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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.
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.
Our final clinics for patients aged between 18-64 years will held from the 19th October, this our final delivery of vaccines for this cohort of patients so please book ASAP to avoid disappointment.
The childhood flu vaccine is now in stock and can be booked throughout October.
*We have now used our full allocation of flu vaccines for patients aged over 65 years and can offer no further appointments. If you would still like a vaccine please contact your local pharmacy.
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'.
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.
The scheme starts in August 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 (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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