Everyone must stay at home to help stop the spread of coronavirus.
You should only leave the house for 1 of 4 reasons:
Important - These 4 reasons are exceptions – even when doing these activities, you should be minimising time spent outside of the home and ensuring you are 2 metres apart from anyone outside of your household.
There is separate advice about:
Do not leave your home if you have either:
To protect others, do not go to places like a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital. Stay at home.
Use the 111 online coronavirus service to find out what to do.
Only call 111 if you cannot get help online.
Read general information such as:
Station RoadKendalCumbria, LA9 6SATel: 01539 722660 Opt 1
If you have Coronavirus symptoms or are living with someone who has, you are advised to self isolate for 7 or 14 days respectively. Please visit https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/self-isolation-advice/ to obtain an isolation notice for your employer. You do not need to contact the practice.
BSc MB ChB, DRCOG, MRCGP, Post Graduate Cert in General Practice
Dr Scott became a partner in the practice in 1998, having previously worked as a trainee GP. He trained at Manchester University then worked in hospitals in the North West region and in Australia before settling in Kendal.
He has been a General Practice Trainer supervising doctors in training at all levels for over 10 years. He has additional roles in the practice performing minor surgery and a wide range of joint injections.
Dr Scott also works for NHS Cumbria as a GP Appraiser which involves performing annual appraisals for GPs from other surgeries.
Dr Susan Frost qualified at Leicester 1991, and has worked in Leicester and Manchester before becoming a Partner at Station House Surgery.
Her qualifications include MB ChB DFFP, Member of RCGP, Cumbria NHS MaternityList, Child Surveillance List.
She has special interests in Family Planning including fitting of coils, and women's health, and she is also a GP Registrar Trainer.
In her spare time she enjoys dog walking and cycling
Dr Andrew Holme qualified at Liverpool in 1993, and has worked in Standish, Wigan before becoming a Partner at Station House Surgery.
His qualifications include MBCLB, Cumbria NHS Maternity List, Minor Surgery List and Child Surveillance List.
He has additional roles in the practice performing minor surgery and joint injections, and is Lead GP for Asthma & COPD.
In his spare time he enjoys keeping fit by competing in Triathlons and he has completed an Iron Man twice!
Dr David Cowling completed a degree in Graduate Entry Medicine at Nottingham University in 2008, after doing his first degree in Geography. He joined the practice as a salaried GP in 2017 following a year working as a GP in Morecambe. He previously worked as a doctor in Manchester and Finland before completing his GP training in Lancaster and Kirkby Lonsdale in 2016. Most of his spare time is taken up by his young family, but he tries to keep fit by running and cycling.
GP Training in Carlisle; Qualified Newcastle-upon-Tyne 2001 MBBS; MRCGP; DRCOG
2005 - 2005 GP on North Cumbria
2009 - 2011 GP in New Zealand
2011 GP in South Cumbria
MBBS DRCOG MRCGP
Minor Surgery list, Child Surveillance List, Contraceptive Services,
Special Interests: Foundation Doctor Supervisor; Medical Student Training
Walking, Cycling, Music & spending time with my family
Dr Sarah Price qualified at Hull York Medical School in July 2008 having previously worked at the Royal Lancaster Infirmary, Owen Road GP Surgery, St John's Hospice and Captain French Surgery
Her qualifications include MBBS, DRCOG, MRCGP, Paediatrics and Obs & Gynae
As well as having fun with her young family she also enjoys keeping fit with a mixture of orienteering, trail running, biking and recently trying out some triathlons!
Dr Tom Chivers joined the practice in 2018 having completed his GP training locally. He has previously worked in the East Midlands, Nepal, India and Fiji and has an interest in mountain and travel medicine. In his free time he enjoys climbing, mountain biking and running. He currently splits his week between General Practice, A&E and is a doctor with Kendal Mountain Rescue Team.
They provide a comprehensive range of services including travel advice, lifestyle advice, dressings, ear syringing, cervical smears, blood pressure checks, smoking cessation, family planning and contraceptive advice. They also manage and run clinics for patients with coronary disease, diabetes, hypertension, asthma and chronic obstructive airways disease.
Caite is the Lead Nurse and manages all aspects of the Nurse provision for the surgery. Caite is a prescriber and as well as Chronic Disease Management is also training towards for a qualification as an Advanced Nurse Practitioner.
Louise joined the nursing team in August 2017. In addition to her practice duties Louise is studying a university course to develop skills in in Diabetes disease management.
Joanna is the Clinical Research Nurse who previously worked as a Practice Nurse at the surgery. She works alongside Dr Cowling (Research Lead GP) inviting and recruiting patients to approved research projects. She may contact you in regards to a research project the practice is involved with.
Research is about finding new knowledge that can lead to changes and improvements in treatments and patient care therefore it is an important aspect of NHS work. All the research we are involved with is carried out under the banner of the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) North West Coast Clinical Research Network.
Lucy qualified in 2004 from the University of Manchester and has worked previously in Cardiothoracic surgery, High Dependency and Immunology at the Manchester Royal Infirmary. After moving down to Devon and working in a Community Hospital she chose to transfer her skills into Practice Nursing, completing the Foundations in General Practice Nursing course from the University of Plymouth. She has completed further graduate modules in Diabetes, Asthma and COPD. She is available for treatment room needs such as travel advice, child immunisations, smears, wound care and health advice.
Treatment room - to include dressings, ear syringing, smears, injections, travel advice. Also runs a contraception clinic / advice on a weekly basis
Has qualified as a Registered Nurse in 2018 at Leeds University. Starting her career in a busy A&E department she has recently joined us as Treatment Room nurse when she will specialise in dressings, injections and INRs. Hannah is currently undertaking for smears and ear syringing.
Has appointments for: Venepuncture, Blood Pressure, ECGs, New Patient Medicals, NHS Health checks, lifestyle advise, Assists in Coronary Heart Disease and Diabetic clinics, Diabetic Foot Screening Clinics, Vaccinations (Flu and Pneumococcal only), suture removal, wound care and dressings, B12 injections, contraception advice, injections, assisting in m/opp and contraception clinics.
Has appointments for venepuncture, blood pressure, ECGs, new patient medicals, NHS health checks, assists in chronic disease clinics, assists in minor op and contraception clinics. She is looking to do some wound care in the future.
Has appointments for venepuncture, blood pressure, ECGs, new patient medicals, NHS health checks, assists in chronic disease clinics, assists in contraception clinics. She is looking to do some ear syringing in the future.
We have members of staff trained to take blood samples.
The practice manager is involved in managing all of the business aspects of the practice such as making sure that the right systems are in place to provide high quality patient care, human resources, finance, patient safety, premises and equipment and information technology. The practice manager supports the GPs and other medical professionals with delivering patient services and also helps to develop extended services to enhance patient care.
Patient Service Manager
Works closely along side Jeanette and is responsible for the smooth operation of patient services including Reception and Administration.
Also responsible for the Patient Reference Group - come and be a member we would love to hear your views.
Responsible for a range of administrative duties for the practice to include dealing with patients & telephone answering to support front facing departments during busy times, organising communications with staff/patients, utilising IT systems for clinics and rotas and processing third party / patient records access requests.
Deals with Patient Notes summarising and also other aspects of Practice Administration.
Responsible for coding of medical notes and letters
The Reception Team will be your regular and first point of contact. Their aim is to be as helpful as possible and assist you to use our services.
Reception Team Manager
Jacqui oversees and manages all aspects of the busy Reception service.
I am medical secretary to the doctors, typing all referral letters for patients, following up any review appointments & other chasing up as deemed necessary by the doctors.
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