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***Important*** Prescribing Changes from 01 May 2017

For further details on the changes, please follow the link below.

Prescribing Changes from 01 May 2017

Important information on the proposed merger of the partnerships of Dr Bance & Partners and Ferrybridge Medical Centre.

Please click on the link below for more information

2016.09.23 ECS-FMC Proposed Merger Ltr.doc

When We Are Closed 

Call 999 in an emergency. Chest pains and / or shortness of breath constitute an emergency.

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 6 – 10 pm Monday to Friday and 9 – 3pm Saturday’s, Sunday’s and Bank Holiday’s.   Telephones will be automatically diverted during operating hours.  Outside of these times please telephone 111 or ring 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 the service to be able 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 & 8pm Monday to Friday  and 9am & 1pm on Saturday’s, Sunday’s and Bank Holiday’s, patients can be seen for routine annual review of Heart Disease, Diabetes, COPD, Asthma & Stroke but only if you are well controlled and your condition is stable.  Other routine nurse care includes:

  • Blood tests 
  • Routine ECG (not chest pain)
  • Spirometry
  • Review of contraception pill
  • Repeat depo injection
  • Smears
  • B12 injection
  • Removal of sutures and clips. For more information, please ask at reception.  

 

Walk-In Centre

The nearest Walk-In Centre (where you can be seen without an appointment) is:

  • King Street Health Centre,
    47 King Street,
    Wakefield,
    WF1 2SY 
    Tel: 0845 121 1023

 

 

 
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