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ALFRED BARROW HEALTH CENTRE

We’re moving into the Alfred Barrow Health Centre on Monday 11 November. Letters are available in our Surgery so if you would like one, then feel free to pop in and pick one up.

From the above date, all appointments made at our Surgery will be held at the Alfred Barrow Health Centre on Duke Street in Barrow, LA14 2LB. We can be found on the Ground Floor.

Until then appointments will be held up to and including Friday 8 November at our usual site.

Our phone number will remain the same and if you have any queries or concerns, don’t hesitate to get in touch.

To view the letter online, then please click the below link

Alfred Barrow Health Centre update

COMMUNITY EVENTS FOR ADULTS 2019

Please click on the link below for details of community events for adults in Barrow

Community Events for Adults information

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PRESCRIBING OF OVER THE COUNTER MEDICINES IS CHANGING

MEDICATIONS FOR COMMON SUMMER HEALTH PROBLEMS ARE NO LONGER AVAILABLE ON PRESCRIPTION.  THEY ARE AVAILABLE TO BUY AT YOUR LOCAL PHARMACY OR SUPERMARKET.  CHECK OUT THE FOLLOWING LINKS FOR GUIDANCE ON HOW TO COPE WITH THESE PROBLEMS

SUN SAFETY

NHS Choices: http://www.nhs.uk/livewell/skin/pages/sunsafe.aspx

Video: http://www.nhs.uk/Video/Pages/how-to-apply-sunscreen.aspx

Sunscreen Factsheet, British Association of Dermatologists: http://www.bad.org.uk/shared/get-file.ashx?id=3917&itemtype=document

Sunscreens, Prescqipp Bulletin 138: https://www.prescqipp.info/resources/send/295-sunscreens/2709-bulletin-138-sunscreens

SUN BURN

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/sunburn

MOTION SICKNESS

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/motion-sickness/

HEAD LICE

Head lice information

 

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DID YOU KNOW WEEKEND GP APPOINTMENTS ARE NOW AVAILABLE?

In partnership with your GP, Cumbria Health on Call are offering EVENING and WEEKEND APPOINTMENTS at

Furness General Hospital or Westmorland General Hospital.

You will be seen by a GP who has access to your medical records and who can provide the same service as your usual GP.

Healthcare Assistant appointments are also available.

Please ask at the surgery if you would like to book one of these appointments

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APPOINTMENT TEXT REMINDER SERVICE

We now provide a text messaging reminder service for appointments.  This is to help us

reduce the amount of non attendances for appointments at the Surgery.  Unfortunately it

can only access mobile phone numbers, if you wish to receive text reminders can you please

update your details next time you come to the Surgery or register with Patient Access and

update your details there.

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Having problems logging into Patient Access please click here

https://support.patient-access.co.uk/

 

 

 

 

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