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Castlegate & Derwent Surgery Isel Road, Cockermouth, CA13 9HT Tel: 01900 705750

Nurses

Our highly trained and skilled nursing team deal with a range of conditions and health concerns. They examine patients, make diagnoses and plan care, some of them can prescribe medications.  We have treatment room nurses, practice nurses and advanced nurse practitioners.  Please review the list below to ensure you see the correct health professional.  Our practice nurses are available by appointment during surgery hours. Nurse appointments can be booked by calling our reception or online at Patient Access.

Treatment Room Nurses:-

  • Compression bandaging
  • Dressings
  • Ear Syringing (after 14 day drops)
  • Cervical smears
  • Injections
  • Female and male catheterisation
  • Stockings
  • Suture and clip removal
  • Swabs
  • Tracheostomy
  • Travel vaccinations and yellow fever
  • Adult and child flu vaccinations

Practice Nurses:-

  • Contraceptive reviews
  • Coil check and removal
  • Travel vaccinations and yellow fever
  • Chronic disease management including asthma and COPD, heart failure, hypertension management and diabetes
  • Minor illnesses

It is important that your appointment is with the correct person, therefore if you are unsure please discuss with our reception team.  If you are unwell and needing to be seen on the day then please be aware that you may be seen by one of our Practice Nurses rather than a GP.


  • Barbara Robinson- Nurse Lead (prescriber)
  • Sue Cashmore- Advanced Nurse Practitionar (prescriber)
  • Sharon Erlston- Advanced Nurse Practitioner (prescriber)
  • Judith Murray- Diabetes Specialist Practice Nurse (prescriber)
  • Sophie Johnston- Practice Nurse (prescriber)
  • Margaret Jefferies- Practice Nurse 
  • Lydia Casson- Practice Nurse
  • Claire Wilson- Treatment Room Nurse
  • Annette Fitzsimmons- Treatment Room Nurse
  • Gayle Clements- Treatment Room Nurse
  • Clare Daniels- Treatment Room Nurse

  • Jackie Smith- Research Nurse

 

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