More Details About Opening Hours
The phone lines open at 08.00 until 18:00 (except when closed for training) Monday to Friday, after which calls are diverted automatically to the Local NHS Out-of-Hours service.
The surgery is also closed on Wednesday afternoons once a month from 12:00 for staff training. Please see the notice displayed on the main door and in the reception area.
Non-urgent advice: Out of Hours
Ring 111 NHS telephone line when you need medical help fast but it is not an emergency.
A trained operator will answer and ask you for all necessary details e.g. Name, Address, your doctor’s name and Practice address. Please have these available. All calls are recorded. There will be three possible courses of action as appropriate:
The doctor will give you advice over the telephone
If you need to see the doctor and are well enough to travel, then you will be given an appointment
If a visit is necessary, one of the mobile Doctors will call to see you within 4 Hours unless a more urgent case appears in between.
King Street, Wakefield, WF1 2SQ
Tel No: 0845 121 1023
Out-of-hours services are generally busy so please think carefully before asking to see a doctor and only do so if you genuinely cannot wait until the surgery re-opens.
In a genuine emergency you should call 999. Chest pains and / or shortness of breath constitute an emergency.