When the surgery is closed there is still provision for patients to get advice and see a doctor if appropriate. There is a full Extended Hours and Out Of Hours service available.
18:00 – 22:00 Monday to Friday and 09:00 to 15:00 Weekends & Bank Holidays
Please dial the surgery numbers and you will automatically be connected to GP CARE WAKEFIELD which is an extended hours service owned by all Wakefield GP Practices to cover the entire population of the Wakefield District when our surgeries close.
After 22:00 Monday to Friday and after15:00 at Weekends and Bank Holidays please dial 111 and you will be connected to the NHS out of hours service which is free to landlines and mobile telephones. This service will then direct you to appropriate medical help.
Call 999 in an emergency - chest pains and / or shortness of breath constitute an emergency.
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.
Local Walk in Centre
King Street NHS Walk-in Centre
Wakefield WF1 2SY 0845 121 1023
To see an experienced nurse for treatment of minor injuries and illnesses seven days a week 08:00 until 20:00. You do not need an appointment.
Urgent Treatment Centre - Pontefract Hospital
Pontefract Hospital is an Urgent Treatment Centre (UTC). This service is for non-life threatening illness or injury 24 hours a day and 7 days a week.
They can help you with:
Stains, sprains and suspected broken bones
Minor Head Injuries
Cuts and Grazes
Bites and Stings
Minor Scalds and Burns
Ear and throat infections
Skin infections and Rashes
Coughs and Colds
Feverish illness in adults
Feverish illness in children
Vomiting and Diarrhoea
All staff in GP surgeries across the Wakefield Clinical Commissioning Group take part in a series of half day sessions once a month on a Wednesday afternoon to enable the provision of staff training. This includes all GP’s, nurses and administration staff.
As we are fully committed to the training of all our staff your surgery will take part in the monthly training sessions. This is to help improve our skills and knowledge to provide efficient patient care in all areas.
During this time the surgery will be closed at 12:00
Should you need urgent treatment at these times, when telephoning the surgery you will be given instructions on how to access urgent services.
A complete list of the Training Days is listed below: