Tong Medical PracticeTel: 01274 683331
Holmewood Health Centre Tel: 01274 681103
If you require a GP appointment out of hours, then call the practice on 01274 683331 and you will be transferred automatically to the out of hours GP service. You can also call this service direct on 0845 129 4402 before 6:30pm or call the NHS 111 service if calling after 6:30pm.
The local walk-in centre is Hillside Bridge, 4 Butler St West, Bradford BD3 0BS telephone 0845 121 1024.
Alternatively you can access urgent assistance by calling NHS 111 on 111. A triage nurse will assess your situation and take appropriate action. This could simply be by offering advice or where necessary by making arrangements for you to be seen by a doctor.
Out-of-hours services are generally busy so please think carefully before asking to see a doctor and only do so if you genuinely cannot wait until the surgery re-opens.
In a genuine emergency you should call 999.
Chest pains and / or shortness of breath constitute an emergency.
Should you have any comment about the Out of Hours service, a member of the West Yorkshire Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) team would be able to assist you. They are open from 8.30am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday.
The service can be contacted on 0800-0525-270 or email WestYorksPALS@nhs.net
We occasionally close in the afternoon to allow GPs & staff protected time for training and development in order to continually improve patient care. On training days we will be closed from 12.00 to 18.00, we will keep you informed of dates.
NEXT TRAINING DAY:
Wednesday 28th March 2018
Wednesday 25th April 2018
Wednesday 30th May 2018
Wednesday 27th June 2018
During this time if you require a doctor you can contact the 'out of hours' service (Local Care Direct) on 0845 129 4402 or by dialling the surgery number 01274 683331 to be automatically transferred. Alternatively you can contact the NHS 111 service for health information and advice by dialling 111*. Prescriptions will be available for collection from Lloyds Highfield Chemist (attached to the building)
*Calls to the NHS 111 service are free when calling from a landline or mobile.
three-digit number. 1-1-1 The NHS 111 Service will make it easier for the public to access urgent health and social care and will drive improvements in the way in which the NHS delivers care. It will provide a comprehensive service by delivering clinical assessments of callers’ needs at the first point of contact and ensuring that patients are referred straightway to the service that best meets their needs taking into account their location, time of day at which they call and the capacity of local services.
NHS Yorkshire and the Humber has been through a rigorous procurement to choose a provider to deliver the new NHS 111 service across the region and to provide the West Yorkshire Urgent Care Service (an out of hours primary care medical service, providing access, assessment and treatment to the residents of West Yorkshire and Craven).
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