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Useful links

This page lists other links to organisations operating within Cumbria that you may find helpful. Whilst we cannot endorse any organisations we do hope you will find them useful.

The index page for the Department of Health 

CHOC (Cumbria Health on Call Ltd) provide out of hours specialist services for patients with urgent medical problems that need a doctor after their own doctor’s surgery has closed. For CHOC’s out of hours service telephone: 01228 401999. More information about CHOC is available from 





Cumbria County Council: Assessing your social care needs and apply for support from adult social care, including

Assisted technology and Telecare in Cumbria 


Hospital and community NHS services: 

Aquired Brain Injury Team Cumbria Community Acquired Brain Injury Rehabilitation Team - Telephone: 01539 718118

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust operate from: 

Furness General Hospital , Barrow In Furness

Westmorland General Hospital , Kendal, 

Royal Lancaster Infirmary, Lancaster


Other useful numbers: ​

  • Community Transport – South Lakeland Local helpline number Tel:01539 742637

  • South Lakeland Carers Association Tel:01539 815 970

  • South Lakes Talking Newspaper Association Local helpline number Tel:01539 725913

  • The Brain Child Developmental Programme Brainchild, The Green, Frostrow Lane, Sedbergh, Cumbria, LA10 5JS Tel:01539 621 539

  • Grange Toy Library Grange Toy Library, Grange Fell Road, Grange-over-sands, Cumbria, LA11 6BQ Tel:015395 32749


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