Our practice nurse gives advice on long term conditions such as asthma, diabetes, blood pressure & heart conditions, travel health, immunisations, diet, cholesterol and Health Promotion helping with weight loss or stopping smoking.
She also attends to minor injuries, cervical smears, ear syringing and dressings.
Health Visitors provide families with children under five years old with support and advice around the general aspects of their children's mental, physical and social wellbeing.
Our Health Visitors are based at Grange Health Centre. Telephone: 01539 777255
Child Health Clinics are held at Grange Health Centre on the first Wednesday of the month, 1.00pm to 3.00pm. A further clinic is held at the Children's Centre at Flookburgh Primary School on the third Wednesday of the month, 1.00pm to 3.00pm.
Immunisations are important to ensure your child's health please make an appointment with the Practice Nurse for all child immunisations.
If you have certain conditions such as diabetes, asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, thyroid, ischaemic heart disease or are taking certain medications, you will be requested to make regular appointments to see the Nurse and/or Doctor to monitor your treatment.
Cartmel Surgery provides a full range of services including cap fittings, coil insertions, and contraceptive implants.
Flu vaccinations are available from September/October. These are given each year and are recommended for everyone over 65 years and anyone with a chronic disease, such as asthma, heart disease, diabetes or kidney disease of any age. You may also be offered a one-off pneumococcal vaccine.
Both Doctors provide full maternity services and liaise with the Community Midwives and Obstetricians from Kendal and Barrow. If you are planning a pregnancy you are advised to get as fit as possible, stop smoking and start taking folic acid tablets (available from chemists and some supermarkets). Please let the Doctor know if you discover you are pregnant.
Just found out you are pregnant? Please self-refer to Maternity Services. Click here for more information.
A wide range of procedures are performed at the Surgery under local anaesthetic. Please discuss with the Doctors.
Tetanus is a life threatening disease. A simple course of injections can prevent this.
Smoking Cessation Clinic
Contact Cumbria Stop Smoking. Offering advice and support to help people stop smoking.
Tel: 01900 324222