15th September 2020
Due to the Coronavirus outbreak, how you contact us will be different at the moment. This is to limit face-to-face contact whenever possible and help stop the spread of Coronavirus.
Your GP practice is open and if you need to see your GP, please ring us on 01977 600381
You can also call NHS 111.
Please do not come to the surgery unless you have an appointment.
If you are waiting for a check-up, please be assured we will be in touch. Appointments are being delivered face-to-face and over the telephone. If you are asked to come into the surgery for a face-to-face appointment, please remember to wear a
Measures are in place to keep you safe from infection during your visit to the surgery.
Coronavirus Symptoms & Isolation Advice
If you live with other people, they should stay at home for at least 14 days, to avoid spreading the infection outside the home. After 14 days, anyone you live with who does not have symptoms can return to their normal routine.
If, anyone in your home gets symptoms, they should stay at home for 7 days from the day their symptoms start. Even if it means they’re at home for longer than 14 days.
The most up-to-date public guidance is always online at NHS Coronavirus
If your symptoms are serious, or get worse, NHS 111 has an online coronavirus service NHS 111 symptoms checker that can tell you if you need further medical help and advise you what to do.
Only call 111 direct if you are advised to do so by the online service or you cannot go online.
Do you need non-medical support during the current COVID-19 Outbreak?
Live Well Wakefield is a social prescribing service that links adults 18+, registered with a Wakefield GP – like ours, with non-medical support in the local area.
During the current COVID-19 outbreak they’re still accepting social prescribing referrals and are also encouraging referrals from our vulnerable patients who are self-isolating and have no support to access shopping, medication delivery and/or befriending support. They can also support you with information on up to date safety advice and help you to access additional support services as appropriate during this time. Please click on the following link to self refer or for further information Live Well Referral
Mental Health Helpline
24 Hour Mental Health Helpline – 0800 1830558
Confidential helpline offering support, advice, information & guidance.
Available for anyone registered with a GP in Wakefield
Wakefield STAR Bereavement Service
The Wakefield Mental Health Alliance has commissioned Wakefield Star Bereavement service to support children and young people who are tragically grieving during this time.
Any child, young person or someone caring for them who feels they need help and support due to bereavement can contact the service on firstname.lastname@example.org or on 07599640714.
Yorkshire Smokefree Service
Smoking tobacco is known to damage the lungs. Evidence shows COVID-19 virus attacks the respiratory system. Smokers with COVID-19 are 14 times more likely to develop severe disease. In light of this there has never been a better time to quit. Call Yorkshire Smokefree for phone support today on 07767008956