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Please note : The surgery is currently undergoing some renovations within the Practice, which should last until the end of February 2018. Apologies for any inconvenience and disturbance caused during this time. 

 Mindline Cumbria: 03005610000- Open Monday-Friday : 12-9pm and 5-9pm Saturday. Offers free confidential advice to patients and family members regarding all mental health issues.

PLEASE NOTE: Our GP's do not see patients with dental issues. You are advised to contact your dental practice or Dental Direct on 01228 603900.


  Opening Times Extended Access
Monday  08:30 - 18:30
Tuesday  08:30 - 18.3018.30-19.30
Wednesday  08:30 - 18.30


Thursday  08:30 - 18.3018.30-19.00
Friday  08:30 - 18:30
Saturday  08:30 - 11:30 (no telephone service)

  Doors to the surgery open at 8.30am, although the phones are available from 8am .

Saturday Morning Opening 

We sometimes provide a Saturday morning surgery between 08:30 and 11:30am.

These are pre booked routine appointments and are aimed at patients who are unable to attend during the week day due to work or family commitments. Please be aware that although the reception is open the telephones are switched over to the emergency evening/weekend service (111).

Doctors' surgery days

Below are the doctors' normal surgery days, there may be changes due to holiday, sickness and other leave.

Rachel PrestonAM /PMAM/PM
Mark PlenderliethAM/PMAM/ PM

Hannah AshleyExtended leave
Chris StainesAM/PMAM/PMAM/PM



Dates Surgery Closed for Staff Training
Once a month, the surgery closes at 1pm for training. This is called Protected Learning Time (PLT). This time is used to ensure that the surgery and all its staff are up to date with the latest developments, training and procedures. 

The forthcoming dates for these ‘training afternoons’ are:

Thursday 8th February 2018

Wednesday 14th March 2018

Thursday 19th April 2018

Wednesday 16th May 2018

Thursday 14th June 2018

Wednesday 11th July 2018

Wednesday 12th September 2018

Wednesday 10th October 2018

Thursday 14th November 2018

Thursday 17th January 2019

Wednesday 13th February 2019

Thursday 14th March 2019

We’ll keep you informed of further dates.


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