Everyone must stay at home to help stop the spread of coronavirus.
You should only leave the house for 1 of 4 reasons:
Important - These 4 reasons are exceptions – even when doing these activities, you should be minimising time spent outside of the home and ensuring you are 2 metres apart from anyone outside of your household.
There is separate advice about:
Do not leave your home if you have either:
To protect others, do not go to places like a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital. Stay at home.
Use the 111 online coronavirus service to find out what to do.
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Ulverston Health Centre, Stanley Street, Ulverston, Cumbria, LA12 7BTTel: 01229 484 141
MB BCh BAO (Galway 1979) FRCGP DCH DObs
Dr Murray joined in 1985 and is now the senior partner. He is the local GP Tutor and has an interest in minor surgery and asthma; he also has an interest in postgraduate and undergraduate education. He is an examiner for the Royal College of General Practitioners and was awarded Fellowship of the Royal College in 2004.
MB ChB (Edinburgh 1989) DRCOG DFFP MRCGP
Dr Fraser joined in 1998 and became a partner at that time. He has an interest in medical education and is a qualified trainer of future GPs.
BSc Medical science (St Andrews 1998) MB ChB (Manchester 2002) MRCGP
Dr Walker joined the practice in 2006 and works part time. She became a partner in 2011.
MBChB (Edinburgh 2007) MRCGP (Associate GP)
Dr Martinek qualified in 2007 and joined the practice in 2012 and became a partner in 2015. She works full-time.
Dr Fitter qualified in 2010 and joined the practice in September 2015 as a full time GP. He became a partners in April 2017.
MBBS (1983 London) MRCGP MSc MLCOM DRCGP DFFP DA DMSM (Associate GP)
Dr Neaves qualified in 1988 and has had interests in teaching, training, and assessing doctors in general practice, osteopathy and musculoskeletal medicine since 1994. She gained a Masters degree from University College London in muscle and joint problems and has been registered as an osteopath since 2001. She worked in orthopaedics and rheumatology before joining us in 2010 and still practices as an osteopath
MBChB (Honours), DCH, DRCOG, MRCGP (Associate GP)
Dr Adams qualified in 2004. She joined us in 2010 and works part time.
Dr Kilner joined the practice in October 2017 as a salaried GP working on Tuesdays. He qualified in 2011 from the University of Manchester and shares his time between here and a practice in Lancashire.
Healthcare assistants support practice nurses with their daily work and carry out tasks such as phlebotomy (drawing blood), blood pressure measurement and new patient checks. They may act as a chaperone when a patient or doctor requests one.
Tim Jackson joined the practice in 2010 following a number of years as a practice manager in Lancaster and a wide ranging career in the private sector in photography and advertising, the wine trade and business development. He is responsible for the overall management of the practice with the principal aim of ensuring that the right systems are in place to provide high quality patient care. He is also involved in the development of the practice with the partners. He is always delighted to hear suggestions from patients and also listen to problems which patients experience if these occur.
Assistant Practice Manager
Hermione Pearson joined Dr Murray and Partners in 2010 having previously worked at Bayside Family Practice. She has enormous experience of the the day to day running of the practice and looks after that as well as ensuring that all we need to do is achieved and the endless reports we have to complete are submitted on time. She also looks after all the staff and helps with their queries as well as answering a thousand questions each day from patients.
Our receptionists and admin staff provide an important link for patients with the practice and are your initial contact point for general enquiries. They can provide basic information on services and results and direct you to the right person depending on your health issue or query. Receptionists make most of the patient appointments with the GPs and nurses. They also perform other important tasks such as issuing repeat prescriptions and dealing with prescription enquiries, dealing with financial claims, dealing with patient records and carrying out searches and practice audits.
The roles of receptionist and admin staff are not easy ones as they are having to deal on a day to day basis with many people who are unwell and sometimes upset. Please be as patient with them as they are with you.
Our referrals team above look after all the referrals to secondary care and have numerous year's experience of doing that through many changes in the systems used. They look after the eReferrals System which is the latest means by which patients are referred a specialist if that is necessary. If you have queries please ask and they will always try to help resolve queries which arise from the system which is frequently out of our hands. We may, though, suggest you contact the hospitals of referrals centres yourself to chase up appointments.
A health visitor is a registered nurse who has received training particularly related to babies, children and pregnant women. Their role is to provide families with children under five years old with support and advice around the general aspects of mental, physical and social wellbeing.
To contact the health visitor please call 01229 484 010.
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