Castlegate Pharmacy proudly supported Agri Health Matters’ first 'Tractors & Tinsel' Christmas event when 58 tractors paraded in a splendid festive display! Enthusiastically supported by Cumbria's locals, over £3,000 was raised to help improve the health of those within Agricultural and Allied Industries, as well as disadvantaged children.
Castlegate has been founded with the purpose of delivering equitable, responsible & high quality services, ensuring access for all within pharmaceutical care for health and wellbeing.
We are here to ensure we have a sustainable business and successful futures for our community and the environment.
Tractors & Tinsel
Christmas charity convoy
Agri Health Matters
Improving the health of British Agriculture
Castlegate Pharmacy are thrilled to support a new local health improving the health of those who are the infrastructure of British Agriculture.
Providing health checks and advice, the organisation supports the health and well-being of those involved in the agricultural and allied industries.
Health checks at work
Our team were delighted to contribute to a fantastic well being day for 400 staff at James Walker, a local manufacturing business.
Castlegate Pharmacy provided blood pressure checks, advice on lowering the risk of heart attacks, strokes and diabetes, as well as tips on healthy nutrition, reducing alcohol intake and stop smoking consultations. Learn more about how to access these and other services >
Supporting local children to achieve
Improving children’s well being is important to us. We recognise that extra-curricular activities can play a role in developing self-esteem and a sense of achievement. That’s why we jumped at the chance to support Eaglesfield Paddle School, Cumbria in entering the first Lego League.
The teams finished 43rd and 46th out of 2,400 teams which is a tremendous achievement! Watch the children’s journey here >
Safe Space at Castlegate
Designated for use
Castlegate Pharmacy’s consultation room is a designated Safe Space for use by anyone experiencing domestic abuse and in need of a safe space or information on how to access specialist domestic abuse services.
It is open for use during our opening hours. Find out when we're open >
Orange Button scheme
Trained suicide awareness staff
Look out for members of our team wearing orange buttons. This means they have undertaken suicide prevention training and have the confidence to talk about suicide.
If you are struggling to cope or you know someone who is, come and speak in confidence to us.
FREE heart health services
Reducing the risk of heart disease
Castlegate Pharmacy deliver a range of free services that could help identify early warning signs, or lower your risk of heart disease, including:
- Blood pressure checks
- Health MOTs
- Stop Smoking programme
- Alcohol service
Contact us to book an appointment >
Mobile community defibrillator
Emergency CPR provision
The mobile defibrillator is available to pupils, parents and staff members of the school and was made possible through a partnership between Castlegate Pharmacy, McCarthy Stone and Friends of Bridekirk Primary School.
Suitable for use on a child or adult it will provide immediate support at any point throughout the school day. The defibrillator is also capable of being taken on day trips, providing parents and staff alike with peace of mind. Contact us for more information on defibrillators >
Hospice at Home West Cumbria
Palliative and end of life care
Hospice at Home West Cumbria provides personalised, high quality, palliative and end of life care. They are the only provider of adult hospice services in this area to provide care for those in need within their own community.
Contact us for more details, or contact Hospice at Home directly. Call 01900 873173 or email: email@example.com Hospice at Home >
Certified Carer's Champions
Pharmacy care for carers
Castlegate Pharmacy are proud to support West Cumbria Carers @wcumbriacarers
The team are now Carer's Champions helping young and adult carers to support their needs.
If you are experiencing difficulties, need carers support of require action in any areas relating to being a carer, our team can help you find the right advice and guidance. Contact us >
Every Life Matters
Suicide awareness support
Castlegate Pharmacy are proud to support suicide awareness with Every Life Matters.
Our amazing Castlegate Pharmacy team members have completed suicide awareness training to help support our local community.
If you're struggling to cope or you know someone who is, don't suffer in silence. Come and speak in confidence to a member of the team. We will find a private quiet space where we can speak. Contact us >