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Ambleside Health Centre,
Hawkshead Medical Practice

Self Care Help and Advice

Did you know that many of the most common minor ailments seen by GPs can also be treated at home. Some minor illnesses will resolve on their own or with treatments available from the pharmacy and advice found on the NHS.uk website?

By treating yourself at home first, you could save a yourself an unnecessary trip to the surgery and free up time for the GPs to see patients with more serious health problems.

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Non-urgent advice: Coronavirus (Covid-19)

To reduce the risk of coronavirus spreading and to maintain the health and safety of both patients and staff, the practice has cancelled walk in clinics and restricted the direct booking of some online appointments. 

Get the latest advice about coronavirus

Are you a Visitor or Holiday maker?

Get the right help whilst you are away from home. Please contact your usual GP first if your enquiry is about medication. They can send your prescriptions electronically to our local pharmacies.

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Out of Hours and Emergencies

111 is the NHS non-emergency number. It’s fast, easy and free. Call 111 and speak to a highly trained adviser, supported by healthcare professionals. They will ask you a series of questions to assess your symptoms and immediately direct you to the best medical care for you.

NHS 111 is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Calls are free from landlines and mobile phones.

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Mental Health: Services & Support

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Patient Access

Online services allow you to:

  • book, check or cancel appointments with a GP, nurse or other healthcare professional 
  • send us an enquiry, either admin or medical
  • order repeat prescriptions
  • see parts of your health record, including information about medicines, vaccinations and test results
  • see communications between your GP surgery and other services, such as hospitals
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