Hi all, Don’t forget; you can safely and securely book GP appointments, order repeat prescriptions, and view your medical records (including accessing test results) on the NHS App. Take care, … [continue] The NHS App.
Hi all, A bit of GOOD news from us! The full report is viewable online here. Have a great weekend. Take care, Nick@Windermere.
Cumbria Health on Call – Social Enterprise Mark
Morning everyone, We’re very pleased to announce that Cumbria Health on Call have retained their Social Enterprise Mark for this year. In layman’s terms, a Social Enterprise Mark is proof … [continue] Cumbria Health on Call – Social Enterprise Mark
Winter Opening Hours
Scarlet Fever and Group A Strep – When To Seek Care?
Hi everyone, You may have seen news in the media regarding cases of Scarlet Fever and Group A Strep being unusually high for this time of year, particularly in children. … [continue] Scarlet Fever and Group A Strep – When To Seek Care?
Enhanced Access Appointments.
Hi everyone, We always want to make sure we cater to the full breadth of our population, and know that not everyone works 9 to 5. Therefore (as some of … [continue] Enhanced Access Appointments.
Flu Campaign 2022/2023
Hi all, We’re receiving our first batch of flu vaccine in September, and are now booking adult appointments (information on Children’s vaccinations to follow shortly). See the poster for more … [continue] Flu Campaign 2022/2023
Appointment Update: July 2022
ONLINE APPOINTMENTS POSTER
Need your next COVID-19 vaccination and haven’t yet booked an appointment?
An NHS vaccination clinic has been added on Saturday 9 July (10am-4pm) Marchesi Centre, Holly Road, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 2AF Available for all aged 12 and over. No appointment necessary, … [continue] Need your next COVID-19 vaccination and haven’t yet booked an appointment?
I’m thrilled to announce that Windermere & Bowness Medical Practice are advertising to appoint a full time Apprentice Receptionist, to join our front of house team. As part of … [continue] Apprentice Receptionist
Mask Wearing Update
Just a quick update for our patients regarding mask-wearing. You are NO LONGER required to wear a face-mask at our surgery, UNLESS you have respiratory symptoms, in which case we … [continue] Mask Wearing Update
New Members of Our Nursing Team!
Windermere and Bowness Medical Practice is very pleased to introduce you to two new members of our clinical team. Janette Laws has joined us as a Practice Nurse on Tuesdays … [continue] New Members of Our Nursing Team!
New Permanent GP!
Windermere and Bowness Medical Practice is very happy to introduce you to Dr Oge Igwe, who’s recently joined us and will be with us every Tuesday and Friday going forward. … [continue] New Permanent GP!
Recovering from COVID
Your COVID recovery As you find yourself recovering from COVID-19 you may still be coming to terms with the impact the virus has had on both your body and mind. … [continue] Recovering from COVID
Cervical Screening (Smear Test)
Cervical screening is one of the best ways to protect yourself from cervical cancer. It’s not a test for cancer, it’s a test to help prevent it – so it’s … [continue] Cervical Screening (Smear Test)
Windermere and Bowness Medical Practice wants YOU to join our Patient Participation Group (PPG)
Do you have ideas on how to improve your experience at the practice? Could you support communication between us and our patients? Do you have an interest in promoting health … [continue] Windermere and Bowness Medical Practice wants YOU to join our Patient Participation Group (PPG)
Supporting People with Learning Disabilities – Hospital Passports.
As many people may know, the term “Learning Disability (LD)” is used to describe a person who has developmental delay or intellectual disabilities, which are usually evident from birth or … [continue] Supporting People with Learning Disabilities – Hospital Passports.
A Message From Your New Practice Manager!
Hi, I’d like to introduce myself to all of our patients. My name’s Nick Jackson, and I’ve joined the team here at Windermere as Practice Manager. I’ll be here at … [continue] A Message From Your New Practice Manager!
Current vacancies at the practice
Part time Receptionist We are seeking to grow our reception team and are looking for three dedicated and enthusiastic receptionists. As a receptionist you will be the first point of … [continue] Current vacancies at the practice
Concerned about how your data could be used?
There is guidance on next steps if you wish to opt out of this national process.
Change of service provider
From 1st April the services at Windermere and Bowness Medical practice will be provided by Cumbria Health on Call. Follow this link to read the CHoC Letter to Patients
Latest patient leaflet
Please follow the link below to read our patient leaflet. Windermere and Bowness Medical Practice Patient Leaflet
Please do not come to the practice if you are displaying any symptoms of COVID-19. To comply with COVID-19 guidelines, can visitors to the practice please visit on their own … [continue] COVID-19 information