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The Partners and staff would like to welcome Dr Anika Patel to the team.  Dr Patel will be working 4 days a week and is joining the Practice as a Salaried GP.  Dr Patel has recently relocated to the Furness area from the south of England

REPAIRS TO THE SURGERY BUILDING

At long last work to repair the front elevation of the building will commence on Monday 20th November 2017.

During the work we unfortunately will be unable to use two of our consulting room and will once again relocate some of our appointments to Cohen's Pharmacy on Friars Lane, some of you will be aware of this process from when we had to relocate over 12 months ago.

We will keep as many of surgeries operational from the practice premises and when you make your appointment with the GP you will be informed of the location of your consultation.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause and at this stage we aware of how long the work will take, but unfortunately these are essential repairs which cannot wait until we move the new premises at Alfred Barrow.

Thank you for your patience


FLU Vaccinations

Book Yours Now - Clinics throughout November.  For more information click HERE


Closed for Staff Training
13:00pm Thursday 8th February 2018 & We Will Re-Open 08:00am Friday 9th February 2018 - Prescriptions will be available for collection from Cohens Chemist Ainslie Street while we are closed

Next Patient Participation Group (PPG) Meeting
Wednesday 10th January 2018 at 19:00pm - For more information click HERE

NEVER MISS ANOTHER APPOINTMENT WITH OUR FREE TEXT MESSAGE REMINDER SERIVICE
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

When We Are Closed


Telephone
When we are closed patients should call the NHS 111 service by dialling 111.

All calls are free from landlines and mobile phones. This telephone number replaces the previous Cumbria Health on Call telephone number.

What is the NHS 111 service?
A simple, free to call, easy to remember three digit number that is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year The NHS 111 service directs patients to the service that is best able to meet their needs taking into account their location, the time of day of their call, and the capacity of local services

When should the NHS 111 Service be used?
When it’s not a life threatening situation, and therefore is less urgent than a 999 callWhen visiting your own GP isn’t an option, for instance when the GP Practice is shut or you are away from home.  When you feel you cannot wait or are simply unsure of which service you require When you require reassurance about what to do next

Out-of-hours services are generally busy so please think carefully before asking to see a doctor and only do so if you genuinely cannot wait until the surgery re-opens.


In a genuine emergency you should call 999. Chest pains and / or shortness of breath constitute an emergency.  

 
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