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The Surgery will be closed from 1.00pm on the following dates to enable staff to partcipate in the 2018/19 NHS Cumbria Protected Learning Programme. 

Wednesday 16th May

Thursday 14th June

Wednesday 11th July

Wednesday 12th September

Wednesday 10th October

Wednesday 14th November

Wednesday 13th February

Thursday 14th March

If you have a medical emergency please contact NHS 111 by Tel: 111

The Surgery will re-open at 8.00am the following morning. 

When We Are Closed

closedThe provision of GP Out of Hours coveris undertaken by Cumbria Health on Call (CHoC). 

To contact a doctor when the surgery is closed if you live in south Cumbria (covering the Westmorland, South Lakes and Barrow-in-Furness areas) you should telephone 03000 247 247

(Hearing impaired users who need to contact CHoC please call (Typetalk) 18001 03000 247 247)

Cumbria Health on Call (CHoC) operates when GP practices are closed and normally this is from 18:30 - 08:00 Monday – Friday, and 24 hours throughout the weekend and on Bank Holidays. CHoC also covers afternoons when GP practices are closed for staff training.

The main CH treatment centres are located in:

  • Kendal – Westmorland General Hospital
  • Barrow – Furness General Hospital
  • Morecambe – Queen Victoria Centre
  • Lancaster – Royal Lancaster Infirmary

NHS Direct

In the case of urgent need when the practice is closed you can call NHS Direct (0845 4647) to speak to a triage nurse. Your needs will be assessed and advice offered or arrangements made for you to see a doctor.

Please do not ask to see a doctor out of hours unless you genuinely cannot wait until the surgery re-opens.

Call 999 in an emergency. Chest pains and / or shortness of breath constitute an emergency.


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