FirstCare PracticeBalsall Heath Health Centre43 Edward RdBalsall HeathBirmingham, B12 9LPTel: 0121 440 4666
Lead GP and Senior Partner
Graduate of University of Sheffield, 1996
Languages Spoken: Urdu, English, Punjabi
Graduate of University of Birmingham, 2001
Languages Spoken: English, Arabic
Languages spoken: Urdu, Punjabi, English
Speaks English, Urdu, Punjabi
Speaks Urdu, Mirpuri and English
Speaks English, Pushto
Bengali speaking GP
The case managers mainly work in the community and manage patients that are housebound and suffer from multiple medical problems. They manage patients at home to optimise the treatment of their conditions and to prevent avoidable hospital admissions.
The nurse performs all the usual nursing duties including
Zaira is the Healthcare Assistant.
She is able to:
*administer all intramuscular injections
*provide chronic disease management
*provide wound care and dress wounds
*perform blood tests
Miriam is the Reception Manager at Firstcare Practice. She is always at hand to deal with any kind of query you may have. Please feel free to speak to her about any queries or concerns you may have.
Miriam also deals with all the medical secretarial work including referrals, chasing investigation reports and processing insurance reports.
Clinical Pharmacists can consult with patients and prescribe medication independently. They also perform medication audits to ensure patients are prescribed medications safely and are monitored appropriately. Clinical Pharmacists can also issue repeat medications and send the scripts electronically.
Community midwives provide antenatal and postnatal care to our ladies. They have regular clinics at the health centre. Please ask at reception about the procedure to book to see a midwife if you are pregnant and how to inform us about a pregnancy.
A health visitor is a registered nurse who has received training particularly related to babies, children and pregnant women. Their role is to provide families with children under five years old with support and advice around the general aspects of mental, physical and social wellbeing.
We have a counsellor who attends the practice weekly. Patients will need to be referred to the counsellor by a GP. Please book to see a GP to discuss any concerns.