Park View SurgeryTel: 01539 715555
Park View Branch SurgeryTel: 01539 715555
The Milnthorpe Surgery and phone lines are open from 8am until 6.30 pm Monday to Friday.
Our Carnforth branch opens 8am-5pm Monday to Friday and closes for lunch (see 'Consulting Times' PDF for details).
GP, nurse, HCA and phlebotomist session times are listed under the above tab 'Consulting Times'.
Please ring 01539 71 55 55 for an appointment. This number is for the whole practice and calls may be answered at either site. If we are closed either because you are calling us outside our usual hours or we are closed for protected learning, then you will be given details of the out of hours service. Patients registered for Online Access may book appointments via Patient Access
The Practice closes some afternoons for Protected Learning Time enabling the whole Practice to come together to discuss most recent guidance, update protocols and the Practice workings as a whole. See Protected Learning tab for dates.
IMPORTANT *Please remember that we require two working days to process prescription requests, and that we are closed on bank holidays. Please allow enough time for your repeat prescription.*
We are closed on weekends and bank holidays. Visit the government website Bank holidays in England for upcoming bank holiday dates. If you need a GP when we are closed please call NHS 111 or 999 if an emergency.
When Bank Holiday weekends come up it’s important to have a well-stocked medicine cabinet in case you or any children in your care become unwell. We’d recommend you have the following: painkillers such as paracetamol and ibuprofen, including version for children, to be used for minor aches, pains (e.g.headaches and menstrual pain) and flu symptoms over-the-counter cough, cold, flu and indigestion remedies oral rehydration sachets and anti-diarrhoea tablets for diarrhoea antacid tablets or liquid for Indigestion, stomach ache, heartburn, trapped wind plasters, bandages and antiseptic cream
Pharmacists can be a good source of medical advice – they are highly trained healthcare professionals, have a private room, and patients do not require appointments. Patients can also ask about symptoms confidentially to get the relevant advice.
A series of films has been created and published on common conditions that people visit their GPs with, giving advice so peoplecan care for themselves at home where appropriate. To date these films have been seen more than 4,000 times.The Self-care films are available on the Better Care Together YouTube channel which may help you and your family look after yourselves. A number of these films focus on common ailments children struggle with and provide practical help and advice on what to do. The films are all available here Better Care Together self-care flims
Improving access to appointments
For tips including 'book a double appointment if you have more than one problem to discuss' please read our 'Top Tips leaflet'
Top Tips for your 10 minutes
Please only request home visits for medical reasons, i.e. the patient is terminally ill, bed bound or would come to serious harm if moved. The surgery is fully equipped, whereas home visits do not have the same access to medical equipment. Home visits also reduce the overall clinical capacity as it takes a clinician around an hour to complete ONE home visit, the same time as it would take to see up to SIX patients in surgery.
Reasons for a home vist
The CHoC South Weekend Pre-Bookable Appointment Service is a pilot scheme offering patients weekend appointments. Your GP Practice can book you in for a weekend appointment to be seen by a CHoC doctor at either the Westmorland General Hospital or the Furness General Hospital. Please ask your receptionist / GP for details of how to book a Saturday morning appointment.
The practice closes some afternoons for Protected Learning Time. This is essential time to allow the whole practice to come together to discuss recent guidance, protocols and progress practice business. This assists the development of the whole practice and enables clinicians to progress with Continued Professional Development.
Both Park View and New Street surgeries will be closed on the following afternoons from 1pm. We will reopen the following morning at 8.00am.
Wednesday 11th July 2018
Wednesday 12th September 2018
Wednesday 10th October 2018
Wednesday 14th November 2018
What is the NHS 111 service?
When should I use the NHS 111 Service?
The Practice closes some afternoons during the year for Protected Learning Time enabling the whole Practice to come together to discuss most recent guidance, update protocols and the Practice workings as a whole. Please see the Protected Learning tab for these dates, alternatively when you are next in the surgery collect a leaflet or see the notices.
Call 999 in an emergency. Chest pains and / or shortness of breath constitute an emergency.
You may book or manage your appointments and order repeat medication when we are closed online via Patient Access.
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