Everyone must stay at home to help stop the spread of coronavirus.
You should only leave the house for very limited purposes:
Important - These reasons are exceptions – even when doing these activities, you should be minimising time spent outside of the home and ensuring you are 2 metres apart from anyone outside of your household.
There is separate advice about staying at home if:
Do not leave your home if you have either:
To protect others, do not go to places like a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital. Stay at home.
Use the 111 online coronavirus service to find out what to do.
Only call 111 if you cannot get help online.
Important - Call 111 for advice if you're worried about a baby or child.
If they seem very unwell, are getting worse or you think there's something seriously wrong, call 999.
Do not delay getting help if you're worried. Trust your instincts.
Use the quick NHS coronavirus status checker to tell us about your current experience of the virus.
This will help the NHS plan its response to coronavirus by showing where the virus is spreading and how it affects people.
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.
08:00 - 18:30
Monday (Evening Surgery)
18:30 - 19:30
Saturday (1 Per Month)
09:00 - 12:00
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 nextOut-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.
The Surgery will be closed one afternoon per month from 13:00pmon the following dates:-
In-case of Non Life Threatening Medical Emergency Please Call the NHS Non-Emergency Number 111In the case of a Medical Emergency Please Dial 999Thank you for your co-operation in advance
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