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The surgery will be closed as follows over Christmas/New Year:
-  Tuesday 25th December       (Christmas Day)
-  Wednesday 26th December   (Boxing Day)
-  Tuesday 1st January             (New Year's Day)

We will be open as normal between these dates from 8.00am to 6.30pm.

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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.

Closed for Staff Training
From 1.00pm on Wednesday 13th February 2019 and we will re-open at 8.00am on Thursday 14th February 2019.

Next Patient Participation Group (PPG) Meeting
Next Meeting Friday 11th January 2019 - For more information click HERE.

NEVER MISS ANOTHER APPOINTMENT WITH OUR FREE TEXT MESSAGE REMINDER SERVICE
Please 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.

 Antibiotics


STOP! Are they really needed?

You will only be prescribed short courses at appropriate doses.

If you are suffering from on of the following:

  • Sore throat
  • Cold or Flu
  • Dry or chesty cough
  • Earache
  • Catarhh

You will not be prescribed an antibiotic for these treatments.

Prescribing antibiotics inapropriately will only cause problems in the future. Taking antibiotics for the wrong reasons such as against cold or flu has no benefit for you. It can even cause resistance to some antibiotics you take in the future.

If you are suffering from any the above illnesses you should:

  • Drink plenty of fluid
  • Get some rest


Ask your local pharmacist for advice and guidance regarding over the counter remedies 


Should you feel your symptoms are not improving  and you require futher advice or guidance please contact the surgery. 

Futher information can be found here. 

 
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