Evening and weekend appointments are now available
Patients can now see a local GP for routine appointments on weekday evenings and at weekends.
Pre-bookable and on-the-day appointments are available between 6.30pm and 9.30pm each weekday, with additional slots available on Saturdays from 9am and 4pm and Sundays 9am and 1pm.
The scheme starts in August when evening and weekend appointments will be available for any patient registered with a GP in North Kirklees. The appointments will be available in Dewsbury Health Centre.
How to book an evening or weekend appointment
There are ‘pre-bookable’ and ‘on-the-day’ appointments which can be accessed through your own GP practice, or by calling the free NHS 111 phone line out of normal working hours.
Items of interest:
Health Matters Issue 1 Summer 2018
Opening Doors Kirklees Opening Doors Kirklees has launched a new online community ‘message board’ for people with disabilities and long-term conditions, their families and friends. Registration is simple, and free, allowing users to chat with people in similar situations, share information, recommend services, find out what’s on and make new friends.
- My Health Tools, a new online tool to help people manage their long term conditions launched in Kirklees on Monday 28 September. My Health Tools supports people living in Kirklees to manage the impact of their long term health condition through practical information, tools and skills. To find out more, go to My Health Tools
Healthwatch Kirklees bring out a regular newsletter which can be accessed here. Newsletter
- If you have any information or communication needs please let us know. This may include having a longer appointment or receiving information in audio, large print, braille, by email or having a BSL interpreter available at your appointment. If we can help in any way please let us know.
- Please take time to read the new leaflet How Information about you helps us to provide better care. Further patient information is available at NHS England
- Connect to Support Kirklees - take a look at Connect to Support a new website for anyone needing advice or support in Kirklees. The site, set up by Kirklees Council, includes everything local people might need help with from advice to information about local and national products and services - and much more. Take a look at the website: Connect to Support