You can find more about the NHS in Cumbria here and details of local GPs can be found here. For an urgent GP service outside normal surgery hours, call Cumbria Health on 03000 247247. For online health advice, see NHS Direct.
Cockermouth Centre for the 3rd Age (C3A) is there to improve the health and well-being of the older people in Cockermouth and the surrounding area. It is based at the Cottage Hospital and can be contacted on 01900 828393 or by email here. You can read more about their activities in their monthly Newsletter available on their website. In 2009, Help the Aged and Age Concern England came together to form Age UK with the aim of improving later life for everyone and there are several branches in West Cumbria.
There are several NHS Dentistry practices in Cockermouth:
St.Helens Dental Practice, Market Place, Cockermouth, CA13 9NQ. Tel: 01900 826210
Helen Siddle, 72 Kirkgate, Cockermouth, CA13 9PH. Tel: 01900 824111
Goodwin and Associates, 57 Kirkgate, Cockermouth, CA13 9PH. Tel: 01900 823467
Derwent House Orthodontics, Derwent House, Wakefield Road, Cockermouth CA13 0HS. Tel: 01900 829161
If you don’t have an NHS dentist, you can register here and be contacted when an NHS place becomes available.