Out of hours service - Telephone the NHS 111 service.
General Medical Advice
NHS 111 (Help Line) provides a national 24 hour a day, 7 days a week confidential health line, staffed by experienced nurses. They can be contacted on 111 and their helpline is a valuable source of information and advice. Please note this NHS 111 number can be used to phone in the case of an urgent problem when the surgery is closed.
You can also obtain 24 hour general medical advice by accessing the
EVENING AND WEEKEND GP APPOINTMENTS
GP practices across Wakefield are now offering weekend and evening appointments.
The new GP Care Wakefield scheme enables patients across the district to have access to GP support after normal opening hours.
This enables patients to have access to medical advice and, if required, access to a Wakefield GP appointment, through their normal GP practice telephone number between:
18:00 and 22:00hrs Monday to Friday
and from 09.00: to 15.00hrs Saturday and Bank Holidays
Patients who use the service will be provided with medical advice from a dedicated nursing team, who can then refer them to a GP appointment that day, if required, at one of two sites across the district.
111 is the NHS non-emergency number. It’s fast, easy and free. Call 111 and speak to a highly trained adviser, supported by healthcare professionals.
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