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.
 

Information for Patient regarding Coronavirus Outbreak

The NHS is well prepared for outbreaks of new infectious diseases and has put in place measures to ensure the safety of all patients and NHS staff while also ensuring services are available to the public as normal. Check online at gov.uk and at nhs.uk for advice on your travel and contact history and the latest COVID-19 information before attending the practice.
 
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NHS ENGLAND: Screening and earlier diagnosis

NHS cancer screening programmes can help to diagnose cancer or risk of cancer earlier and improve the likelihood of successful treatment. There are three national cancer screening programmes in England.

If you are eligible, please make every effort to have your screening test. Screening tests can detect a problem early, before you have any symptoms. Finding out about a problem early can mean that treatment is more effective.


AAA Screening:

This is held on Monday morning and a midwife is usually present. New Antenatal patients will be seen by the midwife at the surgery or be contacted and seen at home.


Bowel Cancer Screening:

Eligible population:
• The FIT programme invites all men and women between the ages of 60 and 74 years who are registered with a General Practice.
• Those aged 75 and over can request a kit by ringing 0800 707 6060 or by emailing the screening hub 
• People are invited by letter to their home address every 2 years and are asked to complete a FIT test by providing a sample from one stool and then posting it back to the programme for analysis in a sealed envelope. They receive their result by letter and their GP is informed.

Video : An animated video which explains how to complete the bowel cancer screening test kit. 


Breast Cancer Screening:

About 1 in 8 women in the UK are diagnosed with breast cancer during their lifetime. If it’s detected early, treatment is more successful and there’s a good chance of recovery.

Breast screening uses an X-ray test called a mammogram that can spot cancers when they’re too small to see or feel.

Breast screening is offered to women aged 50 to their 71st birthday in England. You’ll first be invited for screening within three years of your 50th birthday

You may be eligible for breast screening before the age of 50 if you have a very high risk of developing breast cancer.

If you are 71 or over, you will stop receiving screening invitations. You can still have screening once you are 71 or over if you want to and can arrange an appointment by contacting your local screening unit.

If you’re worried about breast cancer symptoms, such as a lump or an area of thickened tissue in a breast, or you notice that your breasts look or feel different from what’s normal for you, do not wait to be offered screening. See a GP. (NHS England)

 


CERVICAL SCREENING

Cervical screening (also known as a smear test) is a free NHS test that is carried out at your GP surgery or at some sexual health clinics. The test looks for early changes in the cells of the cervix. Cervical screening aims to prevent cancer from developing in the cervix (neck of the womb).
 
Cervical smear screening is offered to all women aged 25-64 unless there are medical contraindications. It is important to go for screening as finding changes before they become cancer gives you the best chance of successful treatment.
 
Nearly all cervical cancers are caused by human papillomavirus (HPV). HPV is a very common virus – most people will be infected with it at some point in their life. It can be passed on through any type of sexual activity. Screening will not prevent all cancers and not all cancers can be cured. 
 
Taking part in cervical screening is your choice. You can find out more information from your GP or by visiting the NHS.UK website at www.nhs.uk/cervical
 

 

 

 
 
 
 
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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