The surgery is open for general enquiries between the following hours:
| ||Birstall Surgery||Birkenshaw Surgery|
|Monday||07:30 - 18:00||08:00 - 18:00|
|Tuesday||07:30 - 18:00||08:00 - 18:00|
|Wednesday||07:30 - 18:00||08:00 - 18:00|
|Thursday||07:30 - 18:00||08:00 - 18:00|
|Friday||07:30 - 18:00||08:00 - 18:00|
We offer extended hours appointments on Monday at Birstall from 07:30 - 08:00.
Between 1800 -1830, this practice is covered by Local Care Direct which is staffed by local GPs and nurses. They can provide urgent medical care or advice when the practice is closed. (Explain how to access this service eg. Call the usual surgery number and follow the instructions on the recorded message).
At night or on a weekend please call the NHS 111 Service on 111 calls to this number are free from landlines and mobiles. This service will advise on the best course of action which may include booking you an appointment or arranging a visit from a GP outside our opening hours, although this will not be your usual GP.
111 is the NHS non-emergency number. It’s fast, easy and free. Call 111 and speak to a highly trained adviser, supported by healthcare professionals. They will ask you a series of questions to assess your symptoms and direct you to the best medical care for you, which may include booking you an appointment or arranging a visit from a GP outside our opening hours, although this will not be your usual GP.
In a genuine emergency (threat to life) you should call 999.
Practice Protected Time Dates – 2022/23
The Practices will close from 1pm on the following dates for training:
- 18th January - Inhouse
- 15th February - External
- 15th March - Inhouse
- 19th April - External
- 17th May - Inhouse
- 21st June - External
- 19th July - Inhouse
- 16th August - External
- 20th September - Inhouse
- 18th October - External
- 15th November - Inhouse
- 20th December - External
- 17th January 2023 - Inhouse
- 21st February 2023 - External
- 21st March 2023 - Inhouse