Out of Hours

The surgery is closed on Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays
When the surgery is closed, out of hours calls are dealt with by NHS111. Telephone 111 and you will be directed to the most appropriate medical service for your health needs. 

Home Visits
Requests for home visits should be made before 10am If you need to speak to a doctor telephone in the morning before 11.00am 

Online Appointments

To access the website to book an appointment online please visit


Online Prescriptions
Order your repeat medication online!  Visit the prescriptions page for more details

important information

Monday morning is now book on the day appointments  Please telephone the surgery at 8.00am or call in to book an appointment for later that morning.

Friday morning is now book on the day appointments 

Please telephone on Friday for an appointment or call into the surgery.  You may be offered an appointment later in the mo

 Welcome to The Birches Medical Centre

The Birches Medical Centre

Please ensure if you are requested to attend a face to face appointment with an clinician, you attend with a face mask.  This is for your safety and the safety of practice staff.   Many thanks

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We hope to use our surgery website as a way of presenting all our patients with an up to date resource for all information relating to our practice. We will keep it current with any news, developments and details that are relevant to the practice and our patients.

As well as a source of information about our Practice, the staff and the services we provide, we hope you use the website as a useful resource with links to other reliable websites for health related information. If there is topical health information we will also add this to the website.

Have a look around our website and please do send us some feedback. We can use your thoughts to improve our online services and further develop the website to make it a more useful, practical application for our patients.

We have also included our Privacy Statement.  In order to provide for your care, we need to collect and keep information about you and your health on our records.  The privacy statement explains how we do this in greater detail.        Privacy Statement

We belong to a Primary Care Network.  A primary care network consists of a group of general practices working together with a range of local providers across primary care, community services, social care and the voluntary sector.  We aim to offer more personalised, coordinated health and social are to the local population.  You can find out more on the NHS England website at

We would welcome your comments about the service we provide. Please complete our Friend and Family test which is located under the 'Have Your Say' section.








(Site updated 26/08/2020)
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