Surgery News

  • Why are GP Practices still Working Differently?
  • COVID Vaccines and Boosters at Wigton Hospital
  • An Important Message from Silloth Surgery
    What you are about to see is a short video that has been put together by the Institute of General Practice Management to highlight the abuse that practice staff are currently receiving throughout the country and unfortunately here at Silloth Group Medical Practice on a daily basis. We operate a […]
  • Blood Test Delays
    *** IMPORTANT NOTICE: BLOOD TEST DELAYS*** Due to a national shortage of supplies used for blood specimen collection, all primary care and community testing must be immediately halted. This will be the situation until at least 17th September. If you have a routine blood test booked at the surgery in […]
  • Flu Clinics 2021
    SATURDAY 18 SEPTEMBER 2021 **POSTPONED, PLEASE REFER TO THE END OF THIS POST** SATURDAY 30 OCTOBER 2021 No appointments necessary We are holding a walk in flu clinic on Saturday 18 September between the hours of 9am and 3pm. For patients aged over 65 Could we please ask where possible […]
  • NHS App
    If you’re a patient at our practice you can now use the #nhsapp, a simple and secure way to access a range of NHS services on your smartphone or tablet. You can use the #nhsapp to get health advice, book appointments, order repeat prescriptions, view your GP health record and […]
  • Vaccination Status for International Travel
    From 17 May 2021, people in England who have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 can demonstrate their vaccination status for international travel. A full course is currently two doses of any approved vaccine. Vaccine status will be available from: the NHS App which you can download from app stores the […]
  • COVID Vaccination Queries
    Please note that with immediate effect our reception staff will not be taking any telephone calls regarding COVID vaccinations. This is to ensure that they have the capacity to deal with calls from patients who require urgent medical attention and to also ring patients who are eligible for the vaccination. […]
  • Who is being vaccinated next on north Cumbria?
    The NHS is prioritising vaccinating those that experts have agreed will benefit from having it the most, as they are at most risk. From Monday 15th February, people in cohorts 5 and 6 are being invited by the NHS to have their vaccine. These are: Cohort 5 – all those […]
  • School Aged Immunisation Service
    The school vaccination programme has resumed and the immunisation team will be continuing with immunisations in schools and community clinics.
  • Parent Carer Covid Vaccination advice from the Cumbria SEND partnership
    The following advice is given in partnership with Cumbria County Council and the NHS in Cumbria On 30th December the government updated its priority list for Covid Vaccinations to include unpaid Parent Carers. It now recommends unpaid carers who get Carer’s Allowance or who are the main carer of an […]
  • Public Announcement: Rescheduling of 2nd Covid Vaccinations
    Public Announcement From Keswick & Solway Primary Care Network Regarding Rescheduling of 2nd Covid Vaccinations Unfortunately due to circumstances beyond our control, we have been informed on 6th January 2021 that the scheduled delivery of our second dose vaccination week commencing 11th January 2021 has been postponed. It is with […]
  • Celebrating Christmas and New Year’s during the Pandemic
    You may see a maximum of two other households on Christmas Day. Stay local, keep your visits as short as possible and do not stay overnight. Shop safely this boxing day: make space and avoid crowds Shop safely this boxing day: remember your face covering See in the New Year […]
  • Covid-19 Vaccine
    The COVID-19 vaccine is now approved and will be available for free on the NHS to those who will benefit, starting with those who need it most.
  • Stoptober
    Smoking attacks our lungs and makes it harder to breathe. And looking after our health has never been more important. Search Stoptober to quit smoking and breathe #BetterHealth For support to quit smoking and to download the free app, search Stoptober or click one of the images below. For more […]