Banks & Bearwood Medical Practice

01202 593444

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We provide a wide range of services and clinics for patients at our practice.

You can find out more by clicking on the links.

Blood Tests

Blood test appointments can be booked via reception or online. We have increased our capacity for these as the hospitals are no longer offering this service.  


Our Practice Nurses carry out chronic disease reviews and general clinics each day. Please speak to reception to book these. We also offer blood tests (see below) and certain vaccinations/ ... [continue] Clinics

Health Coaching

Managing life with a health condition isn’t always easy. We know that understanding and keeping track of medications, treatments, tests and appointments with healthcare professionals are important, but also that ... [continue] Health Coaching

Local Resources

Mental Health Services Steps2Wellbeing is an NHS service for people aged 18+ and offers a range of treatments for people experiencing mild to moderate depression and anxiety disorders. Kooth is an ... [continue] Local Resources

NHS health information

There is plenty of information to help you manage your health on the NHS Choices website. These buttons will take you to different sections of NHS Choices and you can ... [continue] NHS health information

Non-NHS services

The NHS does not pay for some of the services we provide. These include private sick notes, insurance forms, holiday cancellation forms, medical reports, fitness to travel certificates, private prescriptions, ... [continue] Non-NHS services

Online services

There is now the facility for patients to book telephone appointments with a doctor and order repeat prescriptions via the SystmOnline webpage or app available on the App Store or ... [continue] Online services

Repeat prescriptions

We are upgrading to the next phase of the Electronic Prescription Service (EPS) which will mean that almost all our prescriptions will be processed electronically from the 11th March 2020. ... [continue] Repeat prescriptions

Self care

Did you know that 10 of the most minor ailments seen by GPs can also be treated by you at home? Click here to see what to keep at home. ... [continue] Self care

Sick certificates

You only need a doctor’s note if you are unable to work and are ill for longer than seven calendar days. Your employer will provide you with an SC2 self-certificate ... [continue] Sick certificates

Test results

Since our telephones are very busy in the early morning, we ask you to telephone for test results (eg blood, urine, x-ray) after 10am each day. To ensure confidentiality, we only release ... [continue] Test results

Vaccinations and Immunisations

Adults Flu The flu/influenza vaccination is given to protect against influenza. Flu can be unpleasant, but if you are otherwise healthy it will usually clear up on its own within a week. However, flu ... [continue] Vaccinations and Immunisations

Who should I see?

At the Banks and Bearwood Medical Practice we have a varied team of healthcare professionals to cater to our patients needs. These include General Practitioners, Nurse Practitioners, Treatment Room Nurses ... [continue] Who should I see?

X-ray Services

Unless told otherwise your x-ray request will have been set up electronically. This means there is no form to take and the hospital will simply ask for some basic details ... [continue] X-ray Services