Downsfield Medical Centre is still here for you, but how you access our services has changed due to COVID-19. If you are feeling unwell or if you have any health symptoms that you are worried about, please call us to make an appointment on 0121 743 2626. We are open and fully operational, but we can no longer see walk-in patients without an appointment. For more information visit:

asthma_inhaler4Clinics & Services

In addition to GP consultations the practice adheres to the General Medical Services Contract for the provision of healthcare services:

Essential Services

  • Asthma
  • COPD
  • Coronary heart disease
  • Diabetes

Additional Services

  • Blood pressure checks
  • Cervical smears
  • Contraceptive services
  • Child health surveillance
  • Counselling -  the counsellor and psychiatric nurse see patients via a GP referral.
  • Cryotherapy - the freezing of warts, verrucas and skin lesions.
  • Dietary advice baby_nurse
  • Dressings/removal of stitches
  • ECG recordings
  • Maternity services - Antenatal care by appointment with the midwife. Postnatal checks are carried out by the doctor.
  • Minor injuries
  • Minor surgery
  • Over 75's health checks
  • Phlebotomy - by appointment on Tuesdays and Fridays.
  • Smoking cessation
  • Vaccinations and immunisations - including flu, tetanus and travel.
  • Well man/well woman

Please see below for the areas you are able to book in for and who you should book an appointment with. 

Practice NurseHealth Care Assistant
Diabetes reviewDietary Advice
Asthma (Basic review)New Patient Health Checks
Child ImmunisationsNHS Health Checks
Travel HealthBlood pressure monitoring 
Travel VaccinationsPhlebotomy
B12 InjectionsDressing Care
Pneumococcal InjectionStitch Removal
Shingles VaccinationStaple Removal
Influenza InjectionSpirometry
Whooping Cough InjectionSpirometry/ Reversibility 
Cervical ScreeningElectrocardigram
Swabs24 Hour Blood pressure monitoring 
Wound CareEar Syringe
Ear SyringeSmoking Cessation
Suture RemovalDiabetic Foot Checks


Zoladex InjectionsB12 Injections
Prostap InjectionsPnemoccocal Injections
Depo Provera InjectionShingles Injections
NHS Health CheckInfluenza Vaccinations
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