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Wuhan Novel Coronavirus

It is recommended by Public Health England that all travellers who develop relevant symptoms, however mild, within 14 days of returning from the places listed below should self-isolate at home immediately and call NHS 111.

  • Cambodia
  • China
  • Hong Kong
  • Iran
  • Italy – only northern Italy (anywhere north of Pisa, Florence and Rimini)
  • Japan
  • Laos
  • Macau
  • Malaysia
  • Myanmar (Burma)
  • Singapore
  • South Korea
  • Taiwan
  • Tenerife – only the H10 Costa Adeje Palace Hotel
  • Thailand
  • Vietnam

For more information please go to https://www.gov.uk/guidance/wuhan-novel-coronavirus-information-for-the-public or https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/

Thank you from the RCGP (Royal College of General Practitioners)

The RCGP wants to say thank you to you and your practice for teaching undergraduate medical students.

Click here to download the letter.

rcgp thank you letter

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Try the new NHS App

Try the new NHS App

If you’re a patient at our practice you can now use the new NHS App, a simple and secure way to access a range of NHS services on your smartphone or tablet.

You can use the NHS App to check your symptoms and get instant advice, book appointments, order repeat prescriptions, view your GP medical record and more.

If you already use any of the patient Access providers, you can continue to use them. You can use the NHS App as well.

For more information go to www.nhs.uk/nhsapp'

 

We are part of the safe places scheme.

We have been part of the scheme for 3 years.

A map showing premises signed up to the scheme throughout West Oxfordshire can be found on the  WODC website.

https://www.google.com/maps/d/viewer?mid=1BzZokjfFRb565i5Q_cuZ-CjDjjY&ll=51.834342040735116%2C-1.495979000000034&z=11

For more information on the scheme, please see:

http://www.westoxon.gov.uk/safeplaces
https://www.facebook.com/SafePlacesOxfordshire/?ref=hl

There is also an App which you can download here:

https://www.safeplaces.org.uk

Medicine that doesn't come in a tube or bottle!

Community Connect

Medicine that doesn't come in a tube or bottle!

Community Connect, a new Social Prescribing service which helps with people’s health and well-being, is now available at the Nuffield surgery. It links people with community activities to improve mental and physical wellbeing and reduce loneliness.

Social Prescribing is a way in which people living with long term conditions can get access to a variety of support services they need. Issues like help with getting a job, housing, debt management and social contact. Help with these things is often available through local authorities, charities and local community organisations.

Social Prescribing means that the individual can build their support links by working with a Community Navigator who does know, or who has expertise in finding out, what is available.  Following a referral from the GP, together with the Community Navigator, the individual can discuss their problems and identify the support that they need to manage their own health more effectively and meet their own personal goals.

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Find out more at: https://www.canosn.org.uk/Pages/Category/community-connect

 

We are now a parkrun practice!

For those of you who have not heard of parkrun, it is a 5km run that takes place in parks all over the country, every Saturday at 9am. www.parkrun.org.uk

parkrun UK has launched a new ‘parkrun practice’ initiative with the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP). Under this initiative, GP practices across the UK are encouraged to develop close links with their local parkrun and to prescribe participation.

Travel vaccinations

If you are planning to travel abroad, please complete and print the attached document and bring it with you when you come to your appointment with a Nurse.

Please be advised that there may be a charge for some travel vaccinations.  Please ask the nurse you see for more information about the particular vaccines you require.

For example - Hepatitis B is £40 per dose and usually a minimum of 3 doses is required. 

Please note that we are no longer able to provide Yellow Fever vaccinations. 

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