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NEW Cumbria Local Medical Committee

NEW Cumbria LMC covers the North, East and West of Cumbria and has been formed following the change in CCG boundaries from 1 April 2017. It covers a wide and diverse area, and takes in the urban areas of Carlisle, Workington and Whitehaven and the idyllic rural areas of the Lake District and Eden Valley.

The Committee represents all GPs within the constituency and has 12 members, including 1 non-principal position to represent the views of sessional and locum doctors, and the co-opted Medical Director of CHOC.

The Committee meets in the first week of each month on rotating evenings, at the Greenhill Hotel.

The officers of the committee are:

Chair: Dr Mark Alban

Vice Chair: Dr Heather Naylor

Treasurer:  Dr Phil Spencer

Secretary: Mr Peter Higgins

Executive Lead: Peter Higgins

Liaison Officer: Abi Askew

Your local representatives are:





Carlisle Dr C Patterson Brunswick House Medical Group 01228 515808
Dr M Alban Brampton Medical Practice 01697 772551
Dr N Margerison Cumbria Health on Call 0300 024 7247
Eden Dr M Hanley Alston Medical Practice 01434 381214
Dr S Speed-Andrews Appleby Medical Practice 01768 351584
Copeland Dr H Naylor Distington Surgery 01946 830207
Dr A Stevenson Westcroft House Surgery 01946 820348
Allerdale Dr P Spencer Caldbeck Surgery 01697 478254
Dr V Rao Sessional GP
Dr D Berkeley Maryport Group Practice 01900 815544
Dr J Baxter Sessional GP

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Tel: 01772 863806


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