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1st FloorAlfred Barrow Health CentreBarrow-in-FurnessCumbria, LA14 2LBTel: 01229 821599
Prescription RequestsDue to the corona-virus pandemic, we are temporarily accepting requests for prescriptions via the email. Please email your request to firstname.lastname@example.org When calling the surgery please bear in mind our telephone lines are extremely busy at this time and it may take us longer to answer your call. PLEASE NOTE OUR PRESCRIPTION ENQUIRY LINE TIMES HAVE CHANGED 08.30am - 13.00pm.
Telephone: 01229821599 Option 1
Help us to help you by nominating a pharmacy you would like your prescription sending to for collection. This helps keep patient activity within the health centre to a minimum.
We thank you for your continued support & understanding.
WE HAVE MOVEDWe have moved into the Alfred Barrow Health Centre & all appointments made at our surgery will be held at the Alfred Barrow Health Centre on Duke Street in Barrow, LA14 2LB. Our phone number remains the same and if you have any queries or concerns, don’t hesitate to get in touch.myGP AppDownload 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.NEVER MISS ANOTHER APPOINTMENT WITH OUR FREE TEXT MESSAGE REMINDER SERVICEPlease 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.
Dr Arun Thimmiah MBBS MRCGP
Offers a full range of general practice care to his patients, and has a special interest in minor surgery, joint injections and respiratory medicine.
Dr Megan Wyatt M.B. Ch.B. DRCOG MRCGP DFFPM
Offers a full range of general practice care to her patients and has a special interest in Rheumatology, Minor Surgery and Diabetes Management.
Dr Muhammad Waqar Hameed MBBS MRCGPOffers a full range of general practice care to patients.
Hannah MillerHannah is our part-time Practice Nurse & can carry out treatment room duties. Hannah is currently on Maternity Leave.
Cheri JohnstonCheri is one of our Practice Nurse & carries out various duties including smears, contraception injections, Chronic Heart Disease Clinics, Hypertension Clinics & our Baby Immunisation Clinics.
Ashley ElsonAshley is our part-time Practice Nurse & can carry out treatment room duties. Ashley is currently being trained to enable her to be able to carry out other duties within her role as Practice Nurse.
The midwives provide expertise in ante-natal and post-natal care for expectant and new mothers. They hold ante-natal clinics at the surgery on Thursday mornings. Husbands and partners are very welcome. All the doctors provide maternity medical services, and we like to share ante-natal care with the hospital consultants.
Elaine Haston is the surgery's main health visitor co-ordinator and she may be contacted by telephone on 01229 845950. A list of locally held clinics is displayed at the surgery.
Community Psychiatric NursingWe have a team of mental health professionals who work in close communication with the surgery team. The CPNs work with patients with severe and enduring mental illness. You will need a referral from your GP or nurse practitioner if you think you need to see a mental health professional.
ICSOP Integrated Care Service for Older PeopleFaye Gillespie and her team work closely with the surgery, regularly visiting all or our care, residential and nursing homes. They conduct medication reviews and help ensure that our patients are cared for appropriately.
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