Out of Hours GP Care Wakefield

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GP Care Wakefield is an extended out of hours service owned by Wakefield GP Practices to cover the entire population of the Wakefield district. Its operating hours are:

  • Monday to Friday 6pm – 10pm.
  • Weekends and Bank Holidays 9am-3pm.

Our Practice telephones will automatically divert during these times. At other times during the night and weekends, please telephone 111. Alternatively, ring back during normal Practice opening 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, Wakefield or Pontefract General Infirmary.

There needs to be shared consent in place for the service to be able to provide safe care. 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.

This service is not available for routine matters such as repeat prescriptions.

Routine care by HCA / Practice Nurse – In addition, routine nurse care is available at Trinity Medical Centre, Wakefield

  • Monday to Friday 6pm – 8pm.
  • Weekends and Bank Holidays 9am – 1pm.

Patients can be seen for the following:

  • Blood tests
  • Routine ECG (not chest pain)
  • Spirometry
  • Review of contraceptive pill
  • Repeat contraceptive depo injection
  • B12 injection
  • Cervical Smears
  • Removal of sutures and clips

Please ask at our reception for more information on booking appointments.