Savile Town Medical Centre
786 Scarborough Street
Dewsbury, W Yorkshire. WF12 9AY

Urgent Medical Attention (NOT 999 Emergency) NHS 111

If you need medical help fast but it's not a life-threatening and it's not urgent enough to call 999, please call 111.
If you require urgent medical attention between 6:30pm and 08:00am or at the weekend which cannot wait until the surgery is open 
please call 111. 
NHS 111 operates 24/7, 365 days per year and is free to use from a landline and a mobile.

We're here for you, for Longer

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. These appointments are available in Dewsbury Health Centre and 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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Accessible Information Standard for GP Practice (Savile Town Medical Centre)

Savile Town Medical Centre  supports equality of access for all, including in line with commitments set out in the Equality Act 2010 and the NHS Constitution / Care Act 2014].  We are committed to complying with the Accessible Information Standard (DCB1605 Accessible Information (formerly SCCI1605 Accessible Information)). 

As a provider of NHS services, the Standard the practice to identify, record, flag and share and meet the information and communication needs of people with a disability, impairment or sensory loss. These ‘five steps’ must be routinely and consistently followed.

All Savile Town Medical Centre staff will routinely follow the ‘five steps’ of the Standard (identify, record, flag, share, meet) as relevant to their own specific roles in all of their interactions with users of our services.

Reception staff, and any other staff at any time covering reception, are responsible for following the ‘five steps’ of the Standard, as follows:

·        Identify: identify if an individual has any communication / information needs relating to a disability or sensory loss and if so what they are

·        Record: record those needs in a clear, unambiguous and standardised way in electronic format on the clinical system   

·        Flag: ensure that recorded needs are “highly visible” whenever the individual’s record is accessed and prompt for action.

·        Share: include information about individuals’ information / communication needs as part of existing data sharing

·        Act: take steps to ensure that individuals receive information which they can access and understand, and receive communication support if they need it.

Information Leaflets for Patient

 PIL-Accessible Information Standard- july-15.pdf         or   PIL-Accessible Information Standard (Easy Read)-july-15.pdf

 
 If you would like to download the form to let us know of your communications needs, then please use the link below:

Patient Communication Need Form

Alternatively a form can be picked up from reception staff at the practice.

Accessible information link to UK sign language:  NHS Accessible Information Standard Update July 2015 BSL Video and Subtitles

Accessible information link :NHS Accessible Information Standard Audio Link NHS England

 
 
 
 
Healthy Start:
With Healthy Start, you get free vouchers every week to spend on milk, plain fresh and frozen fruit and vegetables, and infant formula milk. You can also get free vitamins.
Pregnant or have children under the age of four? You could qualify if you're on benefits, or if you're pregnant and under 18.
 
 
Flu Jab is now available please enquire with practice Staff
 
 
 
Free NHS Health check for people aged 40-74 years. Please enquire with practice staff for Eligibility.
 
 
 
Pertussis Vaccines are available for Pregnant women in their 3rd  trimester (between 28 to 38 weeks of pregnancy). please enquire with practice Staff.
 
 
 
Weekend & Weekdays Extended hours are available at Dewsbury Health Centre and can be accessed through GP or by calling NHS 111 out of normal working hours
 
 
 
NHS 111 : Call 111 when you need medical help or advice and it's not urgent enough to call 999. NHS 111 operates 24/7, 365 days per year and is free to use from a landline and a mobile.
 
 
 
Not convenient seeing the Doctor during the day? 
The Practice offer extended hours session on Monday for evening appointments. Please enquire with Staff.
  
 
 
 

 
Information on this website is for registered patients only and should not be used as a substitute for seeking advice from a GP. Disclaimer
 
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