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The Surgery will be closed for team training & education between 1.00pm & 5.00pm on:

Thursday 19th May 2016

Wednesday 22nd June 2016

Wednesday 20th July 2016

Thursday 22nd September 2016

Wednesday 19th October 2016

Thursday 24th November 2016


During these times, if you need urgent medical attention that cannot wait until the Surgery re-opens at 5pm, please contact the NHS 111 service by dialling 111.

New Investment at our Practice

NHS England Primary Care Transformation Fund

We have received £212,000 from NHS England’s Primary Care Infrastructure Fund to help us to renovate our Premises.

In addition, the Partners of Spencer Street Surgery are contributing a further £100,000 towards this project.

Our aim is to provide two additional consulting rooms at ground floor level, as well as bringing our premises up to a higher, more modern specification. This will allow us the ability to look at new services in the future, with the additional clinical rooms.

Please accept our apologies for the disruption during this time.

Spencer Street Surgery

The doctors and staff at Spencer Street Surgery in Carlisle are proud to offer the highest standard of patient-centred healthcare.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 minor surgery, contraception and sexual health clinics, childhood vaccinations and well-person check-ups.

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 check out our "policies" section, click on the link at the top right hand side, here you will find out information about how to leave comments/complaints and interesting facts about the policies and facilities of the practice.

If there is anything you would like to see on our website - please do let us know!


Did you know:

  • You can book appointments up to eight weeks in advance with a GP, and up to six months in advance with a nurse!
  • We offer late evening surgeries until 8pm on Mondays & Tuesdays!
  • We offer telephone consultations every day
  • We offer a minor injuries service - if you can't decide whether to attend A&E or your GP Surgery - contact us first!!

Download the guide to our services today!

A Guide To Our Services

Named GP for All Patients

As part of the commitment to more personalised care for patients, Practices are now required to allocate a named GP to all patients.  The named GP will have overall responsibility for their patient's care and support, with lead responsibility for the co-ordination of all appropriate services.

Individual patients will be informed of their named GP at the first appropriate interaction with the Practice, however the Practice does keep a record of your named GP and if you wish to be told the name of your GP, please ask the receptionist when you are next in contact with the Surgery.  Please note: there is no need to telephone the practice specifically to ask for this information - you can ask the receptionist when next need to contact us.

Where a patient expresses a preference to which GP they have been assigned, the practice will make reasonable efforts to accommodate this request.

Having a named GP does not prevent you from seeing any other Doctor in the Practice.  Your named GP will not be available at all times and there may be times when you need to consult with other Doctors in the practice, which you are free to do at any time.

Aged Over 40?

We would like to invite you for an NHS health check!

NHS Health Checks can help you to prevent Diabetes, Heart Disease, Stroke, Dementia, Kidney Disease.  Please call reception to book an appointment with one of our healthcare assistants at your convenience.





(Site updated 25/05/2016)
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