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Visitor FAQs


Visitor FAQs

When & where?


Friday 17th May | 09:00 - 16:00
Saturday 18th May | 09:00 - 16:00

Hall 8, NEC Birmingham

How can I register?

Registration is FREE!

Registration is open yet, reserve your free pass today to ensure you don't miss out!



How can my company exhibit?

Our sales team are on hand to supply you with everything you need to know about exhibiting at The Primary Care Show, fill out an exhibitor enquiry form and a member of the team will be in touch.

Make an enquiry

Who should attend?

  • Addiction
  • Allergies
  • Baby care
  • Baby feeding
  • Complementary therapies
  • Continence care
  • Dermatology and skin care
  • Diabetes care
  • Diagnostics
  • Disposables
  • Eye care
  • Furniture i.e. couches
  • Gut health
  • Health care equipment
  • Health education and training
  • Health promotion
  • Heart disease management
  • Hygiene/infection control
  • IT
  • Job searching and recruitment
  • Medical devices
  • Medicines management
  • Mental health
  • Minor surgery
  • Nutrition
  • Office products
  • OTC products
  • Pain management
  • Patient information and support
  • Patient test/monitoring
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Physiotherapy products
  • Podiatry, orthotics and prosthetics
  • Prescribing
  • Premises and facilities
  • Professional services
  • Rehabilitation
  • Respiratory care
  • Sexual health
  • Social prescribing
  • Staff wellbeing and resilience
  • Technologies
  • Telemedicine and remote consultations
  • Travel health
  • Vaccines
  • Weight management
  • Women’s health
  • Wound management

Travelling to The Primary Care Show



Located bang in the middle of the UK’s motorway network, jumping in the car is the ideal way to get to the NEC. 

Pre-pay for parking


Underground & Overground

Underground & Overground


You won’t even need to brave the elements. Direct services run all day, however if you’re travelling from further afield you may need to catch a connecting train at Birmingham New Street, which is less than a 15-minute journey away. 

National Rail information



The best and safest way to get to us by your own steam is to use the shared cycle footpath route to Birmingham International Railway Station and then the NEC is a short walk from there, it should take you about 10 minutes.

More information

Plane & Alternative options

Plane & Alternative options


Simply take the free and fast air-rail link to Birmingham International Railway Station located at the upper level of Terminal 1. The train runs every two minutes and only takes 90 seconds. When you arrive just head straight through to the NEC.

Bus & Coach 

From Birmingham Airport you can get to the NEC via the free air-rail link, which takes just 90 seconds and runs every two minutes.

Find out more


Children under the age of 18 are not permitted to access the event.

Cashless Venue

The NEC are only accepting cards and contactless payments across all food and beverage offers.

You’ll find portable cash dispensers (withdrawal fees apply) around the venue, while free NatWest and HSBC ATMs can be found at the train station.


Cloakrooms can be found adjacent to our halls. Items are charged at £2 per coat and £3 per bag (cloakrooms are open 30 minutes prior the event opening and close when the event closes).


NEC welcomes all guidance and assistance dogs. No other dogs/pets permitted.

Disabled facilities

The NEC aims to be fully user-friendly for visitors with access needs. View a quick guide to some of their facilities here.

Food and drink

The hall features coffee areas and a cafe where meals are available, and The NEC is equipped with a range of restaurants, cafes and bars. To see the full list, please visit the NEC website.

Lost property

Head straight to the NEC main lost property area in the Security Office in the Piazza between Subway and Hall 1. There’s also a smaller Security Office in the Atrium near Hall 6. Once the show’s over all lost property is moved to the Piazza Security Office, so give them a call on 0121 767 3883 and they’ll do their best to help.

Mobile charging

If you have low battery charge on your smart phone, use one of the secure charging units in the Piazza and Atrium. Compatible with most major models, charging costs £2.00 for up to 60 minutes and £4.00 for 60+ minutes.  Please note, the charging units accept contactless payment only and include the following charging leads: Lightning cable, Micro USB, USB Type-C.

Prayer room

NEC have a chaplain available for consultation and support, and also a popular multi-faith prayer room, available on the Piazza by Hall 3. 


All visitors to the NEC can connect to WiFi across the entire venue completely free of charge. 

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