Orchard House Surgery

01900 603985

Services

We provide a wide range of services and clinics for patients at our practice.

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Appointments

Please ring our telephone number 01900 603985 to book an appointment up to 1 week in advance. Urgent cases are seen on the day at the Workington Primary Care Centre ... [continue] Appointments

Clinics

We run a range of clinics. For an appointment or further details, please call our telephone number on (01900) 603985 Antenatal Care We would like all expectant mothers to either ... [continue] Clinics

NHS health information

There is plenty of information to help you manage your health on the NHS website. These buttons will take you to different sections of NHS and you can look up ... [continue] NHS health information

Non-NHS services

The NHS does not pay for some of the services we provide. These include private sick notes, insurance forms, holiday cancellation forms, medical reports, fitness to travel certificates, private prescriptions, ... [continue] Non-NHS services

Online services

There is now the facility for patients to book appointments with a doctor and order repeat prescriptions via this website. This is protected by the highest security and cannot be ... [continue] Online services

Repeat prescriptions

The doctor may inform you that your medication can be obtained without seeing a Doctor on the next occasion. This is called a ‘repeat prescription’ To order your repeat prescription: ... [continue] Repeat prescriptions

Self care

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

Sick certificates

You only need a doctor’s note if you are unable to work and are ill for longer than seven calendar days. Your employer will provide you with an SC2 self-certificate ... [continue] Sick certificates

Test results

Since our telephones are very busy in the early morning, we ask you to telephone for test results (eg blood, urine, x-ray) after 1pm weekdays. To ensure confidentiality, we only ... [continue] Test results

Vaccinations

NHS Immunisation FAQs during Covid-19 Please see the document linked below for full details. Covid-19 Immunisations FAQs Shingles Vaccine All people aged 70 on 1 September 2013 are eligible (i.e. ... [continue] Vaccinations

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?