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  • Job Vacancy – Medical Receptionist Administrator
    Part Time (20 – 25 hours) Must be able to work between 08:00 – 18:30 Mon – Fri Salary dependent on experience in line with Agenda for Change We are looking for a receptionist to join our friendly experienced team. We are a well-established GP training practice of 6 GP Partners, 1 salaried GP, 3 Practice Nurses and 1 Health Care […]
  • Job Vacancy – Medical Records Summariser
    25 hours per week fixed term for 1 year with a view to a permanent contract the end of the fixed term period. The practice is moving towards all medical records being fully electronic. We are looking for a medical record summariser to summarise and code any relevant information into the clinical computer system. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated and […]
  • Job Vacancy – Healthcare Assistant
    Part time over three days Salary £19,918-£21,777 (WTE) Due to retirement, we now have a vacancy for a Healthcare Assistant, to join our friendly practice in the heart of the Lake District. We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join our patient focused and multi skilled nursing team. If you are interested in joining our team we would […]
  • Compassionate Mind Training June 9th-July 21st 2022
  • Pressures caused by COVID 19
    As we get used to living with covid we are again reminded it hasn’t gone away. Castlehead Medical Centre this week has staff confirmed with positive covid test results who cannot be in work. The staff shortage will impact on our ability to deliver some of our routine appointments, although we will continue to prioritise those patients with urgent needs. You […]
  • 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 […]
  • 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 […]