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Updates from Anna M Sives - The Practice Manager ....................

I promise we will have a newsletter out soon, it has been a very busy time for us admin staff working behind the scenes.

We are very sorry to say goodbye to Dr Alam who has returned to his training practice at Fushill Street.  Dr Brading has recently moved out of the area and will be leaving us at the end of September.  Recruitment of GPs is becoming very challenging for the whole country but it seems especially in Cumbria.

In order to meet the busy winter months ahead we have been planning our staffing levels and have great pleasure in telling you about our two new recruits.

Erica Turnbull - Erica is a very experienced Nurse Practitioner with extensive training.  Erica will be working alongside the doctors dealing with acute medical problems.

Karen Little - Karen is a very expereinced pharmacist who some of you may know from the local Co-op Pharmacy.  Karen will be consulting with patients with various conditions.  But overall Karen will be supporting the doctors with their prescribing and completing medication reviews for patients.  All patients with a medication query will now be directed to Karen in the first instance.

In order to meet continuity with patients Kevin McStay, Paul Beresford-Jones and Tim Sanders will all support us as regular locums until we are able to recruit in to the GP positions.

The practice online patient access soon to include your medical record for you to view.  If you see anything incorrect or missing on your record please put this in writing to your GP who will investigate further. Please note this information is only viewable by you - the registered patient.

We are pleased to welcome Carlisle Carers and Age Concern to the practice. They will be holding a drop in clinic in the practice on a Monday.

Carlisle Carers - 9.30am - 12 noon.

Age concern 1pm - 4pm.

27/8/14  Nationally GP recruitment is becoming a huge issue for general practice.  At North Carlisle Medical Practice we have vacancies which we are struggling to fill therefore currently we are looking at alternative ways to support service delivery.

You may now order you prescription via our dedicated prescription line by calling 01228 552577 this answering service is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Please allow 48 hours for prescription preperation.(Based on opening hours of Monday to Friday 8am - 6.30pm)





Welcome to North Carlisle Medical Practice 

We are confident that our website will provide clear and concise help and give our patients the information they require in an easy and convenient format. It has been designed with the patient’s needs at the forefront of everything, from checking surgery times to letting us know what you think of us.

Serving You

Our dedicated team are here to treat those minor ailments that occur as well as providing specialist management of long-term conditions and clinics covering a wide range of healthcare issues. The technology also means you can now do a lot of things from the comfort of your home such as order a repeat prescription or cancel an appointment.

Partners in Care

Once registered, patients and healthcare professionals work together to ensure the most appropriate care is provided. This partnership philosophy extends even fu rther and our active patient group exists to make sure that patient needs and the practice offering are always heading in the same direction.

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The practice will make reasonable adjustments where possible for patients with a disability. Please inform the surgery staff if  you have a hearing or visual impairment so that we may assist you if necessary.

We have a designated wheelchair and disabled patient toilet and a portable hearing loop is available at the front reception desk.

Online  Services for Patients

EMIS Access practice registration form - click here to download the practice registration form and hand in to the reception team at the practice so that you may use EMIS ACCESS online for appointments and prescriptions.  Once you have completed the registration form and handed it in to the practice you will receive personal log on information via the post so that you may then register on the EMIS ACCESS website with your patient specific information and start ordering your prescriptions securely online.

EMIS ACCESS create your account here.

calendar  Click Here to book/cancel your telephone appointment online  via EMIS ACCESS


Please note due to the complexity of practice nurse clinics only telephone appointments with doctors are available to book on line therefore please do not make nursing appointments with doctors.


 .pill Click Here to order your repeat prescription online via EMIS ACCESS

Please note there is now an app available for your apple or android mobile devices making it easier for you to order prescriptions.

NHS England

How sharing information in your medical records can help the NHS to provide better care - you have a choice to make, please read the full article.

A modern information system has been developed, which will make increased use of information from medical records with the intention of improving health services. The system is being delivered by the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) and NHS England on behalf of the NHS.

It is important that the NHS can use this information to get a complete picture of what is happening across health and social care and to plan services according to what works best. The new system will provide joined-up information about the care received from all of the different parts of the health service, including hospitals and GP practices.

Your date of birth, full postcode, NHS Number and gender rather than your name will be used to link your records in a secure system, managed by the HSCIC. Once this information has been linked a new record will be created. This new record will not contain information that identifies you. The type of information shared, and how it is shared, is controlled by law and strict confidentiality rules.

FAQ Patient information


Patient Information Leaflet


Patient letter to inform practice of dissent to upload information




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