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Macmillan Cancer

Macmillan Cancer Support
One in three of us will get cancer and it’s the toughest thing most of us will ever face. If you’ve been diagnosed with cancer, or a loved one has, you’ll want a team of people in your corner supporting you every step of the way. Macmillan provide practical, medical and financial support and push for better cancer care.

Marie Curie Cancer Care

Marie Curie Cancer Care is a UK charity dedicated to the care of people with terminal cancer and other illnesses. Over the financial year 2010/11, we reached a total of 31,799 patients

Youth Health Talk

YouthHealthTalk
Youthhealthtalk enables young people, their family and friends, and professionals such as doctors and teachers to understand young people's experiences of health, illness and life in general. The website feature real-life accounts of issues such as effect on work and education, social life and relationships, consulting health professionals and treatment.

GP Care Wakefield

Operating Hours

Monday to Friday 6pm to 10pm

Weekends & Bank Holidays 9am to 3pm

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.

The Practice 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.

Please find below a link to a copy of the privacy notice relating to GP Care Wakefield.

GP Care Wakefield Privacy Notice

Routine Care by HCA (Health Care Assistant)/Nurse

In addition to the above, between 6pm & 8pm Monday to Friday and 9am & 1pm on Saturday's, Sunday's and Bank Holiday's, patients can be seen for routine annual reviews of Heart Disease, Diabetes, COPD, Asthma and 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

For more information please ask reception.

 
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