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❗❗❗ 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 report@phishing.gov.uk.
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 www.actionfraud.police.uk
Stay safe - We will get through this 🌈

GP Care Wakefield is an extended hours service owned by all Wakefield GP Practices to cover the entire population of the Wakefield District.

It operates from 6-10pm Monday to Friday, and 9-3pm Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays. 

Just phone the normal surgery telephone number (01977 704777) from 6pm weekdays and between 9-3 weekends and bank holidays and press option 1 and the call will be automatically diverted to a triage centre where your clinical need will be assessed and if deemed appropriate you will be offered a GP or ANP appointment at the Trinity Medical Centre in Wakefield 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 use this service. The service is not available for routine matters such as repeat prescriptions.

Outside of the above hours please telephone 111 

Routine Care by HCA/Nurse

In addition to the above, during 6pm - 8pm Monday to Friday, and 9am - 1PM on Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays, patients can be seen for routine annual reviews 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 ECGs (not chest pain)
  • Spirometry
  • Review of contraception pill
  • Repeat depo injections
  • Smears
  • B12 injections
  • Removal of sutures and clips
 
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