Duddon Valley Medical Practice

Kirkby Surgery, Askew Gate, Kirkby-in-Furness, Cumbria, LA17 7TE - Tel: 01229 889 247
Broughton Surgery, Foxfield Road, Broughton-in-Furness, Cumbria, LA20 6EZ - Tel: 01229 716 337

Opening Times and Out of Hours

Opening Times

During the opening times of both surgery premises the telephone lines are always open and they remain open throughout the lunchtime staff breaks. The telephone numbers for DVMP and Kirkby-in-Furness 01229 889247 and Broughton-in-Furness 01229 716337. If the Kirkby surgery premises or Broughton surgery premises are closed for whatever reason during normal surgery hours DVMP, as well as DVMP telephone lines will still be open. For example, if the Broughton surgery premises close during a normal weekday the Kirkby surgery premises will be open, along with the telephone lines and these will be answered at Kirkby surgery. Conversely, if the Kirkby surgery premises close during a normal weekday the Broughton surgery premises will open, along with the telephone lines and these will be answered at Broughton surgery.

DVMP doctors continue to provide emergency cover for their patients between 18:00-18:30 after the practice closes during a normal working week. The current emergency number to ring will be given to you when you telephone either the Kirkby or Broughton surgery numbers between 18:00-18:30. Please listen carefully to the whole of the answer machine message to obtain the correct number to phone in an emergency situation.

Please note that after 18:30 during normal working days, until the next time DVMP opens (and also when it is a bank holiday or weekend) NHS 111 provides the out of hours cover for DVMP patients.

Kirkby

Monday: 08:00am – 18:00pm
(Protected Lunch Break for practice team 13:00pm-13:30pm except for emergency situations)

Tuesday: 08:00am – 18:00pm
(Protected Lunch Break for practice team 13:00pm-13:30pm except for emergency situations)

Wednesday: 08:00am – 18:00pm
(Protected Lunch Break for practice team 12:30pm-13:00pm except for emergency situations)

Thursday: 08:00am – 13:00pm
*Please note that Duddon Valley Medical Practice remains open at Broughton Surgery till 18:00pm after Kirkby Surgery closes at 13:00pm*

 Friday: 08:00am – 18:00pm
(Protected Lunch Break for practice team 13:00pm-13:30pm except for emergency situations)

Broughton

Monday: 08:00am-18:00pm
(Protected Lunch Break for practice team 12:30pm-13:00pm except for emergency situations)

Tuesday: 08:00am-18-00pm
(Protected Lunch Break for practice team 12:30pm-13:00pm except for emergency situations)

Wednesday: 08:00am-13:00pm
*Please note that Duddon Valley Medical Practice remains open at Kirkby Surgery till 18:00pm after Broughton Surgery closes at 13:00pm*

Thursday: 08:00am-18:00pm
(Protected Lunch Break for practice team 12:30pm-13:00pm except for emergency situations)

Friday: 08:00am-18:00pm
(Protected Lunch Break for practice team 12:30pm-13:00pm except for emergency situations)

DVMP remains open during lunchtime breaks. However, except in an emergency situation or when delivering a repeat prescription request for example, we respectfully ask that our staff may have an uninterrupted lunchtime break.

DVMP doctors are on duty throughout the whole of every weekday during normal working days. NHS 111 will provide emergency cover etc …