Practice Updates

24th Nov

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28th Jun

GP Mean Earnings Declaration 2020

All GP practices are required to declare the mean earnings (e.g. average pay) for GPs working to deliver NHS services to patients at each practice.

The average pay for GPs working in Church Road Surgery in the last financial year was £61,424 before tax and National Insurance. This is for 2 full time GPs and 2 part time GPs who worked in the practice for more than six months.‚Äč

28th Jun

Coronavirus (updated 19th March 2020)

The NHS and Public Health England (PHE) are extremely well prepared for  outbreaks of new infectious diseases. The NHS has put in place measures to ensure the safety of all patients and NHS staff while also ensuring services are available to the public as normal.

NHS 111 has an online coronavirus service that can tellyou if you need medical help and advise you what to do.

Use this service if:

you think you might have coronavirus

in the last 14 days you've been to a country or area with a high risk of coronavirus - see coronavirus advice for travellers and a list of high risk countries on you've been in close contact with someone with coronavirus

Do not go to a GP surgery,pharmacy or hospital. Stay indoors and avoid close contact with other people  Call 111if you need to speak to someone. 

Further information and details of how to self-isolate are available on

28th Jun

Church Road Surgery Innovation

Church Road Surgery is passionate about working an innovative manner. This work is aimed to improve various aspects of patient care. Examples of these and some of our projects include: 


A machine which collects data about your heath and your observations such as BP and directly downloads into the computer consulting system. This aims to improve  the efficiency of your consultation.

Thrive  To Work

During the month of September and October Church Road Surgery help support pat ents through a programme to get people back into work The Thrive into Work programme was an experimentaltrial that tested a new employment support service  for people with a Mentalor Physical Health conditionin primary and community care. 

Digital Devices

Dr Sarwar is working closely with the West Midlands Academic Heath Network to improve the detection of high blood pressure andpoorly controlled blood pressure.   Thisis in preliminary stages but uses a device that records your blood pressure and sends to your smart mobile phone and to the surgery.

West Midlands Academic Health Network - DigitalDevices 


Church Road Surgery is one of 3 practicesinthe i3 PCN to pilot video consultations fromyour smart phone.Pushdoctors are able to integrate with the computer system at the surgery and sowith your consent dealwith some medical condit ons. With the advantage of electronic prescribing,scripts can be sent to a chemist of your choice. Speak to Dr Sarwar or Nosheen for further advice.

28th Jun

PPG Forum

Thank you to all our patients on the PPG who have shown continuing support during these difficult times. We will re arrange all our meetings and keep you informed after the COVID Pandemic.

We are keen to continue our work with patients and would like to start a virtual group to stay in touch, if you are interested in taking part, please contact the practice and let us know.

Please do contact the practice with any queries and we will stay in touch.

28th Jun

GP Extended Access Scheme

Your localGPs are working together asi3 (formerly ICOF) Primary Care Network   (PCN) to improve services to you,our pat ents.One of the ways we are doing this is to provide extended access during weekday evenings and the weekends. From the 1st April2019if you are a pat ent at one of the following practices.

The Hublocat ons below reflect geographicallocat on of the practices and provide easier access for our patients.

Your Extended Access Hubs will be housed at the following locations:

Weekdays - Monday to Friday (6:30pm to 8:00pm)

Aston Pride Health Centre 74 Victoria Rd Birmingham BS 5HA

Church Road Surgery 28 Church RoadAstonAston Birmingham BG SUP


Weekends - Saturday 9am till 1pm Sunday 9am till 12pm

Summerfield Group Practice,Summerfield Primary Care Centre 133 Heath Street Birmingham 818 ?AL


If you require any furtherinformation of how to book appointments speak to your practice receptionist. If you would like to pass on any comments on the extended hours service, please or by post to the Summerfield address.

28th Jun

Extended Opening Hours

ICoF (Intelligent Commissioning Federation) is launching the IAS (Improved Access Scheme) to extend the hours available to patients to be seen by a GP for its member practices.

As Church Road Surgery is a member of ICoF, patients will be able to book to see a GP for the following extended hours:
Monday to Friday 18:30 – 20:00 (6:30pm till 8pm)
Saturday 09:00 – 13:00 (9am till 1pm)
Sunday 10:00 – 13:00 (10am till 1pm)

Your local ICoF Hub is Aston Pride and Church Road Surgery.

To book an appointment please ring your surgery number 0121 411 0344 where you will be either put through to your Practice HUB or given details of how to contact the HUB.