Welcome to Dearne Valley Health Centre
Based in Scissett, Huddersfield, we are a small and approachable practice offering you a personal and friendly service for your medical needs. We offer a good range of services and continuity of care for our patients. The practice is based in modern, purpose-built premises with free parking. The surgery has disabled access. Click here to view our location and practice area.
EVENING AND WEEKEND APPOINTMENTS NOW AVAILABLE
Patients can now see a local GP, Physio and Phlebotomist (blood taker) for routine appointments on weekday evenings and at weekends.
Pre-bookable and on-the-day appointments are available between 6.30pm and 8.30pm each weekday, with additional slots available on Saturdays and Sundays between 8.45am and 5.15pm.
GP, Physio and Phlebotomy appointments are available for any Greater Huddersfield patient in the Primary Care Centre Hub at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary and some physio appointments are available at other sites as well.
HOW TO BOOK AN EVENING OR WEEKEND APPOINTMENT AT THE HUB
You can book an evening or weekend appointment by ringing the practice on: 01484 862 793. If you need to book an appointment when the practice is closed then you can ring the free NHS 111 phone line out of normal working hours and they will book an appointment for you if appropriate.
The Practice has received the results of the CQC inspection of Dearne Valley Health Centre and are pleased to announce that the CQC found this practice to be good across all categories. The full report can be viewed by clicking here.
From December 2014 we will be participating in the NHS Friends & Family Test. Please click here for more information or ask reception how you can take part.
All patients have been assigned a named accountable GP in line with the 2015/2016 GP contract. However patients can request to see any GP as previously. Any requests to change GP will be accommodated where possible.
Would you like to join our Patient Group? Would you like to be the voice of your family and friends and offer the practice a representative view of how we could develop our services for all our patients? If so, please email or ask reception for a form.
All GP Practices are required to declare the mean earnings (e.g. average pay) for GPs working to deliver NHS services to patients at each practice.
The average pay for GPs working at the Dearne Valley Health Centre in the last financial year was £54,852 before Tax and National Insurance. This is for 4 part time GPs who worked in the practice for more than six months.
NHS England collect data from all GP Practices and Hospitals to support planning and research to meet future healthcare needs. For more information about how that information is used to help us provide better care click here.
Please contact Reception to register as a new patient. We will ask you to complete a registration form. Please bring the following to the practice:
- Photographic ID
- Your registration form
- Your NHS number (if available)
- Your repeat medication list
- Details of your previous doctor
Please note patients are registered with the practice and are assigned a named GP. You may wish to request services with a particular doctor. Please state your preference on the registration form.
Would you like
to order Repeat Prescriptions?
If you are on regular medication, please request repeat prescriptions.
you like to book an Appointment?
Normal appointments and telephone consultations are available with a range of healthcare professionals throughout the week. Click here to book.
In a Medical Emergency ring 999 immediately, day or night.
During the day please telephone the Health Centre on 01484 862793. The duty doctor will deal with urgent problems appropriately.
Outside of the above hours you can access health care advice through NHS Choices at www.nhs.uk. If you require urgent care that cannot wait until we re-open please ring the NHS urgent care line on 111. Please be aware that this line can sometimes be very busy but your call will always be answered. The 111 line is free from landlines and mobile phones in the UK. If you feel your problem is an emergency then you may wish to call 999.
If you have a life threatening medical emergency please dial 999.