Ambleside Surgery 015394 32693

Hawkshead Medical Practice 015394 36246

Lines open 8.00am to 6.30pm


Find out more about the clinics and services available at the surgery.

Antenatal care

Routine antenatal check-ups by a qualified midwife at the practice. Time: Every Tuesday 9am to 12pm


You may be sent an SMS reminder and a form to complete online before your Asthma check. This helps us to understand how you are feeling and managing your health. ... [continue] Asthma

Blood Pressure

More and more patients are using home blood pressure machines to record their BP and pulse so we may send you an sms with a link for you to send ... [continue] Blood Pressure

Cervical Screening (Smear Test)

These are carried out by any of our nurses. A test is recommended every three years for women from the age of 25 to 49 years of age, and then ... [continue] Cervical Screening (Smear Test)

Child development

We have certain appointments available for Mum and new babies with both the Doctor and the Nurse. The appointments are organised with Mum and baby seeing doctor 1st and then followed ... [continue] Child development


There is a clinic run from the Health Centre weekly on an irregular basis, but the appointments are made via the Podiatry service after referral from a GP.


Counselling services are run from the Health Centre and appointments are available after referral from a GP or via self referral. If you require urgent help for your mental health ... [continue] Counselling


If you have Diabetes, we prefer you to see our Health Care Assistant first so that she can carry out most of the examinations and tests required to check your ... [continue] Diabetes

Health checks

A number of regular checks are available for patients with Asthma, Hypertension, Diabetic and other Long Term conditions. You may be sent an SMS reminder and a form to complete ... [continue] Health checks

MSK and Physio services

Helping people with painful bone and joint conditions see the right person Musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions account for 30 per cent of GP consultations in England. Low back and neck pain ... [continue] MSK and Physio services

Smoking Cessation

Most of the stop smoking services are delivered in the community pharmacies now, or there is lots of support online. We encourage everyone to stop smoking to improve their health ... [continue] Smoking Cessation

Travel health

Stay safe and healthy abroad If you are travelling abroad you may need to be vaccinated. Please make an appointment with a pharmacist who offers this service (including Bells Chemist ... [continue] Travel health


Routine and travel vaccinations for all ages are available during surgery times by appointment with our nurses. We run a flu jab clinic in late October. Ask at reception for further ... [continue] Vaccinations

Date published: 8th October, 2014
Date last updated: 1st August, 2022