Dr Alia Butt
Monday – Friday 09:00-15:00 and Wednesday 10:00 – 16:00
Our trained and experienced receptionist are your first point of contact – they will find a way to help you. The practice has male and female doctors, patients have a choice to see female doctor on Thursday mornings. Womens health problems are best seen by female doctors. Practice nurse works on Wednesday mornings. You can see them for sexual health, family planning, cervical smears and travel vaccinations or other injections. HCA is available on all working days. She carries out routine health checks and gives lifestyle advice. She also supports patients in management of chronic diseases such as diabetes, high blood pressure and heart problems.
The practice manager is involved in managing all of the business aspects of the practice such as making sure that the right systems are in place to provide a high quality of patient care, human resources, finance, patient safety, premises and equipment and information technology. The practice manager supports the GPs and other medical professionals with delivering patient services and also helps to develop extended services to enhance patient care.
Women who are planning pregnancy or become pregnant should see the doctor to discuss their health during pregnancy. If you think, you could be pregnant or need a pregnancy test, you should see the Health Care Assistant in the practice. She will arrange pregnancy test and give you the result, if the test is positive she will arrange your referral to community midwife. The midwife will make an appointment and see you to arrange your pregnancy care and confinement in the hospital.
The district nurses are employed by the Community Health Care Trust. They provide a variety of care and services to housebound and disabled patients. They may be arranged to monitor your general condition, check blood pressure, dress wounds or leg ulcers, assess incontinence and provide incontinence pads, check your mobility and provide necessary aids, do catheter care, give you injections or help with medication or do your blood tests and so on. If you have been in hospital or had an operation, hospital may arrange district nurses to come for review or see you for wound care and removal of stitches. They can be contacted on 0300 555 1919.
Common problems of babies and small children can be very challenging for first time mothers. Facial rash, cradle cap, discharge from umbilicus, bringing up milk (reflux), loose motions, constipation, nappy rash, poor feeding, very hungry baby, concern about weight gain or often not due to illness. Health visitor is best placed to explain and advise. Our health visitor is based at Greet Health Care Centre Percy Road Sparkhill. Health visitors monitor growth and developement of children under 5 years of age. You should see them for your babies height and weight measurements. They can also advise on common mother and baby problems.
This is a drop in clinic – no appoint is necessary .
Clinics are held on
- Tuesday morning at – Greet Children’s Centre
Percy Road, Sparkhill, B11 3ND – 9:30 AM – 11:15 AM