Click on the pages below to find out further information and advice on your health and wellbeing.
Find NHS services near you
Are you in need of a local dentist, optician, or a pharmacy? Find an NHS service easily by entering your postcode.
Find your NHS number
Your NHS number is a 10 digit number, like 485 777 3456. It is on any letter you receive from the NHS. You do not need to know your NHS ... [continue] Find your NHS number
NHS Health A to Z
Look up information about different conditions and treatments using the NHS Health A-Z.
NHS Live Well
Please use the NHS links for information and advice on healthy living.
Strep A Guidance
What is GAS? Group A streptococcus (GAS) is a common bacteria. Lots of us carry it in our throats and on our skin and it doesn’t always result in illness. ... [continue] Strep A Guidance
Below are some contacts you may find useful. NHS 111 111 Royal Lancaster Infirmary 01524 65944 Health Visitors 0300 247 0040 Midwife / Delivery Suite 01524 583850 Westmorland General Hospital ... [continue] Useful contacts
Health & Care Video Library
There are lots of information and advice videos in the Health and Care Video library funded by the NHS. The videos are reviewed regularly by NHS clinicians to ensure they ... [continue] Health & Care Video Library
Did you know that 10 of the most minor ailments seen by GPs can also be treated by you at home? By treating yourself at home you could save a ... [continue] Self care
Who should I see?
We try to keep our GP appointments for patients with more serious health problems. Before you book an appointment to see a doctor please consider whether an appointment with a ... [continue] Who should I see?
Assessing your alcohol intake
Use the tool below to assess your intake of alcohol. It also gives information about safe alcohol levels. If you have any concerns regarding your alcohol consumption, please make an appointment. Please ... [continue] Assessing your alcohol intake
Are you looking after or providing support for a relative friend or neighbour? Are you being helped or supported by a relative friend or neighbour? Your GP needs to know ... [continue] Carers
Assessing your risk of diabetes
There is a very easy to use website that allows you to get an idea of your risk of having diabetes. This website can be found at www.diabetes.org.uk/RiskScore if your risk is raised, ... [continue] Assessing your risk of diabetes