Captain French SurgeryThe Gillinggate CentreGillinggateKendalCumbria, LA9 4JETel: 01539 720241
We hold the following health promotion clinics:-
A Counselling service is provided within the surgery to help patients cope with a variety of life problems.
All methods of family planning are available at the Surgery, including pills, IUDs (Intra-Uterine contraceptive Device), injections and implants.
You can choose to see any of the doctors about contraceptive advice or attend our family planning clinic.
Contraceptive Clinics are available elsewhere and offer the following:
Free contraceptives, condoms, pregnancy testing, smears, emergency contraception and general sexual advice - please call 0800 521613 for clinics in the Kendal and Barrow areas.
Emergency contraception is if you have unprotected sex, it involves two special doses of pills taken within 72 hours.
Clinics are held at Westmorland General Hospital, Kendal or Furness General Hospital, Barrow please call the following telephone numbers for information and clinic times:
Westmorland General Hospital - 01539 795217
Furness General Hospital - 01229 822760
You can collect containers for urine samples etc. from the reception desk. Specimen bottles should be properly labelled before you hand them in. Please contact (01539) 720241, between 1:00pm and 5:00pm, unless you have been told to call earlier by your doctor, to find out the results of any tests you have had. It is the patient’s responsibility to ensure they get the results for ALL tests taken.
We can carry out various private medical examinations, eg: HGV, PSV, elderly drivers, employment, insurance and sports medicals. These are not covered by the NHS and a fee will be payable. Please ask the receptionist for current charges and to make an appointment.
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We are closed on the following afternoons for staff training from1.00pm to 8.00am the following morning.
Wednesday 30th April
Tuesday 20th May
Thursday 19th June
Tuesday 15th July
Tuesday 16th September
Wednesday 15th October
Tuesday 11th November
Tuesday 15th January
Tuesday 10th February
Thursday 19th March
All prescriptions are available for collection from 1.00pm-5.00pm from Rowlands Pharmacy.
Out of Hours
Cumbria Health on Call 03000 247 247
Hearing Impaired patients, please ring typetalk 18001 03000 247 247
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