clinics within core opening hours and outside core hours.

What To Do When We Are Closed

The medical practice is closed between 18:30 - 08:00 weekdays and all day weekends and public holidays.

Should you require a doctor for medical advice or assessment when the practice is closed you can call NHS 111 for the out of hours service, or phone 999 in the case of an emergency. 


You can obtain advice on common complaints from any pharmacist; they will also give you advice on your medication and how to take it.   Common complaints will include: indigestion, heart burn, tummy upset, diarrhoea, constipation, sore throat, headache, earache, temperature, nasal congestion, hay fever, head lice, thrush, unprotected sexual intercourse.


NHS 111

111 online is a fast and convenient alternative to the 111 phone service and provides an option for people who want to access 111 digitally. 

Your needs will be assessed and you will be given advice about whether you need:

  • Treat yourself at home
  • Go to a Primary Care Centre

If you need face to face medical attention you may be asked to attend a Primary Care Centre.

Click here to access NHS 111 online or call 111 to speak to a staff member.