Wondering about a sick note?
You can do a self certificate for the first week.
Just need to pass some information to the Doctor?
Leave a message with the reception team.
Wondering about a hospital result or not heard about a referral?
Speak to our secretaries.
Do I really need a medical opinion?
The chemist can answer questions about a variety of things including medication clashes, i.e. what tablets you can take together, what medication you can take for a cold or aches and pains?
Is my problem a prescription matter?
Speak to a Prescription clerk . Please keep a careful watch on your medication and re-order before you run out, please don’t use appointments for these.
Is it a Dental problem?
You need to see a Dentist. Remember they can issue prescriptions too. NHS Direct have information on how to find an NHS Dentist, they can be contacted on 0845 46 47 or at http://www.nhsdirect.nhs.uk/.
Out of hours dental care is the responsibility of Wakefield District PCT, the out of hours emergency contact number is 0845 122 0221.
The British Dental Health Foundation can help you on subjects such as dental procedures and terms, oral hygiene, current UK legislation and regulations, NHS and private dental charges, complaints procedures, and referrals to other organisations. They can be contacted on 0845 063 1188 or at http://www.dentalhealth.org.uk/
Which professional do I need to see?
There are a variety of Health Professionals available for you to see here at the Practice, including Doctors, Nurses, Health Visitors, Midwife, and Health Care Assistant. Reception staff can help you choose the correct person.