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The surgery will be closed as follows over Christmas/New Year:
-  Tuesday 25th December       (Christmas Day)
-  Wednesday 26th December   (Boxing Day)
-  Tuesday 1st January             (New Year's Day)

We will be open as normal between these dates from 8.00am to 6.30pm.

myGP App
Download our new appointment bookings app to your smartphone for free. myGP was developed to make access to healthcare easier and faster for patients. Once downloaded, simply log-in with your date of birth and mobile number and add the people you care for, allowing you to book and cancel appointments for them. It’s really that easy! For more information, please visit: ilovemygp.com.

GP and Nurse appointments are available at evenings, weekends, and Bank Holidays
These are available via Cumbria Health on Call.  To book an appointment, speak to your GP practice or call 03000 247 247.

Closed for Staff Training
From 1.00pm on Wednesday 13th February 2019 and we will re-open at 8.00am on Thursday 14th February 2019.

Next Patient Participation Group (PPG) Meeting
Next Meeting Friday 11th January 2019 - For more information click HERE.

NEVER MISS ANOTHER APPOINTMENT WITH OUR FREE TEXT MESSAGE REMINDER SERVICE
Please update your mobile telephone number at reception today so we can text your reminders of your upcoming appointments and notify you of any check-ups you are due. For more information click HERE.

New Patient Registrationregister_now

If you wish to register with the practice please telephone or call in and one of the reception staff will be able to help. 

The receptionist will explain the procedure to you, provide you with the relevant paperwork, and book an appointment for you to see one of our nurses or our healthcare assistant.

Before your appointment, you will be asked to fill out some forms about your current and previous health conditions, the medications you take and the details of your previous practice.

You will also be required to provide proof of your identity and address, in the form of photographic & a houshold utility bill or bank statement.  You are also required to bring proof of any medications you are currently taking to the appointment.

Whilst considering registering with the surgery you may want to check if you live within our practice area click here to open our electronic catchment area tool.

Due to the increasing pressures on Primary Care we are unfortunately unable to register patients who live outside of our catchment area.  Should you move outside of our catchment area you will be asked to register with a GP nearer to where you live.

It can take several weeks for us to receive your medical records from your previous practice, so the more detail you can give us the better.

Once your registration is complete you will be informed of your named GP.  This however does not mean you can only see this particular Doctor. You have the right to express a preference to see a particular practitioner, and whilst staff will always do their best to accomodate patient preferences, this might not always be possible. We will always offer alternatives, and compromises may need to be reached on occasions.

Medical treatment is available from the date of registration.

Guide to GP Services

The Royal College of General Practitioners has produced a useful guide for patients about the services on offer at GP Surgeries and how to access them.  You can download the guide below.

pdf A Patient Guide to GP Services

 
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