Health Hub


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

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.

Contact us for information on Tractors & Tinsel 2023 >

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.

Get involved by following Agri Health Matters on Instagram and Facebook

Employee wellbeing

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 >

Lego League

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.  

Every Life Matters Orange Button >

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: 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 >

Our valued health partners

Alzheimer’s Society

Asthma UK

Coeliac Disease

Diabetes UK

Epilepsy Society

Every Life Matters

Every Mind Matters, Cumbria

Heart UK – The Cholesterol Charity

Hospice at Home West Cumbria

Macmillan Cancer Support

Marie Curie



Team Evie

The British Heart Foundation

The Stroke Association

Together We CIC

West Cumbria Carers