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BREAKING NEWS................

The next phase of electronic prescriptions is being introduced at GP practices in England and will be introduced at our practice on the 10th February 2020. This means if your prescription is not sent electronically at the moment it will be in future. You will be issued with a paper copy of your prescription that you can take to any pharmacy or other dispenser in England. The paper copy will contain a unique barcode that will be scanned by the pharmacist to download your actual prescription from the secure NHS database.

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 appointments are available in Dewsbury Health Centre. 

How to book an evening or weekend appointment

There are ‘pre-bookable’ and ‘on-the-day’ appointments which our staff can book for you 

Items of interest:

  • Health Matters Issue 5 Autumn 2019

  • 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


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