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Changes to the provision of ear syringing - please see the tab in further information.

Lunch time surgery closure

Healds Road Surgery will be closed each day between the hours of 1:00pm and 2:00pm.  Phone lines will continue to be open during this duration to allow patients to contact the a member of the reception team.

Request a call back from the practice

The Practice is now piloting a text messaging service to allow patients to message the surgery between the hours of 8am – 6.00pm, Monday to Friday (except bank holidays) to request a call back if they would like to make an appointment or for general enquiries. Patients are asked to leave a brief message including their name and contact details.  This number is 07544 024265.  Text messages will be actioned within the next working day.  PLEASE NOTE - THIS IS NOT AN EMERGENCY SERVICE. 

Repeat Medication Requests

Healds Road Surgery now have a SMS texting facility to enable patients to order their repeat medication.  Patients are asked to text 07853 213 205, providing their details, including their name, and a member of the Medication Coordinating Team will respond.  This service is manned Monday to Friday, 9am - 2.00pm (except bank holidays) Please note that 48 hours are needed to do a prescription.

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PLEASE NOTE THE SURGERY WILL BE CLOSED ON THE FOLLOWING DATES FOR STAFF TRAINING.

18TH JUNE 2019            16TH JULY 2019

20TH AUGUST 2019       17TH SEPTEMBER 2019

15TH OCTOBER 2019     19TH NOVEMBER 2019

17TH DECEMBER 2019   15TH JANUARY 2020

Telephone System

The telephone system has recently been changed, whereby, you will be informed of what position you are in the queue, for your call to be answered.  We also have a recording facility and calls may be recorded to allow us to monitor calls for training and quality purposes.  

Evening and weekend appointments 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 2018 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.

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