Please also see our COVID-19 information page
The doctors and staff at Eightlands surgery in Dewsbury are proud to offer the highest standard of patient-centred healthcare. We run many clinics for the management of chronic diseases such as asthma and diabetes and offer a wide variety of other medical services including antenatal and postnatal care, minor surgery, contraception, alcohol and lifeline shared care.
Saturday 16th January - if you have an appointment for the covid vaccination this weekend, please enter Dewsbury Health Centre via the Wellington Road entrance using the Wellington road car park (car parking will be free). To help us maintain social distance please do not arrive early to your appointment and wear a short sleeved top so we can easily reach the top of your arm to give the jab.
We are still working to vaccinate those patients aged over 80 years, if you are in this cohort and have not yet booked your appointment please contact us.
Update- Friday 15th January. We expect to start inviting our patients over 75 years of age for covid vaccinations from next week.
If you are aged under 80 please DO NOT CONTACT us about your vaccine, we WILL contact you when we have vaccines available for your cohort.
If you are a health care worker your employer will facilitate your vaccine at the hospital when they receive a notification to do so. The vaccines for your cohort are not currently administered by us.
In order for us to invite patients more quickly for the covid vaccination, it would help to have a mobile phone number on file. Please use the form online to update your contact details. Don't worry if you don't have a mobile number, we will call you on your home telephone once vaccines are available for your cohort.
We are now taking appointments for the flu vaccine. There are different vaccines available and you will be given the most appropriate one depending on your age, please see information from NHS Flu Vaccines for further advice.
We now can offer FREE flu vaccines for patients aged between 50-64 years, please book you appointment online if you can or call us on 01924 767303. Jabs are available on a first come first served basis so please book ASAP if you would like to be vaccinated.
We can still offer flu vaccines for all patients in at risk categories or those patient aged over 65 years (if you are having a covid vaccination please do not book your flu vaccination within 7 days of you covid appointment)
You will be invited via text or phone call if you or your child are eligible for a vaccine.
We encourage patients to book early if you would like a flu vaccine as uptake is predicted to be higher than usual.
To maintain social distancing and keep everyone safe we ask that you do the following when attending a flu clinic:
To book an appointment please call us on 01924 767303.
We have a new text service that reminds patients about appointments and allows you to cancel appointment via text. The number the text will come from is 07903588411. The inbox is automated and only picks up specified words such as 'CANCEL' or 'DECLINE'. If you have recently sent your email address to us, you will need to verify it using the link sent to the email provided.
We have made several changes to our staffing at Eightlands and have new partners and GP's starting with us in April 2019. Please see the below table for they doctors general days of working. The brackets indicate whether the doctor is male or female.
|GP Normal Working Patterns|
|Dr Dadibhai (m)||in on||Mon||Tue||Wed|
|Dr Hussain (m)||in on||
|Dr Pieske (m)||in on||Thu|
|Dr Jones (m)||in on||Fri|
|Dr Maqbool (f)||in on||Mon||Tue||Wed|
|Dr Mistry (f)||in on||Mon|
|Dr Bham (m)||in on||Thu|
|Dr Raj (m)||in on||Mon||Fri|
|Mr Khan - Advanced Nurse Practitioner||in on||Tue||Wed|
|Mr Yousaf - Advanced Nurse Practitioner||in on||Thu||Fri|
*Please be aware when GP's take annual leave, attend training etc this will be subject to change.
If you’re a patient at our practice you can now use the new NHS App, a simple and secure way to access a range of NHS services on your smartphone or tablet.
You can use the NHS App to check your symptoms and get instant advice, book appointments, order repeat prescriptions, view your GP medical record and more.
If you already use SystmOnline you can continue to use it. You can use the NHS App as well.
The phone lines have now been replaced, our new practice number is 01924 767303.
New Extended Access Scheme launched
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.
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 (at Calder View practice on the ground floor).
There are ‘pre-bookable’ and ‘on-the-day’ appointments which can be booked through our practice reception team between 8am-6pm, or by calling the free NHS 111 phone line out of normal working hours.
The phone number for extended access service is 01924 925517.
The extended access team have no telephone line through the daytime so if you need to cancel an appointment on a weekday before 6pm please ring Eightlands Surgery on 01924 767303.
After 6pm please call the extended access service on 01924 925517.
*Please note that these appointments are not provided by Eightlands Surgery GP's.
We are launching a virtual patient reference group to help us gather feedback and improve our services. To find out more please go to the ‘patient group’ page.
We now have free WiFi available in our waiting room for all patients to enjoy. See our friendly reception team for help setting up your device.
You can now book your appointment and order your repeat prescription online using our patient online access service. Available 24 hours a day, it's especially useful when the practice is closed or telephone lines are busy.
If you have not already registered for this service please pop into the surgery for details.
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