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Surgery Times

We run a full appointment system. The surgery is open from 8.00am - 6.00pm
Monday to Friday. Consultations are available from 8.30 - 11.30am and 3.00 - 5.30pm.

We also offer an extended hours surgery on a Wednesday morning with a GP appointments from 7.00 - 8.00pm. These surgeries are ideal for patients who are at work during normal surgery hours or are reliant on transportation by family, friends or carers who are at work during the daytime.

Please note that planned surgeries may be altered when necessary.

Weekend And Night Cover

Out of hours we are covered via the Out of Hours Service provided by prime care via NHS 111.

If you need to see a doctor outside normal surgery hours telephone 111.

Your details will be taken and passed to a relevant clinician.

Disabled Access

At the Anchor Meadow Health Centre reserved car parking spaces for the disabled are marked near the front door. Wheelchair access is available throughout the building. Although patient services are provided at ground floor level, a lift is provided to access the first floor if required. A disabled patients’ WC is provided on the ground floor and another is available on the first floor if required.

If access proves difficult to any of our disabled patients we would be happy to consider any suggestions for improvement.

Extra GP appointments available for Walsall patients

Patients registered with a Walsall GP can benefit from the Extended GP Access Service.

NHS Walsall Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has worked with local GPs to create four Hubs based at Darlaston Health Centre, Pinfold Health Centre, Broadway Medical Practice and Portland Medical Practice. The Hubs are currently run by a group of local GPS.

Since launching the service in December 2017 and up until May 2018, more than 15,000 patients have accessed the service.

When can I get an out-of-hours appointment?

Extra GP appointments on will be available between:

  • 6.30pm – 9pm weekdays (all four hubs)
  • 10am – 3pm weekends (excluding Darlaston Health Centre & Portland Medical Practice)
  • 11am – 1.30pm Bank Holidays (all four hubs)

However, people will only be seen if they have booked an appointment.

Appointments will be availabe at Portland Medial Practice from 1st November 2018.

How can I book one of these appointments?

A dedicated number has been set up and appointments can be booked by calling 01922 501999 during the following times:

  • 8am – 9pm weekdays
  • 10am – 3pm weekends
  • 11am – 1.30pm bank holidays

NHS 111 will also be able to book an appointment for you if they feel you need to see a GP.

Do I need to be registered at one of the four surgeries where the Hubs are based to use the service?

No, you can be registered with any GP in Walsall to access the extra appointments. Please note you will need to travel to one the four Hubs (listed above).

What if I’m not registered with a Walsall GP?

If you are not a registered patient at a Walsall GP, you will not be able to access these out-of-hours appointments. More information about these services can be found on Walsall CCG’s website:

When should I use the Hubs?

The extra appointments are for patients who have a pressing illness or injury and are unable to attend their GP during normal opening hours. They are not walk-in centres and both of Walsall’s urgent care centres and its A&E department will still be open as normal for people to use in serious or life threatening emergencies.

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