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Health Care 

Your guide to GPs, Dentists, Hospitals 

This profile gives a snapshot of health in your area. With other local information, this Health Profile has been designed to support action by local government and primary care trusts to tackle health inequalities and improve people’s health.Download the full report here

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 Doctors in Barrow, Ulverston and Dalton

Dentists in Barrow, Ulverston and Dalton 

Hospitals -  www.uhmb.nhs.uk introduces facilities available.There is acomprehensive range of high quality healthcare services are available in Furness with 190 GPs and 2,500 healthcare staff employed. Services are based across the 3 main areas around the towns of Barrow, Lancasterand Kendal with furness general Hospital being the main facilit in Furness. Certain specialisms such as neurosurgery are available at Preston.There is also an air ambulance service to deal with emergency cases.

Furness General Hospital, Dalton Lane Barrow

Dalton Lane
Barrow in Furness
Cumbria LA14 4LF
Tel: 01229 870870

Furness General Hospital provides the area’s main health care facility serving 155,000 in-and out-patients per annum through 7 theatres and 9 wards.

The 400 bed hospital, near Barrow town centre, provides a full range of elective services. It has an oncology (cancer) unit and provides a sub-regional service for upper gastro-intestinal surgery. The nearest train station is Barrow Station, two miles away. Bus time tables can be checked by calling 0871 200 22 33. Parking is available but charges apply.

Royal Lancaster Infirmary


Ashton Road
Tel: 01524 65944

Situated in Lancaster City Centre, the 550 bed Royal Lancaster Infirmary provides a range of elective healthcare servics. It is also a sub-regional vascular unit and houses the North Lancashire and South Cumbria breast screening service. The nearest train station is Lancaster, one mile away and bus time tables can be checked by calling 0871 200 22 33. Parking is available but charges apply.

Westmorland General Hosptial

Burton Road
Cumbria LA9 7RG
Tel: 01539 732288

The Westmorland General Hospital, on the outskirts of Kendal, has 250 beds. Its services cover elective surgery, acute medial care and minor injuries. It also has a midwifery-led maternity unit and coronary (heart) facilities. The nearest train station is Oxenholme, 10 minutes walk away and bus time tables can be checked by calling 0871 200 22 33. Parking is available but charges apply.

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