Lake Lock RoadStanleyWakefield, WF3 4HSTel: 01924 822328
See 'When we are closed' if your need is urgent when the practice is closed
** Please note, we close one Wednesday afternoon every month for staff training
See below for details
GP CARE WAKEFIELD is an extended out of hours service owned by all Wakefield GP Practices to cover the entire population of the Wakefield district.
It operates from 6pm to 10 pm Monday to Friday, and9am to 3pm Saturday’s, Sunday’s and Bank Holiday’s
Our telephones will be automatically diverted during those hours. Outside of these times please telephone 111 or go to 111.nhs.uk, or ring us back during normal surgery hours if your need is not urgent.
Following triage of your problem, if deemed appropriate, the service will offer you a GP appointment at Trinity Medical Centre or Pontefract General Infirmary.
There needs to be shared consent in place for them to access your records to allow them to provide safe care therefore please ensure you give explicit record sharing consent when accepting an appointment with the service. Patients who prefer not to give shared consent cannot access this service.
The service is not available for routine matters such as repeat prescriptions.
Routine care by HCA/Nurse
In addition to the above, during 6pm to 8pm Monday to Friday, and 9am to 1pm on Saturday’s, Sunday’s and Bank Holiday’s, patients can be seen for routine annual reviews of their long term conditions such as: Heart Disease, Diabetes, COPD, Asthma & Stroke but only if your condition is well controlled and stable. Other routine nurse care appointments include:
Tele 111 or Online - 111.nhs.uk
When the surgery is closed you can ring 111 or go online 111.nhs.uk for help and advice. When you contact 111 you will be assessed, advised and directed to the most appropriate service that can help you
King Street Health Centre, Wakefield WF1 2SY
Tel: 01924 882350
Services offered by the Walk in Centre include:
Treating minor injuries and illnesses, including but not limited to:
Pharmacists are able to give you help and advice about many minor illnesses such as: a cough, cold, hay fever & sore throat. They can also advise you on the medication you are taking or when it would be best to see a GP or Advanced Nurse Practitioner
Urgent Treatment Centre
Pontefract Urgent Treatment Centre (UTC) is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, it is led by a team of GPs with experience in emergency medicine, who work alongside advanced nurse practitioners and emergency nurse practitioners to see and treat a range of minor illnesses and injuries. As well as attending without an appointment you can call 111 and book into the UTC by calling 111.
Accident & Emergency Department
An A&E department (also known as emergency department or casualty) deals with genuine life-threatening emergencies, such as:
Less severe injuries can be treated in urgent treatment centres (walk-in centres or minor injury units).