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Extended access now available in Birmingham and Solihull

Evening and weekend appointments are now available for all patients across Birmingham and Solihull. To book an evening or weekend appointment, please contact your GP practice.

Dr Will Taylor, Clinical Director of Integration, at NHS Birmingham and Solihull Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) said:

“As the largest CCG in England, we are pleased to confirm that we are providing extended GP access to our entire population of 1.3 million people. This has been possible due to our member GP practices, partnerships and federations, working together for the benefit of our patients.

“Local patients can now access an additional 678 hours a week of GP appointments; Monday to Friday 6.30pm until 8pm, and also additional access at weekends and bank holidays."