Ambleside Surgery 015394 32693

Hawkshead Medical Practice 015394 36246

Lines open 8.00am to 6.30pm

On holiday?

Please see the following pages for information about health services for holiday-makers.

Tourist phone line

There is a dedicated phone line for Tourists to the area seeking non-emergency medical treatment. The phone line 03000 247 247 can be called from 9am to 5.30pm every day ... [continue] Tourist phone line

NHS 111

NHS 111 is the number you need to ring if you have a problem out of hours (between 6.30pm and 8.30am Monday to Friday and at weekends). NHS 111 is ... [continue] NHS 111

Medication issues

For lost or forgotten medicines you should still contact your own registered surgery and ask them to send a prescription electronically (via EPS). Please use the service finder on the ... [continue] Medication issues

Minor illness

Many pharmacies also offer a minor ailment service and can give advice and recommend treatments for simple problems such as sunburn, insect bites, coughs and colds. Please use the service ... [continue] Minor illness

Other problems / I think I need to see a GP

Our GP surgeries are operating a ‘telephone first’ triage service for problems that you may feel need dealt with on the day. We may then offer ‘remote consultations’ via either ... [continue] Other problems / I think I need to see a GP

Alternative services

If you need medical advice or treatment but do not need to see a GP, there are some alternatives you can try instead. For example: NHS 111 for non-emergency medical advice ... [continue] Alternative services

Further information

Follow the links below for further information for holiday-makers. Minor injury units Pharmacy services Walk-in centres What services do sexual health clinics (GUM clinics) provide?

Date published: 12th April, 2023
Date last updated: 3rd May, 2023