Health Care First - 01977 664141

Including - Ferrybridge Medical Centre, Pinfold Surgery, Elizabeth Court Surgery, Castleford Health Centre

Evening and weekend GP appointments

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.

It operates from 6 – 10 pm Monday to Friday, and 9 – 3pm Saturday’s, Sunday’s and Bank Holiday’s.   Telephones will be automatically diverted during operating hours.  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 annual review of Heart Disease, Diabetes, COPD, Asthma & Stroke but only if you are well controlled and your condition is stable.  Other routine nurse care includes:

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

Coronavirus Latest Updates

Do not visit Health Care First Surgeries!

As you know from the TV news, Coronavirus can spread very quickly through human contact.
GP surgeries, where there are Doctors and Nurses caring for sick people is a place where you could be at risk of being infected. We need to concentrate all our efforts on dealing with patients who need our help the most. Only come to the surgery, if one of our practice health team call you to arrange an appointment.

For your own health and safety, please avoid coming to our surgeries


Instead call us on 01977 664141 and a clinician will contact you.

Use NHS app or Systm online to order your prescriptions

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