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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 email@example.com 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.
National Domestic Violence Helpline: 0808 2000 247 https://www.nationaldahelpline.org.uk/ NSPCC helpline: 0808 800 5000 If you're worried about a child, even if you're unsure, contact NSPCC professional counsellors for help, advice and support. Childline 0800 1111: Offers free, confidential advice and support for any child 18 years or under, whatever the worry. MIND: Mental Health Support with specific advice on ‘Coronavirus and your wellbeing’. www.mind.org.uk YoungMinds: Supporting children and young people and their parents/carers with their mental health and wellbeing. Specific advice on managing self-isolation and anxiety about coronavirus. https://youngminds.org.uk ICON: Babies cry: You can cope. http://iconcope.org/ SafeLives: Specific resources for domestic abuse and COVID. http://safelives.org.uk/news-views/domesticabuse-and-covid-19 IRISi interventions: http://irisi.org/iris/find-your-local-iris-site/Family Line: Family pressure can sometimes be difficult to manage without emotional support & guidance to help. Many people feel confused by what information is available or struggle to access services close to home. For more information & to download a flyer please click HEREHere are some useful resources for our diabetic patients to access whilst social distancing HERE
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