Patient Notice

We are conscious that some patients registered at Lockstown Practice may be affected by current events in Afghanistan.  Lockstown Practice is accredited by the Royal College of General Practitioners as one which specialises in the care of military veterans and their families. All the team have been trained in the care of military veterans and their families. If recent events have affected you and you wish to seek help, please come forward.

All eligible 12-15 year old patients who have been identified as eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine will be contacted directly to attend for their vaccine. Please do not contact the surgery to book

You can walk in to Saddlers Vaccination Centre, Walsall seven days a week, 8am to 7pm, for both first and second doses of Pfizer and AstraZeneca - No appointment necessary.

Latest News

Visiting your GP Surgery Safely - COVID-19

Visiting your GP practice safely
Click for larger version

Childhood Immunisations: Parent Tips

Just to reassure you that despite the current COVID-19 pandemic, it is still recommended that your child receives their vaccines as this protects them against other serious diseases that can still cause them harm.

Parent Tips - Childhood Immunisations 1: An introduction to childhood immunisations
Basic information on the childhood immunisation programme, explaining how vaccines work, how they are regulated and why it is important to ensure your baby receives all the recommended immunisations.

Parent Tips - Childhood Immunisations 2: Frequently Asked Questions
Written by leading national experts. It covers getting your baby immunised and what to expect, including information on things such as soothing your baby during and after vaccinations, and what to do if they are poorly on the day of their appointment.

Patients invited to share views on proposed changes to health treatment policies across Walsall

Patients and the public are invited to attend a local event to share their views on proposed changes to three health treatment policies in Walsall.

The policies that have been put forward for proposed changes include, those relating to sub-acromial pain in adults, image-guided therapeutic intra-articular joint injections and image-guided high-volume intra-articular injections (40mls+) of saline with or without corticosteroid and/or local anaesthetic.

The public event will enable the CCG to listen to the views of patients and the public, ensuring feedback is used to influence the proposed changes.

The Walsall event takes place on Wednesday 23 September 2019, 1:30 pm – 5:00 pm at Beechdale Lifelong Learning Centre (Frank F. Harrison), Stephenson Square, Beechdale Estate, WS2 7DY.

To book your place at the Walsall event, please register online.

For further details about the policies and the rationale for proposed changes please visit the CCG’s engagement webpage.

The CCG wants to hear from as many people as possible, if you are unable to attend the event, you can still share your views via our online survey. The survey closes on Friday 11 October 2019.

Paper copies of the survey are also available on request by calling: 0121 6110 611.

Self Help Care Information for Patients

Changes to prescribing of over-the-counter medicines for minor ailments

We welcome new patients, please collect an application form from our Reception desk

Please let your friends and family know we are currently accepting new patients.

Health News from the BBC and the NHS

BBC Health
NHS Choices Behind the Headlines
Call 111 when you need medical help fast but it’s not a 999 emergencyNHS ChoicesThis site is brought to you by My Surgery Website