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***IMPORTANT NOTICE***

****PLEASE NOTE WE WILL NO LONGER BE ABLE TO ACCEPT YOUR PRESCRIPTION REQUEST VIA THE TELEPHONE OR BY HAND/IN PERSON AT THE WINDOW*****

We’ve moved to a new HUB!

We would like to inform all our patients that we are moving HUBS from 1st July 2020.

Our new hub will be located at:

Poplars Surgery

17 Holly Ln,

Erdington

Birmingham

B24 9JN

 Appointments at Poplars Surgery must be booked in advance through your own GP practice (Reservoir Road Surgery) and are available with a range of clinicians including GP's, nurses and health care assistants. Please ask a receptionist for further information.


Following NHS guidelines all of our GP appointments are being converted to telephone consultations as of 17/03/2020

If the GP feels that they need to have a face to face consultation with you they will book an appointment to do so.

Prescriptions can be requested online or via email: reservoir.roadsurgery@nhs.net

If you have not yet nominated a pharmacy for your prescriptions to be sent to, you may want to consider doing this now. We will continue to provide updates to our patients via our website.


***DUE TO CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) STARTING MONDAY 16TH MARCH 2020 WE WILL NO LONGER BE ACCEPTING WALK-IN APPOINTMENTS/BOOK ON THE DAY.

YOU MUST PHONE THE SURGERY TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT. WE WILL HAVE 4 LINES IN USE TO ANSWER ALL CALLS. THE RECEPTIONISTS WILL NEED TO FOLLOW PROTOCOL IN BOOKING APPOINTMENTS BY ASKING YOU A SERIES OF QUESTIONS BEFORE THEY CAN BOOK AN APPOINTMENT***

Out of Hours  
Always telephone - 465 2950.  The out-of-hours service is for emergencies only, when the surgery is closed

Home Visits
Requests for home visits should be made before 10am where possible, by telephoning 465 2950. The receptionists will ask you for the reason for the visit; this is to allow the doctor to assess the urgency.

Test Results
If you have had a blood test, urine check etc, you will be asked to either telephone or come to the surgery for the result. Unless the doctor has told you to call before, please try us after 1.00 pm on 465 2948.

 Extended Access 

COMMENCING 6TH JULY 2019 THE SURGERY WILL BE OPEN ON A SATURDAY FROM 8.30 AM-12 PM FOR BOTH ROUTINE AND EMERGENCY APPOINTMENTS                   

Please ask a receptionist for further information.

Social Prescribing clinics - Fridays from March 2019 -

Please speak to Reception if you can benefit from this. 

<h3>Sexual Health</h3> <p> <img style="BORDER-RIGHT-WIDTH: 0px; WIDTH: 134px; FLOAT: right; BORDER-TOP-WIDTH: 0px; BORDER-BOTTOM-WIDTH: 0px; HEIGHT: 143px; BORDER-LEFT-WIDTH: 0px" alt="cold" src="/images/male_female.jpg" />Both men and women need to look after their sexual health and take time to understand the issues that surround contraception and sexually transmitted infections (STIs). </p> <p>For instance there are some STIs, like chlamydia, that you could be carrying without having any symptoms. This infection can affect fertility, so it&#39;s important to make use of the sexual health services available for free on the NHS. </p> <h3>Useful Resources:</h3> <p> <a href="http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/Sexandyoungpeople/Pages/Sex-and-young-people-hub.aspx" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" linkindex="48">Sex & Young People</a> <br />A comprehensive guide to the questions you may have about sex from the NHS</p> <p> <a href="http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/STIs/Pages/STIs-hub.aspx" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" linkindex="49">Sexually Transmitted Infections</a> <br />Issues, symptoms and treatments</p> <p> <a href="http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/STIs/Pages/ExpertAnswers.aspx" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" linkindex="50">Sexual Health FAQs</a> <br />Expert answers from a qualified Doctor</p> <p> <a href="http://www.fpa.org.uk/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" linkindex="51">Netdoctor<img style="BORDER-RIGHT-WIDTH: 0px; MARGIN: 3px; FLOAT: right; BORDER-TOP-WIDTH: 0px; BORDER-BOTTOM-WIDTH: 0px; BORDER-LEFT-WIDTH: 0px" alt="FPA" src="/images/FPA-logo.jpg" /><br /></a>Here you&#39;ll find tips for a fulfilling sex life plus advice on STDs, contraception and common sex problems.</p> <p> <a href="http://www.fpa.org.uk/" target="_blank">FPA - The Sexual Health Charity<br /></a> <span class="st">Sexual health advice and information on contraception, sexually transmitted infections, pregnancy choices, abortion and planning a pregnancy.</span> </p> <h3> <hr />Contraception</h3> <p>There are so many different types of contraception available that you should be able to find the right method. You may have to try several different things before you choose the one you like most.  </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <table style="WIDTH: 75%" border="0" cellspacing="2" cellpadding="2"> <tbody> <tr> <td> <b>Types of contraception</b> </td> <td> <b>Where do you get contraception?</b> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <embed height="200" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" width="250" src="http://www.youtube.com/v/dlgPkyh3_n8&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;hl=en&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;fs=1&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;" allowfullscreen="true" allowscriptaccess="always"> </embed> </td> <td> <embed height="202" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" width="250" src="http://www.youtube.com/v/cLq_9X6H4aQ&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;hl=en&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;fs=1&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;color1=0x5d1719&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;color2=0xcd311b" allowfullscreen="true" allowscriptaccess="always"> </embed> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <h3> <hr />Useful Resources</h3> <p align="left"> <a href="http://www.netdoctor.co.uk/sex_relationships/facts/contraception_which.htm" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" linkindex="54"> <font color="#964646">NetDoctor </font> </a> <br />A Family Planning specialist writes about the different types of contraception, the benefits and pitfalls and how effective they are</p> <p align="left"> <a href="http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/Contraception/Pages/Introduction.aspx" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" linkindex="55"> <font color="#964646">Contraception - NHS Choices </font> </a> <br />Information on Contraception from NHS Choices including why, when and how it should be used and with links to other useful resources.</p> <p align="left"> <a href="http://hcd2.bupa.co.uk/fact_sheets/html/hormonal_contraception.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" linkindex="56">Hormonal Contraception</a> <br />This factsheet is for women who are taking hormonal contraceptives, or who would like information about them.</p> <h3> <hr />Chlamydia</h3> <p> <span style="PADDING-BOTTOM: 5px; PADDING-LEFT: 5px; PADDING-RIGHT: 5px; FLOAT: left; PADDING-TOP: 5px"> <object width="250" height="200"> <param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/1Lw53jFuOfI&hl=en_GB&fs=1&rel=0&color1=0x5d1719&color2=0xcd311b" /> <param name="allowFullScreen" value="true" /> <param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always" /> <embed src="http://www.youtube.com/v/1Lw53jFuOfI&hl=en_GB&fs=1&rel=0&color1=0x5d1719&color2=0xcd311b" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" allowscriptaccess="always" allowfullscreen="true" width="250" height="200"> </embed> </object> </span> </p> <p> </p> <p>Chlamydia is the most commonly diagnosed sexually transmitted infection among under-25s. Often there are no symptoms, but testing and treatment are simple.</p> <p>Causes and risk factors Chlamydia is usually passed from one person to another during vaginal, oral or anal sex, or by sharing sex toys. It can live inside cells of the cervix, urethra, rectum and sometimes in the throat and eyes.  </p> <h3> </h3> <h3>Useful Links</h3> <p> <a href="http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/focusonchlamydia/Pages/Focus-on-chlamydia-hub.aspx" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" linkindex="52">NHS Choices - focus on Chlamydia<br /></a>Information, videos and advice from the NHS website</p> <p> <a href="http://hcd2.bupa.co.uk/fact_sheets/html/chlamydia.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" linkindex="53">Chlamydia</a> <br />This factsheet is for people who have chlamydia, or who would like information about it.</p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <hr /> <p> <em>These links all come from trusted resources but if you are unsure about these or any other medical matters please contact your doctor or pharmacist for advice</em> </p>
 
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