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In line with other GP Practices in the area we are no longer offering Ear Irrigation. If you feel that your ears need unblocking, you will need to book an appointment with one of our GP's who, if appropriate, will refer you to the Hospital.

Alternatively you can pay privately at the following locations:

St John's Hearing Aid Centre - Grange-over-Sands 01539536391

Current cost - one ear £35, both ears £55.


Vera Wilton Optometrists - Dalton-in-Furness - 01229 463169

Current cost £40 for one ear and £60 for both.

Specsavers in Lancaster also offer this service - 01524 842424

Cost £55 for both ears.

Forms to be completed by GP

Please note that if you require forms to be completed by your GP the turn around time is 3 weeks and depending on the type of form a Fee may be applicable. Please ask at reception at the time of handing in the forms for current prices.




Dr Alison Johnston (f)

Dr Alison Johnston

GMC 4203498 MBCHB (Dundee 1995) FRCGP, DFSRH

Dr Johnston joined the Practice in September 2012 as a salaried GP and became a partner in April 2013. Previously she was a salaried GP in Settle, North Yorkshire and a GP partner in Silloth.

As well as working in the Practice, Dr Johnston is also the Clinical lead for our local Integrated Care Community (ICC) and is interested in preventative health and general wellbeing.  She also attends the practice patient participation group (PPG) meetings.

In her spare time, she enjoys running and Thai boxing.


Dr Johannes Rath (m)


Dr Rath

GMC 4473668 Dr. Med (Hanover 1993), DCH, DRCOG

Dr Rath qualified at the Medical School of Hanover, Germany in 1992. After 4 years voluntary work in Zimbabwe he started GP training in Newcastle. After completing the training he worked for 8 years as a GP partner in Stowmarket, Suffolk. 

Dr Rath moved with his family to Ulverston in 2011 and joined the practice in April 2013.  He became a partner in July 2013. He covers all aspects of General Practice and provides continuity of care for our patients.

His special interests are dermatology, travel/tropical medicine, diabetes, minor surgery, palliative care, antenatal care and child health.

Occasionally Dr Rath works for the out of hours service (CHOC) and supports St Mary's Hopsice.

Dr Kim Brockbank (f)

GMC 7038770 MBChB (Birmingham 2005) MRCGP DRCOG DFSRH BSc Hons

Dr Brockbank joined the practice in March 2015 and became a partner in May 2015, after completing her GP training in a neighbouring Practice. She worked for a short time in Kendal but was keen to work closer to home in Ulverston.

Her special interests are women's health, contraception, sexual health, and she holds the letters of competence for insertion of contraceptive implants.

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