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Woodlands Medical Centre

We wish all our patients a Healthy and Happy 2017

 MorningAfternoon
Monday08:00 - 13:0014:00 - 18:30
Tuesday08:00 - 13:0014:00 - 18:30
Wednesday08:00 - 13:0014:00 - 18:30
Thursday08:00 - 13:0014:00 - 18:30
Friday08:00 - 13:0014:00 - 18:30
Saturday 09:00 - 11:30 Pre-bookable appointments onlyclosed

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A telephone answering service is in operation between 08:00 and 08:30 and 13:00 and  14:00 each day, with the option to contact a doctor at the surgery if there is a medical emergency during this time.  This time is used for home visits, and to catch up on paperwork and carry out training of staff.

Extended Hours

As of the 1 February 2017 Woodlands Medical Centre is offering patients regular book in advance appointments during the week days and on every Saturday morning, to find out when these appointments are please click here 

Blewbury Branch Surgery

Tuesday 08:00 - 11:30
Friday 08:00 - 11:30

 

 

 

Reception is open on Tuesday and Fridays between 08:00 and 11:30. You can make an appointment for the Blewbury Branch using the main surgery number 01235 517760 at any time.

Possible Alternatives to Visiting the Surgery

Minor ailments and conditions

You can get rapid advice and treatment from your local pharmacy. Under the Pharmacy First scheme, the pharmacist can also prescribe medicines for these conditions (normal charges and exemptions apply):

  • Ear-ache
  • Teething and nappy rash
  • Threadworms
  • Hay fever
  • Athlete's foot
  • Diarrhoea
  • Skin rashes, impetigo
  • Eye infections
  • Cold sores and mouth ulcers
  • Coughs, colds, sore throats, blocked nose
  • Thrush and uncomplicated urinary tract infections

Just drop in to your local pharmacy and ask to see the pharmacist. If you have difficulty finding a pharmacy, you can use the NHS Choices website, www.nhs.uk, or dial 111. Those taking part in Pharmacy First will display the PHARMACY FIRST logo.

Babies, children & parenting

If you already have a named health visitor you can go straight to them for advice and guidance on issues such as:

  • Growth and development of your child
  • Childhood conditions, allergies and infections
  • Breastfeeding, bottle feeding and weaning
  • Teething
  • Post-natal depression and parental mental and physical health
  • Child behaviour issues eg sleeping, eating, tantrums
  • Support with parenting, family health and relationships

Monday – Friday 9 am – 5pm Phone 01235 816325

Community nursing support

If you are a housebound patient already on Woodlands District Nurse caseload, you can get direct help with:

  • Wound care
  • End of life care
  • Continence assessment
  • Equipment assessment
  • Care at home after hospital discharge

Call the District Nurse team on 01235 512799

Minor injuries - to adults and children aged 3+

 Minor injury units (MIUs) are able to help if you suffer:

  • Foreign bodies eg splinters
  • Minor head injuries from a low fall
  • Muscle or joint injury, sprain, strain
  • Minor scalds and burns
  • Broken bone (fracture)
  • Cuts, grazes, wounds
  • Skin complaint - insect/animal/human bite or sting
  • Localised allergic reactions and infections
  • Minor eye injuries and infections eg wounds

 Emergency contraception is also available

Contact your nearest MIU: Marcham Road, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX14 1AG

Telephone 01235 205700

Mental wellbeing concerns

Organisations that can help can be found at: https://www.oxfordshire.gov.uk/cms/public-site/mental-wellbeing

Psychological support for adults can be provided by Talking Space without needing a referral: www.talkingspaceoxfordshire.org – 01865 901222

Sexual health advice & treatments

You can get help if you have concerns or require treatment: www.sexualhealthoxfordshire.nhs.uk – 01865 231231

Services provided include:

  • Information and advice on sexual health
  • Testing for and treatment of sexually transmitted infections (STIs)
  • Screening for infections, and support after sexual assault and rape
  • HIV/AIDS advice and testing
  • Contraception, including emergency contraception
  • Condoms

Under 25s – also see http://oxcentric.oxme.info/cms/oxcentric/safety-card

FREE online chlamydia testing service https://chlamydia.sexualhealthoxfordshire.nhs.uk/

Social Services

For support with Care, Occupational Therapy, and Dementia advice issues contact Social Services: https://www.oxfordshire.gov.uk/cms/public-site/social-and-health-care or ring 0845 050 7666

Life-threatening conditions

Don’t forget: Always dial 999 for life-threatening conditions such as:

  • Severe chest pain
  • Severe difficulty breathing
  • Unconsciousness
  • Severe loss of blood
  • Severe burns or scalds
  • Choking
  • Suspected stroke
  • Fitting or concussion
  • Drowning
  • Severe allergic reactions
Call 111 when you need medical help fast but it’s not a 999 emergencyNHS ChoicesThis site is brought to you by My Surgery Website