A Warm Welcome to Orchard Medical Practice
We hope you find our website useful with information, questionnaires, feedback forms, opening/closing times.
Please help us to help you by reading this website and follow the suggestions made to ensure that appropriate services can be provided when you most need them.
We provide a range of services at the practice please see our information sheet Services Offered
Heatwave Expected over the next few days
It’s likely this spell of hot and humid weather will then hang around for the rest of the week with warmest conditions likely from Wednesday to Friday, and it’s likely that we will see daytime temperatures in the mid to high twenties across the wider West Midlands area –please click on the link for advice during this warm spell Heatwave Guidance.
Orchard is accredited by the Deanery at the University of Nottingham Medical School as a Training practice for doctors intending to become GPs. We are proud to have achieved this recognition.
Our current GP Registrar, Dr Hassan Khojasteh-Kia, is a fully qualified Doctor training to become a General Practitioner. Dr Mills is the training Supervisor for Dr Kia and the practice. Registrars work full time in the practice for a period of 4 to 12 months dependent upon the stage of training they are at.
Dr Kia will be here until the beginning of August, then Dr Helena Wagstaff will return with us for four months.
Did you know we are open on a Tuesday evening until 8 pm and a Saturday morning until 11.30 am. These are for routine bookable appointments.
You can order your repeat prescriptions/book Doctor's Appointments/Cancel your appointment on line as well as see a summary of your record.
To use this service you must first of all bring proof of Idendification, preferably photo, in to the practice to obtain a username and password (please wait 24 hours to activiate). You can then log on the icons at the bottom of this page to access your account. Please note the prescriptions on line is for medication that is on repeat not acute items.
Text Messaging Service
You can now register to receive information by text message on your phone regarding appointments and health care.
If you wish to register for this messaging service please fill out the consent form.
'Orchard' Walking Group - starts 3rd July
Have you been asked by one of our Doctors/Nurses to take more exercise?
Do you want to improve your fitness or lose weight?
Are you in need of rehabilitation after an illness but can only walk short distances?
Are you feeling lonely and would like some company whilst you go for a walk?
If you have answered YES to any of the above we have the solution for you. Orchard Patient Participation Group has teamed up with the local 'Walking for Health' group to offer our patients and their friends the opportunity to come and meet new friends and get fit. There is a shorter and a longer walk, you can chose. Both start from Orchard. It starts in July so don't delay, please click the link for more information Orchard 'Walking Group' Dates & Times.