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.


The link above is for those patients who are registered for online access

***** New Online Consult feature *****

Do you have a routine query or problem that does not require immediate assistance, or do you need to request a letter or a medical report?

We have a new Online Consult feature where our patients are able to send us a secure message. This is available via our website 24/7 and we aim to respond to you within 48hrs (excluding weekends) you do not need to be registered for online access just click on the online consult image below.

Click on the image below


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If you would like to follow us on Facebook we now have a page for the surgery.

 Junior Doctors

This practice trains junior doctors. They are fully qualified and have already done training in hospitals. You can expect them to provide a full range of GP services. If they are not certain about what to do they will ask more senior colleagues for advice.

When making an appointment with a junior doctor reception will inform you of this and again at reception when booking in for your appointment.

Access For The Disabled Or Wheelchair Users

There is a ramp for wheelchair users at the front of the surgery and a doorbell at the front door should anyone require assitance entering the building. There are disabled toilet facilities and all consulting rooms are on the ground floor. 


If you would like a chaperone present during your consultation, then please advise the receptionist when booking your appointment or checking in.

Interpreter Service

An interpreter service is available if required. Please contact reception.


Usługa tłumacza dostępna jest tutaj w przychodni należy pytać w recepcji.

Vertėjas paslauga yra prieinama čia operacijos teiraukitės registratūroje.

Induction Loop

An induction loop is available if required, please ask at reception.

Consent Protocol & Form

Consent Protocol 


Speaking Confidentially

If you would like to speak to a receptionist confidentially please just ask to do so.

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