Healthcare in High and Low Bentham


We are extremely fortunate in Bentham to have a very wide range of traditional and complementary health services, both NHS and private.

Bentham Medical Practice

Address: Grasmere Drive, High Bentham LA2 7JP
Tel: 015242  61202

Bentham Medical Practice is a doctors’ surgery with 6 partners, 1 salaried GP, training doctors and 4 practice nurses.

There is a branch surgery at Ingleton and a weekly walk-in surgery at Wray.

Opening Hours: Bentham – Mon-Fri 8am-6.30pm; Ingleton- 8.30-12 noon; Wray- Friday 12 noon

Services include:

  • Urgent and routine GP appointments
  • Urgent and routine nurse appointments
  • Phlebotomy
  • Podiatry
  • Physiotherapy
  • Dispensing service
  • Counselling Service
  • District nurses
  • Health visitors
  • Drug and Alcohol service
  • Family planning and contraception
  • Sexual health
  • Vaccination services in flu vaccines
  • Travel advice and vaccinations
  • Chronic diseases clinic
  • Health checks

Sole to SoulSole to Soul

Sole to Soul is a Holistic Chiropody, Podiatry and Therapy Centre.

Holistic means “a tendency to form wholes that are more than the sum of the parts” and means that we look at you as a whole person, not just at the symptoms you have. The Practice was established by Marie Rayner in June 2000.

Treatments and Therapies available at Sole to Soul are:-

  • Acupuncture
  • Alexander Technique
  • Alexander Technique with yoga
  • Bowen Therapy
  • Chiropody
  • Circuitry Alignment
  • Colour Insight Readings
  • Colour Therapy
  • Consciousness, Energy and Light Medicine
  • Counselling
  • Crystal Therapy
  • Effortless Meditation
  • Energy Healing (Quantum Touch
  • Finger Pressure Massage
  • Flower Remedies
  • Healing
  • Heart Thread
  • Homeopathy
  • Journey Therapy
  • Matrix Energetics
  • Myofascial Release
  • NLP
  • Osteopathy
  • Pain Release Meditation
  • Reconnective Healing
  • Reiki
  • Reflexology

You can find more details about the individual therapies and therapists on the Soul to Soul website

Address: Grasmere Drive, Bentham, Lancaster LA2 7JP
Tel: 015242 63067 or 07973 481 461

Opening Hours: Monday – Closed; Tuesday – 9.00am-5.30pm; Wednesday – 9.30am-6.30pm;
Thursday – 9.00am-1.30pm; Friday – 9.00am-5.30pm; Saturday – 9.15am-2.00pm.

 Ashfield House Dental Practice

Address: 66, Main Street, High Bentham LA2 7HZ
Tel: 015242  64813

Opening Hours: Mon-Wed 9.00am-5.00pm    Thu  1.00pm-9.00pm    Closed Fridays and weekends

Ashfield House Dental Practice is a private dental practice, providing ongoing and consistent high quality care to our patients.

Our dentist Mark White provides all aspects of ‘day to day’ dentistry with the focus on prevention to keep you and your family in good health. We have special interests in Dental Implants, Cosmetic Dentistry, Orthodontics, Sedation, Oral Surgery and Bite problems (Occlusion).

We aim to promote a relaxed environment in which to provide treatment with sensitive attention to detail and comfort.

 Taylors Opticians

Address: Mount Pleasant House, 24, Mount Pleasant, High Bentham LA2 7LA
Tel:  01524 32915

Opening Hours: Wednesdays 9.00am-5.00pm

Optometrist Mr G. Theobald offers a traditional service with modern technology, contact lens fitting and at the Lancaster branch, colorimeter assessments for dyslexia.

Bentham Physiotherapy Clinic

Address: 17A Mount Pleasant, High Bentham LA2 7JY
Tel: 015242 62216

Our Chartered Physiotherapists are registered with the Health Professions Council and have at least 20 years experience in the physiotherapy treatment of many different musculoskeletal conditions including whiplash, back pain, sciatica, sports injuries, shoulder pain and osteoarthritis.

Physiotherapy, acupuncture, electrotherapy, women’s health and sports injury rehabilitation.

 Jenny M Parker BSc (Hons), MCSP, HPC – Chartered Physiotherapist

Address: Lower Turnerford Farm, Keasden, Clapham LA2 8EX
Tel: 015242 51049/07763047160

Jenny Parker is a qualified chartered physiotherapist running a mobile service, offering a comprehensive assessment and treatment of joint and spinal problems, sports injuries, respiratory and neurological conditions. Cover for sporting events also provided. HPC, CSP and Acupuncture registered. Please call for an appointment.

 B & W Funerals Ltd

Address: 39 Main Street, Ingleton LA6 3EH

Tel: 015242 41293 or Mr J. Macdonald 015242 61370/07758002260