Opening Hours

Cape Hill Medical Centre

Day Opening hours
Thursday 25 July
8am to 6:30pm
Friday 26 July
8am to 6:30pm
Saturday 27 July
Sunday 28 July
Monday 29 July
8am to 6:30pm
Tuesday 30 July
8am to 6:30pm
Wednesday 31 July
8am to 6:30pm

Please note; there is a one and a half hour break between surgeries (13:00 – 14:30).

Bank Holiday Closures

The Practice will be closed during 2023 on the following days:

Friday 7th April Monday 29th May
Monday 10th April Monday 28th August
Monday 1st May Monday 25th December
Monday 8th May Tuesday 26th December

If you need to see a Doctor or Nurse during these closing times please call 111 otherwise, please call the surgery and listen to the message which will  direct you to the out of hours service or visit A&E

Useful Bank Holiday Advice & Information

It’s important to be prepared ahead of the bank holiday closures. If you require repeat medication, please order your prescriptions in plenty of time, as some surgeries and pharmacies will be closed.

Pharmacy Services

If you or your family become unwell, you may not always need to see a doctor or get a prescription. Your local pharmacy should always be your first choice for help with minor ailments and conditions. Find out more: Click Here

Stock up your medicine cabinet

A well-stocked medicine cabinet can help you treat many minor illnesses at home, such as coughs, colds, sickness and diarrhoea. For a useful list of items to stock: Click Here or speak to your local pharmacist if you are unsure. 

Bank Holiday GP Appointments 

If you need a GP appointment on a bank holiday, please contact NHS 111 online. Go to or dial 111 - they will direct you to your GP out of hours service.

Further Information

Enhanced Access Appointments

Our PCN do offer enhanced access appointments. These may be in locations other than Cape Hill Medical Centre.



Many Dental Practices will be closed on Bank Holiday Monday, however some will ne open for urgent treatments

Those who are registered with a dentist, should call their surgery as normal.

If your dentist is closed or you don’t have a dentist, call NHS 111 for advice.

Weekend and Night Cover

If you require a doctor after the surgery has closed, please telephone 0121 558 2613 and follow carefully the pre-recorded message. You will be given a telephone number to contact the Primary Care Centre where you can discuss your problem with one of the duty doctors or nurses. They will decide with you what the best course of action is.

If you require advice about a health problem, you can telephone the number 111 between the hours of 18:30 pm and 08:00.

Alternatively you can go to:

Birmingham NHS Walk-in Centre, Lower Ground Floor, Boots the Chemist, 66 High Street (opp Marks and Spencer), Birmingham, West Midlands B4 7TA .

Opening hours: Monday to Friday 08:00 to 19:00, Saturday 09:00 to 18:00, Sunday 11:00 to 16:00.

Call 999 in an emergency. Chest pains and / or shortness of breath constitute an emergency.

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NHS 111 Online

111 online is a fast and convenient alternative to the 111 phone service and provides an option for people who want to access 111 digitally. 

Your needs will be assessed and you will be given advice about whether you need:

  • Treat yourself at home
  • Go to a Primary Care Centre

If you need face to face medical attention you may be asked to attend a Primary Care Centre.

Click here to access NHS 111 online or call 111 to speak to a staff member.



Join the 30 million people that have already registered on the NHS App. You can request repeat prescriptions saving you a call to your GP practice. Download it today: NHS App