Lowther Medical Centre

01946 692241

Lines open at 8.00am


Dr José Luis Fernández Fidalgo
Dr José Luis Fernández Fidalgo

Qualified Oviedo, Spain 1986 LMS Certificate in Diabetes Care

Salaried GP Partner

Born in Gijon, Spain. Joined the practice in 1997 Specialist interests – Care of the Elderly, Diabetes, Lead GP in Safeguarding. Dr Fidalgo’s personal interests include history, cooking, playing squash … [continue] Dr José Luis Fernández Fidalgo

dr fiona ironside
Dr Fiona Ironside

Qualified 1985 MB ChB, MRCOG, MRCGP

Salaried GP Partner

Joined the practice in 2012 Specialist interests – Minor surgery, Cardiology, Female Endocrinology and Gynaecology. Dr Ironside enjoys spending time with her children, when she can! She enjoys horse riding … [continue] Dr Fiona Ironside

dr ami hall
Dr Ami Hall


Salaried GP Partners

Joined the practice in 2014 Special interests – Gynaecology / Palliative Care She likes to keep herself active and attends the gym regularly. She has two dogs who keep her … [continue] Dr Ami Hall

Dr Joseph Davis

MB ChB 2001 (University of Manchester)

Salaried GP

Dr Joanne Hull-Davies

MB ChB 1989 (University of Leicester)

Salaried GP

Special Interests – Women’s Health

Medical Students & GP Trainee

At Lowther Medical Centre we have 2 Medical Students on a regular basis plus a GP Trainee. The students and trainee are supervised by our GPs.

Nurse practitioners

Nurse Practitioners

We have a highly trained and multi-skilled team of nurses. Our Nurse Practitioners, Diana, Ann and Emma work supporting the On Call doctor/triaging the many calls for medical advice between 8.00 am and … [continue] Nurse Practitioners

Practice nurses

Mental Health Nurse

Tony, our Mental Health Nurse sees patients with diagnosed mental conditions plus those patients seeking help for anxiety, stress, low mood, bereavement.

Nurse Prescriber

Anne-Marie is our Nurse Prescriber who works alongside our Nurse Practitioners and GPs.

Practice Nurses

Our Practice Nurses are Michelle and Lesley. The Practice Nursing team are the experienced professionals who can help you in many different aspects without the need to see a doctor. They will … [continue] Practice Nurses

Additional healthcare staff

Health Care Assistant

We have a Health Care Assistant (HCA) Tracy. Tracy will do injections, dressings, blood tests, ECG’s and blood pressure readings.


We also have two Phlebotomists, Joanne and Debbie, to take bloods/BPs.


We have two (non-prescribing) Pharmacists – Kelly and Eleanor and one  (prescribing) Pharmacist Elisha who will deal with medication queries and also have medication review clinics in the afternoons. These … [continue] Pharmacists


Christopher, Joanne and Bart who action Home visits on a daily basis for Copeland Practices


Antenatal clinics provided at the Practice

Health Visitors

The Health Visitors that are attached to the practice are concerned with the promotion of health and the prevention of ill health through the provision of education, advice and support, … [continue] Health Visitors

District Nurses

The District Nurses provide day to day nursing care, advice and support in the home. If help or advice is required they can be contacted through Lowther Medical Centre.

Macmillan Nurse

The Macmillan Team has extensive knowledge and experience on the care of patients with cancer and other serious illnesses. They can provide support for patients and their families.


Familiar Faces – Psychological support workers to help complex patients who have multiple contacts (GP referral) First Step  – Counsellors who offer CBT, support of depression anxiety etc (referral via … [continue] Counsellors

Practice manager

Site Manager

The Site Manager is Lesley Bethwaite. The Site Manager will be able to help you with any administrative or non-medical enquiries and are also available to discuss any suggestions or … [continue] Site Manager

Practice staff


Your first point of contact with our Practice. Receptionists are responsible for dealing with enquiries, organising appointments, preparing repeat prescriptions and ensuring the smooth day-to-day running of the Practice under … [continue] Receptionists

Elderly Care Co-ordinator

We also have an Elderly Care Co-ordinator – Arlene who also covers Phlebotomy when Joanne and Debbie are away.

General Administration

We have an experienced administration team that will be able to answer many of your queries promptly.

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