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out of hours

When We Are Closed

Between 6.30pm and 8.00am Monday to Friday and Friday 6.30pm to Monday 8.00am, the surgery is closed.


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 which will go live for Chapelthorpe Medical Centre on the 19th September 2017.

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 111/999 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. 

Wakefield Walk In Centre

NHS Wakefield District Walk-In Centre is at 47 King Street, Wakefield, WF1 2SY.

King Street is just off Cliff Parade, and is a few minutes walk from Wakefield Westgate train station.  It is open seven days a week including Christmas Day and New Year's Day.
Opening hours - Monday - Sunday - 08.00- 20.00

 Accident and Emergency (A&E)

A&E departments assess and treat patients who have serious injuries or medical emergencies. Generally, you should visit A&E or call 999 for problems such as:

  • Loss of consciousness
  • Persistent, severe chest pain 
  • Severe shortness of breath 
  • Heavy bleeding 
  • Head injuries 
  • Suspected broken bones.

If you're injured or seriously ill, you should go, or be taken, to A&E. If an ambulance is needed you can call 999.

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