01228 527559

Fusehill Medical Practice

Fusehill Street, Carlisle, CA1 2HE

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Fusehill Medical Practice, Fusehill Street, Carlisle

telephone: 01228 527559

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CQC Information

Services Available

Minor Surgery


Electronic Prescription Service (EPS)

If you get regular prescriptions the Electronic Prescription Service (EPS) may be able to save you time by saving you unnecessary trips to your GP. The Electronic Prescription Service (EPS) allows your GP to send your prescription directly to your chosen pharmacy without a paper prescription.

Find out more about the Electronic Prescription Service visit or speak to your practice or pharmacist.

How using EPS could benefit you

If you collect your repeat prescriptions from your GP, you will not have to visit your GP practice to pick up your paper prescription. Instead, your GP will send it electronically to the place you choose, saving you time.

You will have more choice about where to get your medicines from because they can be collected from a pharmacy near to where you live, work or shop.

You may not have to wait as long at the pharmacy as there will be time for your repeat prescriptions to be ready before you arrive

Please speak to your nominated pharmacist to activate your EPS.

Is this service right for you?

Yes, if you have a stable condition and you:

  • Don’t want to go to your GP practice every time to collect your repeat prescription.
  • Collect your medicines from the same place most of the time or use a prescription collection service now.

This service is not suitable for all patients. It may not be suitable if you:

  • Don’t get prescriptions very often.
  • Pick up your medicines from different places.

How can you use EPS?

You need to choose a place for your GP practice to electronically send your prescription to. This is called nomination. This could be a pharmacy local to your home or work address. 

Ask any pharmacy or a member of the reception team to add your nomination for you. You don’t need a computer to do this.

Can I change my nomination or cancel it and get a paper prescription?

Yes you can.

If you don’t want your prescription to be sent electronically, tell your GP.

If you want to change or cancel your nomination, speak to your nominated pharmacist or dispensing appliance contractor. 

It is important to tell them before your next prescription is due or your prescription may be sent to the wrong place.

Is EPS reliable, secure and confidential?

Yes. Your electronic prescription will be seen by the same people in GP practices, pharmacies and NHS prescription payment and fraud agencies that see your paper prescription now.

Sometimes dispensers may see that you have nominated another dispenser. For example, if you forget who you have nominated and ask them to check or, if you have nominated more than one dispenser. Dispensers will also see all the items on your reorder slip if you are on repeat prescriptions.

Benefits of EPS

  • More efficient and convenient for patients and staff.
  • Reduces paper.
  • Safer, faster and more efficient.
  • Patients don't have to visit their GP for a prescription.
  • Patients won't have a paper prescription to lose.

For more information visit or your pharmacy.


Enhanced Services For This Practice

GP of Choice Scheme - Please be informed that this surgery is not participating in the GP of Choice Enhanced Service Scheme.

Out of Area Scheme - Please be informed that this surgery is not participating in the we are not participating in the Out of Area Enhanced Service Scheme.

GP Appointments

We offer convenient times to see GPs to suit the needs of our patients, these are:

Pre Bookable appointments,  Book on the day appointments,  Urgent Adult and Children on the day appointments,  Home Visits,  Telephone Consultations, Online pre booked appointments. 


Extended Access Appointments, this is when the practice is closed

We also offer appoints within the community hub located at CHoC Centre, The Cumberland Infirmary 

These appointments consist of:-


Practice Nurse Appointments at CHoC Centre, The Cumberland Infirmary

Phlebotomy clinic   CHoC Centre, The Cumberland Infirmary

Any other services CHoC Centre, The Cumberland Infirmary


You can book an appointment by:

Telephone: 01228 527559
Appointments are available:
Monday 6:30pm - 10pm
Tuesday 6:30pm - 10pm
Wednesday 6:30pm - 10pm
Thursday 6:30pm - 10pm
Friday 6:30pm - 10pm
Saturday 8:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday 8:00am - 5:00pm

At Fusehill Medical Practice we are working hard to improve access for our patients.  
To help with this you may be offered an appointment to see a GP / Practice Nurse or HCA at Warwick Road Surgery.
The GP / Practice Nurse / HCA will have full access to your medical records including medication and test results.
When you contact reception to book an appointment you will be asked if you are happy to go to Warwick Road Surgery. 
If you consent to the appointment, only then will the GP / Practice Nurse / HCA have access to your medical records. 
If you do not wish to attend the appointment your records will not be made available to Warwick Road Surgery.
There will be NO change to the practice you are registered with, the appointment will be offered simply allow quicker access to health advice and treatment.
If you do not wish to attend Warwick Road Surgery this is not a problem, please let the reception team know and they will book the next available appointment at Fusehill Medical Practice.
Please ask to speak to the Practice Manager if you have any queries.



HCA & Nurse Appointments

ECG 24 Hour BP
Cervical screening
Travel Vaccinations (we require a form to be completed before any appointments are made - please contact reception).
Childhood Immunisations (Tuesday morning)
Contraceptive implants
NHS Health Check


Minor Surgery 

Travel Risk Assessment

Our practice nurse holds a travel vaccination clinic for our patients. Please see this page for more information and to fill in the risk assessment form.

Blood Tests

Please contact reception for information 


The Practice is situated witin Carlisle City Centre. 

Out of Hours

When the Practice is closed please contact NHS 111. Calls to 111 are free from all mobile and landlines. If you have a life threatening emergency please contact 999. Please do not attend A&E for non-emergency appointments.

About Practice

Other Practice Information

Allocated and Named GP - All patients at Fusehill Medical Practice, including children have been allocated and named an accountable GP. All Gp Practices are required to declare the mean earnings (eg average pay) for GPs working to deliver NHS services to patients at each practice.  The average pay for GPs working at Fusehill medical Practice in the last financial year was £67,358 befor tax and national insurance.  This is for 2 full time GPs, 3 part time GP's and 1 part time salaried GP who worked at the Practice for more than 6 months.

Employee of the Month

Cancelling Your Appointments

Our text-to-cancel services allows you to send a simple text message directly to your practice to cancel your appointment, allowing it to be given to another patient.

By letting us know if you no longer need an appointment, we can ensure we offer as many available appointments as possible. 

Please note that text-to-cancel numbers are not answered and are used for text messaging only.

To cancel by phone

You can cancel by calling the surgery directly on 01228 527559

Online Services for Fusehill Medical Practice


Please ask at Reception to register for this service, you can request your repeat prescription and have it transferred
to your local pharmacy for collection or delivery.

You can book appointments up to six weeks in advance. You will have a choice of GP.

Patient Participation Groups

Fusehill have an active PPG - if you would like to joing our meetings please contact the Practice Manager direct.

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About SSP Health

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