❗❗❗ SCAM ALERT ❗❗❗

We have been made aware of patients receiving emails and text messages inviting for Covid Vaccinations.
The NHS are sending LETTERS ONLY advising it is now your turn to book your appointment.
Please do not click on any links in an email or on a text message.
The surgery are inviting via text message in partnership with Accubook. If you receive a text and you are unsure of its safety, please call the surgery on 01977 704777 to speak to a receptionist. 
If you receive a call you believe to be fraudulent, hang up.
If you are suspicious about an email you have received, forward it to
Suspicious text messages should be forwarded to the number 7726 which is free of charge.
Please share this with your relatives and friends - don't let them be caught out by scammers
If you believe you are the victim of a fraud, please report this to Action Fraud as soon as possible by calling 0300 123 2040 or visiting
Stay safe - We will get through this 🌈

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In-House Patient support

Friarwood Surgery's Patient Participation Group chairperson (John Nye) has since August 2017 provided (in our main patient waiting room) a patient support service as a Volunteer Health Champion. John is able to offer patients support and guidance on Self Management and using approved Care Navigation database's direct patients to any other support services across the Wakefield area. John has been a volunteer Self Management tutor for ten years and has promoted Self Management on behalf of the Wakefield Clinical Commissioning group.

Please click onto the link below to hear positive messages from John and others who have engaged with Self Management support.

John is in the Friarwood Surgery Monday, Wednesday & Friday mornings 8.30 am - 12 noon

Please feel free to pop in to have a chat with John on the above days/times to see if he can help you to tap into the hundreds of local support services in our area and even help/inspire you to make positive changes to your health and well being.

Update: Due to the current Coronavirus pandemic John will not be working form the surgery until further notice

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