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Notices, Medical, Care and other Services

This area is convered by The Morecambe Bay PCT the main hospitals being Furness General, Royal Lancaster Infirmary and Westmorland General.

  • Furness General Hospital, Dalton Lane, Barrow-in-Furness 
  • Tel: 01229 870870 
  • Queen Victoria Hospital, Thornton Road, Morecambe 
  • Tel: 01524 405700 
  • Royal Lancaster Infirmary, Ashton Road, Lancaster 
  • Tel: 01524 65944 
  • Westmorland General Hospital, Burton Road, Kendal 
  • Tel: 01539 732288 
  • Ulverston Hospital, Stanley Street, Ulverston 
  • Tel: 01229 583635

Click this link to go to Morecambe Bay PCT Website - it will open in a new page

Doctor - General Practitioner

Out of Hours - Doctor on Call

photo of Haverthwaite Surgery

Dr R Callingham
The Surgery
Bare Syke
Tel: 01 5395 31619
Surgery Times:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 08:30 - 18:00
Wednesday's 08:30 - 12:30
Consultation by Appointment
The surgery closes for lunch each day between 1 pm and 2 pm

From 1st October 2004 the local GP Out of Hours Service will be transferred to the new Morecambe Bay Service - known as BAYCALL
Baycall will be avialable when your GP's surgery is closed.
The Baycall telephone number is 01539 718 999

For Hearing Impaired Users Call (Typetalk) on 18001 01539 718 999
Baycall Operating Times:
Evenings and Nights:
Monday to Friday: 6:30 pm - 08:00 am
From 08:00 on Saturday's until 08:00 on Monday's
Bank Holidays:
08:00 am - 08:00 am the next day

Nursing Homes

Hollow Oak Nursing Home
Nr Ulverston
Tel: 01 5395 31246

Hollow Oak Nursing Home

Bus Services

The X35 Bus travels along the A590 between Kendal and Barrow in Furness regularly and services are available to Bowness and Windermere.
On Thursday's weekly:
Lecks Traval run a private bus service to Ulverston for Market day - retrun fare is 4.00, for more information contact Lecks Travel on 31220
538 Haverthwaite - Ulverston
Cumbria County Council have just started a new bus service to Ulverston on Market days (Thurdsay's) which is provided by Blueworks Private Hire - the return fare is 3.30 with concessions for pensioners via use of the pensioners half fare concessionary travel card.
Information on Bus, Rail and Boat Services in Cumbria can be obtained by calling Cumbria County Council's Public Transport Team on 01228 606 705 or by visiting the website

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