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Welcome to Northgate Surgery

With patients’ needs at the heart of everything we do, our website has been designed to make it easy for you to gain instant access to the information you need. As well as specific practice details such as how to register, you’ll find a wealth of useful pages covering a wide range of health issues along with links to other relevant medical organisations. Our opening hours are at the bottom of the page along with our contact details.

If you require any information that appears on this website in a different format in order to help with sensory impairment please contact the Practice.

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Out of Hours and Emergencies

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. They will ask you a series of questions to assess your symptoms and immediately direct you to the best medical care for you.

NHS 111 is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Calls are free from landlines and mobile phones.

In case of a life threatening emergency, please dial 999

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.

 GP Appointments

The service operates from 6 – 10 pm Monday to Friday, and 9 – 3pm Saturday’s, Sunday’s and Bank Holidays.  

During these hours, please telephone the normal surgery number and you will be automatically diverted. 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 nurse care including:-

Blood tests 

Routine ECG (not chest pain)

Spirometry

Review of contraception pill

Repeat depo injection

B12 injection

Smears

Removal of sutures and clips

For more information, please telephone or ask at reception.

To view the Extended Hours Privacy Notice please click below. 

GP Extended Hours Service Privacy Notice

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