GP Extended Hours Service

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.

Extra appointments available at evenings and weekends

Did you know you can now book same-day and routine appointments on evenings and weekends through Wakefield District’s GP Care Wakefield service?​

​Northgate Surgery works with other practices in our Primary Care Network to provide these extra appointments from a number of sites across the district. Staffed by local GPs, nurses and other healthcare professionals, you can get:​

​Same-day appointments for urgent issues​

Routine GP appointments​

Routine nurse appointments​

Dressings and clip removals​

Blood tests​


Long-term condition reviews​

Cervical smears ​


B12 injections​

Repeat contraception reviews​

Book an appointment

Contact our practice reception team to book an evening or weekend appointment. All appointments must be pre-booked as this is not a walk-in service. If you are unwell when we are closed, call our practice number to be put through to GP Care. ​

Opening times

Monday to Friday: 5pm – 9.30pm​

Saturdays 9am – 5pm​

Sundays 9am – 1pm​


Church View Health Centre – Langthwaite Road, South Kirkby, Pontefract WF9 3AP​

Elizabeth Court Surgery – Elizabeth Drive, Castleford WF10 3TG​

Northgate Surgery – Northgate, Pontefract WF8 1NF​

Ossett Surgery – Ossett Health Village, Kingsway, Ossett WF5 8DF​

Trinity Medical Centre – Thornhill Street, Wakefield WF1 1PG


Is this service part of the NHS?

Yes, GP Care Wakefield is an NHS service provided by Conexus Healthcare on behalf of all primary care networks and practices across Wakefield District.​

 ​How is GP Care Wakefield staffed?

By clinical and practice staff who work in the local area. A locally-led service by the practice staff you know and trust for people living in Wakefield District.​

 ​Will GP Care Wakefield have access to my medical records?

Yes, clinical staff who work in GP Care can access your record to provide the safest care. You will be asked to consent to share your records if this isn’t already in place and notes from your GP Care appointment is available to your own GP.​

I have an appointment with GP Care Wakefield but can’t make it             

If you need to cancel your appointment, please call your GP practice number as usual and speak to the reception team. ​

 ​I prefer to see a female doctor, can I request this?

Yes, you can request this when you call; however, they cannot always guarantee this.​

 ​What if I need a referral or scan?

GP Care can order scans, tests, prescribe electronically, and make referrals to the hospital and related services if you need them.​

 ​I have feedback or a complaint about the GP Care Wakefield service

Please get in touch with the GP Care Wakefield team. By knowing about the problem, they can try their best to solve it straight away for you.​