We are a medium sized, long established practice that covers, Streetly, Little Aston, Hardwick and Hill Hook areas, as well as parts of Aldridge, Kingstanding, Pheasey, Questlett and New Oscott (see Practice Boundary Map). There has been a surgery on Blackwood Road for over 40 years. The current surgery is situated next to the library on Blackwood Road.
This website has been designed to tell you about the practice and the services that we offer. Please read it carefully. We trust that you will find it helpful and informative.
If you need additional information our receptionists will be only too happy to help you. Our aim is to provide a high standard of care in a friendly and efficient manner. We hope to achieve this aim by working together as a team of health care professionals together with you the patients.
The team is headed by Dr Andrew Thornett, the named accountable General Practitioner for all patients at Blackwood Health Centre, supported by a team of doctors, nurses, health care assistants, midwife, community psychiatric nurse, and our practice manager and administrative team. We also have a doctor from the Walsall general practice vocational training scheme. This doctor is a highly qualified and experienced doctor, who is now training to become a general practitioner, after previously working in the hospital environment.
The practice also has an active Patient Representative Group that meets regularly at the practice to discuss items relating to the running of the practice and organise health related events (see "Patient Group" for more details). Please click on the PRG page for more information and dates, and to view annual reports from the patient representative group direct enhanced service.
The practice is currently accepting new patient registrations.