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Our Mission Statement - Our aim here at Distington Surgery is to provide a quality healthcare service to the community and assist them in improving and maintaining their health through teamwork, education and specialist advice. Distington Surgery promotes understanding and respect among all patients and staff through a confidential, unbiased, caring and committed environment.


Distington Surgery is a member of Copeland Primary Care Network which covers a registered patient population of circa 62,000. The network is made up of seven member practices namely Distington Group Practice, Fellview Healthcare, Lowther Medical Centre, Mansion House Surgery, Queen Street Surgery, Seascale Group Practice, Westcroft House Surgery.  Copeland Primary Care Network has adopted a flat practice network structure where all seven practices are equal and employment contracts are shared across all seven member practices.


  

 

 

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Opening hours for the surgery, dispensary & prescription ordering line until further notice


Monday - Friday
Surgery: 08:00am - 18:30pm

Monday - Friday
Dispensary: 09:00am - 13:00pm & 14:00pm - 16:30pm 
Prescription ordering line (01946 833 155): 10:00am - 13:00pm & 14:00pm - 16:30pm
Please allow 72 hours for repeat prescription ordering
Please note that if you are prescribed medication from your appointment at the Red Hub someone else should collect this medication on your behalf and after your appointment at the red hub you should immediately return home.

 

PATIENTS GIVEN APPOINTMENTS AT OUR RED HUB:
During the current COVID-19 outbreak, patients experiencing certain symptoms (breathing issues and / or fever) and who have been telephone assessed by a GP to need a face-to-face examination will be called to our local 'Red Hub'.

Please note that if you are prescribed medication from your appointment at the Red Hub someone else should collect this medication on your behalf and after your appointment at the red hub you should immedi...atley return home.

Click here www.northcumbriaccg.nhs.uk/redhubs to find out more about where to go, what it will look and feel like and what to do when you arrive. There is also a short film and animation to explain why it looks different for children.

For the latest COVID-19 information and guidance

https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus



 

Non-NHS Services

All general medical services and the special clinics are free of charge under the NHS regulations.

The doctors are, however, often requested to provide certain services, which are not provided by the NHS. For these services the patient is liable to a charge in line with the British Medical Association (BMA) recommendations, as listed below:

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Pre-employment medicals; LGV, PCV, taxi driver; elderly driver fitness certificate; racing driver fitness certificate; fitness for sports; fitness to attend school; seat belt exemption; as follows:

 

Taxi Medicals/HGV

(exc VAT) £74.50

HGV/Employment Medicals

 (exc VAT) £111.50

 

Access to Records under the Data Protection Act

 

Computerised Records

£10.00

Manual Records (or a combination of manual/computer records)

£50.00

 

Travel Abroad

 

 

 

Vaccination certificate

(exc VAT) £16.00

Holiday cancellation certificate 

(exc VAT) £16.00

Fitness to travel certificate 

(exc VAT) £10.00

 

 

 

 

 
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