Welcome To The Practice

Care Quality Commission

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) will visit Lowther Medical Centre on August 4th. Questionnaires are in Reception for patients to provide feedback regarding the care they receive from the Practice. If you wish to speak to a CQC Inspector regarding the care you receive from the Practice, please visit the Practice on the 4th August where we can arrange for you to speak to the team. No appointment is necessary



  • Dr Jose Luis Fernandez Fidalgo
  • Dr Joyce Woffindin
  • Dr Fiona Ironside
  • Dr Ann Hall

Contact Details

1 Castle Meadows, Whitehaven, CA28 7RG

Telephone Numbers:

Appointments and enquiries: 01946 692241
Fax: 01946 592611
Emergencies only: 01946 692241 Option 1
SMS Text Messages: 07624 809155

Order Prescriptions Online

You can request repeat medication on line. To do this you need to register with the practice and obtain a password to enable you to access this service. Once your registration account is created you will need to come into the surgery with your passport or driving licence so that your account can be activated you will be able to use the system to request repeat medication as required. Please complete an application form available from reception.

If you already have your password then you can click the link below to access Vision Online.

The Future

We have invested in modern equipment and built a team of professional staff to provide comprehensive and modern treatment, whilst trying to preserve the best of traditional family medicine. We hope this website will give you all the information you require about the facilities available from our practice. If there is anything else you wish to know, please feel free to ask our staff at any time.

The Past

Our present premises at 1 Castle Meadows were purpose-built in 1997. The practice was originally founded by Dr Charles Harris in Scotch Street, but his son transferred the surgery to 1 Lowther Street in 1934.


Welcome to Lowther Medical Centre

This website has been designed to tell you about the practice and the services that we offer. Please read it carefully. We trust that you will find it helpful and informative.

Practice News

Health Conditions A to Z

Information from the Care Quality Commission

Our practice is inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to ensure we are meeting essential standards of quality and safety.

This widget provides a summary of the results of the latest checks carried out by the CQC.

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