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COVID-19 RESEARCH

If you would like to support research into Covid-19, please click the link ‘here’ to read about the PRINCIPLE Trial and how you can get involved.

Welcome

With patients' needs at the heart of everything we do, our website has been designed to make it easy for you to gain instant access to the information you need. As well as specific practice details such as opening hours and how to register, you’ll find a wealth of useful pages covering a wide range of health issues along with links to other relevant medical organisations.

Suggestions and Feedback

We welcome suggestions and feedback from patients.

Please contact Jackie Hannam, Practice Manager, if you wish to discuss any matters relating to the Surgery.  Tel: 01865 311234 or e-mail: jackiehannam@nhs.net

Coronavirus

Due to the current concerns about Coronavirus, we are asking patients to contact the Surgery before visiting.

Information is updated regularly by Public Health England and can be found at http://www.gov.uk/guidance/wuhan-novel-coronavirus-information-for-the-public.

Oxford edges towards a red alert as coronavirus cases double in a week

 

People in Oxford are being urged to follow preventative measures after the number of coronavirus cases doubled in the space of a week.

In the 7 days up to 25 September, there were 67 confirmed cases in Oxford, up from 33 in the previous week.

This means that the weekly rate for Oxford currently stands at 43.9 cases per 100,000 population, putting the city on an amber alert status, but edging closer to a red alert level. Cases per 100,000 are now at their highest rate since May.

The increase is predominantly among young people in the 18-24 age bracket. The rise is being seen across the city and is not focused on one particular area.

Ansaf Azhar, Oxfordshire County Council’s Director for Public Health said: “While this latest rise in cases mirrors what is happening nationally, Oxford has seen a doubling of cases in the space of a week, which is very concerning.

“We have recently seen many other parts of the country go into lockdown. This is something we all want to avoid. But if cases continue to rise at the rate they have been doing in Oxford, then we may have no choice but to impose tough local restrictions.

“My plea is a simple one – keep your distance, wash your hands, wear a mask, and ensure you are adhering to the rule of six.

“It’s up to all of us to bring the virus under control. The latest figures are a stark warning that we must act now. We need to slow the rate before it’s too late.”

You can find out more about how to keep yourself safe, and the latest number of cases in Oxfordshire, at www.oxfordshire.gov.uk/stopthespread.

Wellbeing Support - Oxfordshire MIND

Oxfordshire Mind Wellbeing Workers are offering one-to-one sessions for people who may be experiencing mental health issues or other social or lifestyle issues that are impacting on their wellbeing. Wellbeing Workers will focus on what matters to the individual to encourage and enable them to link in with existing support services (including online and telephone services) and develop tools to increase their ability to manage their own wellbeing.

 

The service, which is usually offered face-to-face in the practice, is still running during the COVID-19 pandemic but will now take place over the phone. If you would like support with your mental health or wellbeing at this time, please contact the Surgery on Tel: (01865) 311234.

Support is also available at:

Oxfordshire MIND Info Line - Tel: 01865 247788 - for advice about mental health support and benefits.

Oxfordshire 24/7 Mental Health Line - offering support during lockdown. Adults - Tel: 01865 904997. Children and young people- Tel: 01865 904998.

5 steps to mental wellbeing - https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/stress-anxiety-depression/improve-mental-wellbeing/

General wellbeing advice from National Mind - https://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/tips-for-everyday-living/wellbeing/wellbeing/

Samaritans - https://www.samaritans.org/ Tel - 116 123. Available 24/7.

CQC Outcome

CQC Report

Online Services

We are keen to support people to register for online services. Please come to the Practice with photographic ID and proof of address and the Practice will issue you with information on how to access the online services.  This will allow you to book appointments on-line, order repeat prescriptions quickly and track their progress, view test results as soon as they are available, check your medical records or vaccinations, and more. It is more efficient for us, as well as more convenient for you.

Get Well, Keep Well

Of course we’re not just here for when you are unwell. Our team of healthcare professionals and back-up staff offer a number of clinics and services to promote good health and well being whatever your medical condition.

What Services to use

If you are unsure of if you need to come and see your GP or use another service Click Here 

Join In

We hope you enjoy having a look around the site and familiarising yourself with some of the online features such as ordering a repeat prescription. Whatever your thoughts, be sure to let us know via our feedback function. Comments and suggestions are always a great way of helping us continue to enhance the way we look after you.

If you would like to join the Dr Leaver and Partners Facebook Participation Group please click here.  You will be accepted to join when we have established that you are a practice member.  All practice patients are welcome to become active members of the Patient Participation Group. 

Access

The Health Centre is located entirely on the ground floor and the automatic external and internal doors are wide enough to accommodate a wheelchair.

Doctors in Training and Medical Students

Please note that we do have qualified doctors who are in training in the Practice.  We also have medical students from time to time.  They receive supervision from a qualified GP whilst at the Practice.

 

(Site updated 01/10/2020)
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