When We Are Closed
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.
6pm - 10pm Monday to Friday and 9am to 3pm 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 10pm Monday to Friday and after 3pm 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 to to appropriate medical help.
Call 999 in an emergency.
Chest pains and / or shortness of breath constitute an emergency.
Local Walk in Centre
King Street NHS Walk-in Centre
0845 121 1023
To see an experienced nurse for treatment of minor injuries and illnesses seven days a week, 8am until 8pm. You do not need an appointment
NEW SERVICE AT PONTEFRACT HOSPITAL
Pontefract Hospital becomes an Urgent Treatment Centre (UTC) from April 9th 2018. This service is 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
- Eye Problems
- Coughs and Colds
- Feverish illness in adults
- Feverish illness in children
- Abdominal pain
- Vomiting and Diarrhoea