News

  • COVID Vaccine Update
    Statement – An update following the Prime Minister’s announcement Vaccine teams across north Cumbria are gearing up to deliver booster vaccines by the end of the year, but are urging people to be patient while plans are put in place. Covid boosters are being delivered by our primary care teams and through pharmacy sites bookable through the National Booking System. Ed […]
  • Full Time GP Required
    (Part time options will be considered) A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join our friendly practice in the heart of the Lake District.   We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated GP to join our 4 Partners, 4 salaried GP’s. GP registrar, Medical Student and Pharmacist and Nurse prescribing  training practice Dispensing High QOF points Good range of enhanced services Great […]
  • GP Medical Receptionist Administrator Vacancy
    25 hours per week We are a well-established GP training practice of 4 GP Partners, 4 Salaried GP’s,  Nurse Prescriber, Practice Nurse, a trainee Nurse Associate and Health Care Assistant supported by Managers, Administrators and Receptionists who  provide excellent clinical care to our patients. The ideal candidate will be forward thinking self-motivated. Experience of working in General Practice and a knowledge […]
  • CLOSED 15th September from 1pm
    The medical centre and dispensary will be closed on the 15th September from 13:00 for training. If you need medical assistance whilst the practice is closed please call 111. In case of an emergency call 999
  • Blood Test Delays
    A supplier to the NHS has advised us of a global shortage of some equipment used for taking blood tests. As a result all primary care and community testing must be halted until 17 September 2021, except for clinically urgent testing. Anyone who needs a test for urgent health problems, will still get one. However where your clinician recommends that it’s […]
  • Service Change affecting patients taking Warfarin
    At the practice clinicians use INRstar Anticoagulation Management System to create dosing schedules for patients taking anticoagulants. We have recently received notification that on the 30th July 2021 patient data stored on INRstar has been moved to a Cloud First system. The data has remained in the UK in a UK Government approved data centre. This move aligns with the NHS Architectural […]
  • COVID VACCINATIONS AT CASTLEHEAD MEDICAL CENTRE
    We have appointments for patients to have COVID AstraZeneca Vaccinations on Tuesday 10th August Please call 017687 72025 to book an appointment: If you are over 40 and need your first COVID vaccination or If you need a second COVID vaccination and you had your first before the 15th June You do not have to be registered with us!
  • Staff Training 15th July 2021
    The practice and dispensary will be closed on 15th July from 1pm for training. To assist our colleagues at 111 and CHOC the practice will still be taking calls. Any urgent calls will be triaged and should a face to face assessment be needed, patients will then be referred to CHOC.
  • ⭐️😄 A HUGE THANK YOU 😄⭐️
    All staff and Doctors at Castlehead Medical Centre would like to say a HUGE thank you to all of you who have volunteered at our COVID 19 Vaccination Clinics all through winter and now into spring in every sort of weather imaginable (although oddly only one truly wet day so far!) We have now had over 3900 patients through the doors […]
  • 2nd COVID Vaccinations – June/July
    If you had your first COVID vaccination at the medical centre before or on April 30th please call to arrange your second appointment. These clinics will be held on: • Friday 25th June • Friday 2nd  July Those patients who had their first dose after May 1st will soon be invited to book their second appointment. The clinics will be held […]