Opening Hours

Woodlands Medical Centre

Please note our opening times may vary on a week to week basis. Our core hours of opening are 08:00 until 18:30 with extended hours until 20:00 on Tuesday, Wednesdays (except 4th of Wednesday of the month), Thursdays and Fridays (only the 4th Friday of the month).

  Morning Afternoon
Monday 08:30 - 13:00 14:00 - 18:30
Tuesday 08:30 - 13:00 14:00 - 20:00
Wednesday 08:30 - 13:00 14:00 - 20:00
Thursday 08:30 - 13:00 14:00 - 20:00
Friday 08:30 - 13:00 14:00 - 20:00
Saturday  08:30 - 12:00 (Pre-bookable appointments only) closed
 

Blewbury Branch Surgery

Tuesday  08:00 - 11:30
Thursday  08:00 - 11:30

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.

 

Extended Hours

As of 01/02/2017 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 

 

Possible Alternatives to Visiting the Surgery

Minor ailments and conditions

You can get rapid advice and treatment from your local pharmacy. The pharmacist can prescribe medicines for the following 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
 

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 09:00 – 17:00 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

adults and children aged 3+

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

  • Foreign bodies e.g splinters
  • Minor head injuries 
  • 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
  • Emergency contraception

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

Telephone: 01235 205700

 

Mental wellbeing concerns

Organisations that can help can be found here 

Psychological support for adults can be provided by TalkingSpace without needing a referral: Telephone: 01865 901222

 

Sexual health advice & treatments

Telephone: 01865 231231

Website

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 / rape
  • HIV/AIDS advice and testing
  • Contraception, including emergency contraception
  • Condoms

Under 25s

FREE online chlamydia testing service 

 

Social Services

For support with Care, Occupational Therapy and Dementia advice issues contact Social Services:  Telephone: 0845 050 7666

 

Life-threatening conditions

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
 

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