Welcome to Harborne Medical

Conveniently located just off the high street in central Harborne, we offer high quality NHS primary care for the whole family. We pride ourselves on providing an excellent standard of clinical care, with our team of helpful and efficient staff working in our newly refurbished building.

Please search this website for advice and guidance before telephoning the practice. Some things can also be requested via online forms.

We are currently accepting new NHS patients.

Register now using this form:

Need to find your NHS number? Click here

GP Appointment Availability

We are facing huge levels of demand and are working hard to answer your calls quickly. Thank you for your patience.

Appointments are released at 8am and 2pm on week days – both online and through reception. These will be face to face appointments unless you request a telephone appointment. Please do not request a telephone appointment for a problem that will need an examination.

We also have appointments available with our Physician Associate, Paramedic, Clinical Pharmacist and Physiotherapists.

All appointments for the AM on 23rd July 2024 are now taken.

If there are no appointments left today, but you still feel you need to see someone today you can call NHS 111 who may be able to make an appointment for you at the Urgent Treatment Centre. Please be aware that the Urgent Treatment Centre no longer has a “Walk in” option.

Please click here for further information.

Prescription Ordering Department(POD): 0121 726 1121

Call the POD on 0121 726 1121 to order any medication on your current repeat list, or use the NHS App. Please do not phone reception to request repeat medications.

The Multi-Disciplinary Team

NHS England is running a campaign to raise awareness of the multi- disciplinary team working in primary care. A new animated film has been developed to explain the additional roles...

Announcement of the passing of Practice Nurse Sarah Ormonde

It is with great sadness that we announce the recent passing of our lovely Practice Nurse, friend and colleague, Sarah Ormonde. Sarah joined the practice in 1999 and looked after hundreds of patients during that time.  She specialised in caring for patients living with asthma or other respiratory diseases.  Sarah’s nursing was her vocation –...

COVID vaccination information

Update for the new vaccination programme starting April 2024 We will continue to offer vaccinations on a Sunday from mid April onwards. THIS WILL ONLY LAST FOR A SHORT TIME. POSSIBLY EVEN ONE OR TWO WEEKS. At first this will be by invite/booking only. NO WALK IN SERVICE Please await a text message invite or...
4 York Street, Harborne, Birmingham B17 0HG

NHS Health App

We strongly recommend you get the NHS Health App. It is a simple and secure way to:

  • Get your immunisation history – get proof of your covid vaccination status
  • Order repeat prescriptions – see your available medicines, request a new repeat prescription and choose a pharmacy for your prescriptions to be sent to
  • Book appointments – book and cancel appointments and see details of your upcoming and past appointments
  • Get health advice – search trusted NHS information and advice on hundreds of conditions and treatments, and get instant advice
  • Symptom checker – assess their symptoms and get guidance on appropriate next steps.
  • View your medical record – securely access your GP medical record, to see information such as your allergies and your current and past medicines
  • Register your organ donation decision – choose to donate some or all of your organs and check your registered decision
  • Find out how the NHS uses your data – choose if data from your health records is shared for research and planning

If you need help using the NHS App we will be holding sessions in the surgery on Thursdays between 12noon and 1pm. Click here to request help from the surgery or visit NHS App support.

Opening hours
Mon 0800-2000
Sat0900-1700 (pre-booked appointments)
SunClosed (except if vaccination clinic)

Only pre-booked appointments are available during evenings and weekends.

There are no on-the-day appointments on Saturdays and Sundays.

Please do not bring specimens on Saturdays (they are not collected by the lab until Monday)

Phone lines will not be open on Saturdays for routine care but are open to cancel appointments.

Phone lines are closed on Sunday.

Disabled Access

We have step-free access, wheelchair access and a disabled WC.  There is a lift to the first floor consultation rooms. We also have an induction loop, Braille translation service and a signing service available.

Medical Research

Harborne Medical is actively involved in research projects to understand more about the diagnosis and treatment of medical conditions. You may receive text messages from time to time, inviting you to participate in studies or trials. Read more here.


Please park in the adjacent public car park which operates a pay and display system. On-site parking is only available for staff and unauthorised parking will result a parking charge notice. A camera controlled system operated by ParkingEye uses automatic number plate recognition to capture details of vehicles entering and exiting the site.

Missed Appointments

If you are unable to keep an appointment, please contact us as soon as possible so someone else can have your appointment.

Please also consider

  • Self-care – for minor illnesses and injuries such as hangovers, coughs, colds, grazes, small cuts or sore throats. Many ailments can be treated at home, with over-the-counter medicines and plenty of rest.
  • Pharmacists – they can give advice on a range of symptoms such as diarrhoea, earache, coughs, sticky eyes, teething and rashes.
  • NHS 111 – online or by telephone. Use this service for urgent but non-life threatening health concerns. They will signpost you to the relevant service, provide advice, or book you in to an Urgent Treatment Centre.
  • A&E / 999 – for emergencies such as severe bleeding, breathing difficulties and severe chest pain.

Hospital Waiting Times

You can check hospital waiting times via this link.