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Get immediate help with minor illnesses and injuries:
Pharmacists can also advise on minor illnesses and injuries:
Alternatively you can visit your nearest Minor Injury Unit:
Tel: 01865 904346
10.00am – 10.30pm
If you wish to get advice or see a Nurse or Doctor, please visit our Consulting Room.
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For Health reviews, including Asthma reviews and Smoking cessation please visit our Health Review and Assessment Clinic.
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You can consult with one of our Doctors or Nurse Practitioners during Surgery opening hours. We offer phone and clinic appointments. You can book your appointment online or by phoning reception.
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Vaccinations, medication and travel advice
We offer a full travel advice and immunisation service. If you are travelling abroad please seek advice in plenty of time (we recommend at least 6 weeks) before your journey.
Please note that we are only able to provide travel vaccinations that are available on the NHS at this surgery
Do you need vaccinations?
Before you travel, it’s important to find out whether you will need vaccinations for the country you’re visiting. The following websites will help you.
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Anxiety & Depression Support
Please follow the below link for a list of useful links from our Doctors:
TalkingSpace Plus actively work with people struggling with depression and anxiety, helping them move forward and recover using psychological therapies that work.
Telephone: 01865 901222
Mind provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. They campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding.
Telephone: 0300 123 3393
Helping you to stay safe when you feel overwhelmed:
We’ve put this leaflet together to help you through times of distress. We want to make sure that you know what help you can get to stay safe and how you can get it, and how you can help yourself to stay safe.
Oxford University: Counselling
The Counselling Service is here to help you gain understanding and insight into any difficulties you may be experiencing, to develop emotional resilience and put into effect real change, enabling you to fulfil your academic and personal potential. The Service offers free and confidential support, but it is not an emergency service.
Oxford Safe Haven
Oxford Safe Haven (OSH) provides an additional resource to out-of-hours service and is an alternative to hospital emergency departments for people experiencing a crisis with their mental health.
For more information please see our poster
Samaritans offer a safe place for you to talk any time you like, in your own way – about whatever’s getting to you. You don’t have to be suicidal. Call Samaritans free, 24 hours a day 365 days a year.
Telephone: 116 123
Rethink provide expert, accredited advice and information to everyone affected by mental health problems.
Telephone: 0300 5000 927
Priory Wellbeing Centre Oxford
The Priory Wellbeing Centre is located in the heart of Oxford town centre and provides therapy and treatment for a wide range of mental health conditions, where support is provided by fully accredited consultants and therapists, designed to help to improve the quality of your personal or professional life. The Wellbeing Centre provide the very best expert care with professionals who are flexible and dedicated.
Telephone: 0808 159 5269
Free anonymous online chat for young people to discuss your mental health issues.
Bowel Cancer Screening
Why? About 1 in 20 people will develop bowel cancer at some point in their life.
What? Bowel cancer screening involves a one time scope (thin, flexible tube with a camera at then end) test and subsequent home tests. These home tests involve you collecting 3 different stool samples and putting a small sample of them onto a card which is then posted back to the screening programme to be analysed for potential signs of cancer. The results are usually sent back to you within 2-3 weeks.
When? Bowel cancer screening is offered with a scope test at age 55 and then with a testing kit through the post every 2 years from age 60 to 74.
For more information about breast cancer screening please see the following NHS and Cancer Research UK links:
Cervical Cancer Screening
Why? It is one of the best ways to protect yourself from cervical cancer.
What? Cervical cancer screening is a test that aims to prevent cervical cancer cells from developing and to pick up the earliest changes so that cervical cancer can be prevented. The screening itself involves a quick (around 5 minute) test, during which a small sample of cells are taken from the cervix. This sample is then sent off for analysis to test for changes in the cells and the results are sent to you usually within 2 to 4 weeks. Any abnormal results, would then automatically recall for a follow up appointment.
When? All women between the ages of 25 and 64 are invited for screening, this happens every 3 years from 25-49 and then every 5 years from 50-64.
You will be invited with a letter through the post. When you receive this you are welcome to book in for an appointment for your smear test with an appropriately trained member of the clinical team at 19 Beaumont Street Surgery.
If you are invited and it is not possible for you to have your smear at that point, for example if you are pregnant or you have recently had a smear abroad, then please let us know so that we can defer your smear to a more appropriate time. To ensure your wishes are met a signed declaration is required to inform NHS England of your intention to defer for a maximum of 18 months or withdraw from the NHS screening programme. Forms are available at the practice for your completion.
Please look at the following website which has more information about the screening process and includes a video of how the sample is taken:
These are the links that we recommend most frequently to our patients:
Our Doctors also have anecdotal evidence that Harry Potter Audiobooks, narrated by Stephen Fry, have helped with insomnia. You may wish to give this a try!
Arthritis Research Council Leaflets
For a link to the Arthritis research council leaflets please click here
Get Oxfordshire Active
GO Active, Get Healthy is a programme available specifically for people with diabetes and is able to help motivate and support you to become more physically active.
Take advantage of free motivational coaching sessions, incentive vouchers, long term support and access to a range of great classes and opportunities.
Telephone: 01865 252606
Community Diabetes Service
There are over 28,000 people in Oxfordshire with diabetes: this number increases by about 2,200 every year.
Our service covers the whole of Oxfordshire and is staffed by six Diabetes Specialist Nurses (DSNs) and three administrative staff. The DSNs all have formal qualifications in diabetes care and can prescribe medications.
We support primary care clinicians (such as GP’s and Practice Nurses) to care for people with diabetes. We are particularly keen to help improve diabetes control and quality of life by encouraging self-management – to help with this, we provide free education courses across Oxfordshire.
Telephone: 01869 604 091
Diabetes UK - Know Diabetes. Fight Diabetes.
Our wide range of products and services are designed to help you manage your diabetes, whatever support you need.
Whether you’re looking for insurance, information, or just someone to talk to – we’re here to help.
Telephone: 0345 123 2399
19 Beaumont Contraception Information
To discuss any aspect of contraception, please contact the surgery or our local family planning clinics (link on the sexual health page)
for more information visit the Contraception page
Free, confidential HIV Testing
Take the test and take control. 100,000 people in the UK are HIV positive. 70,000 know their status and 30,000 are undiagnosed. Early detection can help prevent developing AIDS.
Telephone: 01865 231231
Oxford (Churchill) Sexual Health Clinic
Our Oxford and Banbury clinics are sexual health clinics offering a full range of services and advice on safer sex, relationships, drug use, other related issues and HIV care.
Telephone: 01865 231 231
Brook provides free and confidential sexual health and wellbeing services for nearly 250,000 young people UK-wide, each year.
Carers Oxfordshire is a free service which offers information, advice and support to someone aged 18 and over, who is looking after someone aged 18 and over, living in Oxfordshire, who could not manage without this help.
Telephone: 0345 050 7666
The Oxfordshire Young Carers Service
The Oxfordshire Young Carers Service works with schools, professionals and services to support young carers and their families across the country.
Cruse Bereavement Care
Family and friends can be good people to talk to but, for many reasons, you might want to find another sympathetic ear. Our Bereavement Support Volunteers (BSVs) have experience of helping people through grieving; they have been trained to listen and help you work your way through the emotional work of grief.
Telephone: 01865 245398
Child Death Helpline
The Child Death Helpline is staffed by volunteers, all of them bereaved parents. They aim to provide a quality freephone service to anyone affected by the death of a child of any age. Callers to the helpline might be parents, grandparents, siblings, other family members, friends or involved professionals. The Child Death Helpline provide support not only at times of crisis but also for ongoing needs of callers over their lifetime.
SeeSaw provides grief support for children, young people and their families in Oxfordshire. Through appropriate and timely support, SeeSaw can help to reduce the emotional, psychological and mental health consequences of bereavement. Young people are then able to face the future with hope.
Telephone: 01865 744 768
The Miscarriage Association
The Miscarriage Association is here to provide support and information to anyone affected by miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy or molar pregnancy.
Telephone: 01924 200799
The Lullaby Trust
The Lullaby Trust provides emotional support for bereaved families, promotes expert advice on safer baby sleep and raises awareness of sudden infant death. They are committed to supporting research to understand why so many babies a year die suddenly and unexpectedly in the UK and to find out more about how to prevent these tragic deaths.
Telephone: 0808 802 6868
Sands is the stillbirth and neonatal death charity. We operate throughout the UK, supporting anyone affected by the death of a baby, working to improve the care bereaved parents receive, and promoting research to reduce the loss of babies’ lives.
Telephone: 0808 164 3332
Oxfordshire Domestic Abuse Helpline
The Oxfordshire Domestic Abuse Helpline can provide emotional support and practical information for adults affected by domestic abuse. It works with victims to empower them to make decisions regarding their relationship, irrespective of whether they wish to leave or not. The helpline can help with any enquiries that you may have and provide access to support services.
Telephone: 0800 731 0055
Oxfordshire Sexual Abuse & Rape Crisis Centre (OSARCC)
OSARCC are a collective group of women committed to supporting survivors of sexual abuse, rape, domestic abuse and harassment. They offer a free confidential service to women and girls who are dealing with the effects of sexual violence, and to anyone who is supporting them.
Refuge believe that no one should have to live in fear of violence and abuse. On any given day Refuge supports more than 6,000 clients, helping them rebuild their lives and overcome many different forms of violence and abuse.
Telephone: 0808 2000 247
A Health Visitor is a qualified and Registered Nurse or Midwife who has been specially trained to assess the health of individuals, families and the wider community.
For More Information visit our Health Visitors Page
KEEN (Kids Enjoy Exercise Now)
KEEN is a charity providing sports and social activities for Oxfordshire people with special needs, supported by hundreds of volunteers.
Oxfordshire Child Health
Child Health Information Services (CHIS) are an NHS commissioned service that collects and maintains data from healthcare professionals for children from 0-19 years, and children and young people up to the age of 25 to whom the local authority has duties.
Telephone: 01235 431313
Oxfordshire Health Service
Oxfordshire’s health service provides a broad range of health services for children and young people. This includes everything from general health and wellbeing to more specialist areas.
Oxfordshire CAMHS provide a wide range of mental health services for children and young people (CAMHS) and community services. They work with nine charities across Oxfordshire to make sure that young people can get the right help in the right place.
Telephone: 01865 902 515
Childhood illness visual guide
Use this visual guide to help you identify common conditions and illnesses that may affect your child. Includes conditions such as measles, slapped cheek syndrome, chicken pox and warts.
Download a personalised vaccination calendar, which highlights the dates your child needs to have their vaccinations by.
Download from: www.nhs.uk
City Of Oxford Rowing Club
The City of Oxford Rowing Club is one of Oxford’s largest and most successful rowing clubs with membership open to all. With over 300 members, it has thriving men’s, women’s, junior and adaptive squads, from beginners to elite. The club also enjoys a healthy social side, offering a wide range of opportunities for local people to enjoy all aspects of the sport.
Telephone: 01865 242 576
Cumnor Chess Club
Cumnor Chess Club meets every Thursday night between 7pm and 9pm at Cumnor Old School (behind the Post Office), High Street, Cumnor, Oxford, OX2 9PE. If you enjoy playing chess, why not come along?
Come and join in the fun of the ZUMBA Latin-inspired dance fitness class with ZUMBA fitness qualified instructors. Work out to the rhythms of salsa, merengue, cumbia, reggaeton and much more! No previous dance experience necessary.
Telephone: 07885 574360
Wolvercote Young People's Club
Wolvercote Young People’s Club (WYPC) exists to promote the mental, physical and emotional well-being of young people in Wolvercote and Cutteslowe by providing a safe place where they can grow, learn and flourish under the guidance of qualified youth workers and trained volunteers, such that they make a positive contribution to the local community and wider society.
Telephone: 01865 559 374
SMART Howard House - residential treatment
Sometimes getting clean or sober in the community is not practical, achievable or safe. Residential treatment with SMART provides a safe, caring and therapeutic environment for those needing a bit of extra support.
Telephone: 01865 200 955
Turning Point - Roads To Recovery
Roads to Recovery is your countywide integrated alcohol and drugs service. We offer support to individuals throughout Oxfordshire from our full-time, dedicated recovery hubs in Oxford, Banbury, Witney and Didcot.
Telephone: 0300 0134 776
The Aquarius Service
Support for children and young people in Oxfordshire affected by others’ drug or alcohol use and familial substance misuse.
Telephone: 07950 301426
If you’re worried about your own or someone else’s drinking, you can call this free helpline, in complete confidence.
Telephone: 0300 123 1110
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking.
Telephone: 0800 917 7650
Drinkaware Online Tools & Apps
Online trackers and apps from Drinkaware to help you avoid harm from alcohol.
Download from: www.drinkaware.co.uk
Bluebird Care are one of the nation’s leading home care and live in care providers. They deliver the services you want, how you want them, in the comfort of your own home.
Telephone: 01865 807198
Home Instead Senior Care
Home Instead Senior Care provide quality home care services to older people in their homes, where they are most happy and comfortable. Our care is personalised, tailored to meet the needs of our clients, we visit when our clients want us to, at a time that is convenient to them.
Telephone: 01865 841 362
Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is committed to achieving full UNICEF Baby Friendly Accreditation, recognised internationally as the gold standard for infant feeding care.
Mindfulness for pregnancy, birthing and parenting – Mindfulness-based Childbirth and parenting in North Oxford, courses are currently free of charge
Baby Buddy App
Baby Buddy is an award winning mobile phone app for new parents and parents-to-be, created by mums, doctors and midwives.
Download from: play.google.com
Download from: itunes.apple.com
Find out about the various maternity services that are offered by Oxford University Hospitals.
Join the thousands of people who have used Smokefreelife support to help them stop smoking. Maybe you’ve tried to stop smoking before and it didn’t work, or there are other challenges that are making it difficult for you to stop.
Quit with help
Everyone has a different reason for quitting, get a personalised Quit Smoking Plan.
Achieve Healthy Weight Loss
Achieve Healthy Weight Loss delivers free programmes from over 50 locations across Oxfordshire. In addition to their own ‘Lose Weight With Achieve’ programme, they work with a range of partners to give you free access to the leading weight-loss programmes.
Telephone: 01865 338119
SlimFit have been running weight loss and fitness classes in Oxford for ten years, helping thousands of people to lose weight and become fitter in the process. Classes consist of a discreet weigh-in, personal nutritional advice, a motivational talk and an optional exercise session catered to every age and ability.
Telephone: 0123 551 2908
Meetings, Online or a little bit of both. We’ve got options and support, whatever your lifestyle.
You’ll find delicious recipe and menu ideas at your local group, along with all the help you need to get started and reach your target weight.
One You Couch to 5K - Mobile App
The Couch to 5K app has been designed to get you off the couch and running in just 9 weeks. Grab your trainers, download the app and follow the step-by-step instructions.
Download from: play.google.com
Download from: itunes.apple.com
Am I a Healthy Weight?
Calculation your BMI using this NHS Choices Tool