Welcome to Kirkoswald Surgery
Dr's Karen Sharpe and Dr Viv Purdy together with staff at Kirkoswald Surgery are proud to offer the highest standard of patient healthcare. Being a single-handed practice we have a small, friendly team offering a professional and holistic/complete approach to your health.
We run many clinics for the management of chronic diseases such as asthma and diabetes and offer a wide variety of other medical services including antenatal and postnatal care, minor surgery, childhood vaccinations and well-person check-ups.
All our surgeries and clinics are by appointment, and we will do are best to give you an appointment to suit your needs
If you care for someone who has a long standing disability, or if you are cared for, please let us know. We will work together to get the best possible care for you and your carer.
Our local carers group is Eden Carers www.edencarers.co.uk or email firstname.lastname@example.org or Telephone 01768 890280
We want to get better at communicating with our patients.
We want to make sure you can read and understand the information we send you.
If you find it hard to read our letters or if you need someone to support you at appointments, please let us know.
We want to know if you need information in braille, large print or easy read.
We want to know if you need a British Sign Language interpreter or advocate.
We want to know if we can support you to lipread or use a hearing aid or communication tool.
Please tell the receptionist when you arrive for your next appointment, or ring the surgery and let one of us know how we can help you.
Out of Hours - 111
From October 22nd 2015 Out of Hours is changing - If you require a Doctor out of normal surgery hours, YOU MUST NOW RING 111.
Medical advice can also be found by contacting NHSDirect - 0845 46 47
In addition to everything you need to know about the practice you will also find a wealth of health-related information in the menu on the right hand side. Please have a look around and do send us some feedback if you like.
(Site updated 31/01/2018)