Health Care First

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

Try the new NHS App

If you’re a patient at our practice you can now use the new NHS App, a simple and secure way to access a range of NHS services on your smartphone or tablet.

You can use the NHS App to check your symptoms and get instant advice, book appointments, order repeat prescriptions, view your GP medical record and more.

If you already use [Systm Online] you can continue to use it. You can use the NHS App as well.

For more information go to www.nhs.uk/nhsapp’

NEW! Online Consultation service

You can now contact the surgery online to tell us all about your medical problem or ask an admin question.

Completing an Engage Consult questionnaire allows us to quickly and safely decide on the best way to help you, your child or an adult in your care.

If you send us a request within our SAME DAY RESPONSE HOURS you will hear back from us on the day, usually within 3 hours

If you create an account for Engage Consult, you can also receive replies online, rather than by phone.

Click here to access our Engage Consult Online Consultation service.

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

CHANGE TO BYRAM OPENING HOURS

CHANGE TO BYRAM OPENING HOURS

From Monday 21st November Byram surgery opening hours will change to:-

Monday 8.30-11.30 re-open 13.30-17.00

Tuesday 8.30-11.30 CLOSED PM

Wednesday 08.30-11.30 re-open 13.30-17.00

Thursday 08.30-11.30 re-open 13.30-17.00

Friday 08.30-11.30 re-open 13.30-17.00

The number of appointments available will remain the same.

When the surgery is closed, prescriptions can be collected from Ferrybridge Surgery up to 18.30 please inform the Receptionist when ordering your prescription that you wish to collect from Ferrybridge.

 For any other queries please contact

 Ferrybridge Surgery – Tel 01977 631623

Try the new NHS App If you’re a patient at our practice you can now use the new NHS App, a simple and secure way to access a range of NHS services on your smartphone or tablet. You can use the NHS App to check your symptoms and get instant advice, book appointments, order repeat prescriptions, view your GP medical record and more. If you already use [Systm Online] you can continue to use it. You can use the NHS App as well. For more information go to www.nhs.uk/nhsapp
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