Badger (Birmingham & District General Practitioner Emergency Rooms) Group is a consortium of local doctors. The Badger out of hours co-operative was launched in 1996 and has grown substantially since then. Today it has over 230 GP members in over 80 practices and provides cover for them out of hours. It also holds contracts for out of hours, urgent care and walk-in services with 6 CCGs in the West Midlands. It has a patient base of 1.4 million.
In 2009 Badger moved into new head quarters, call centre facilities and treatment centre facilities including a minor-ops suite complete with an organisation-wide rebrand and new logo. Badger holds the Social Enterprise mark.