Opening Hours

Woodlands Medical Centre

The practice is open from 8.00am for health professionals for emergencies only.
The doors will open for patients at 8.20am ready for appointments commencing at 8.30am.
Telephone lines will open for patients at 8.30am.

Monday 8:00am to 6:30pm * every other week 8:00am to 8.00pm
Tuesday 8:00am to 8:00pm
Wednesday 8:00am to 6:30pm
Thursday 8:00am to 8:00pm
Friday 8:00am to 6:30pm
Saturday & Sunday CLOSED

The telephone line is closed to patients between 1:00pm and 2:00pm each day but medical professionals are able to contact the surgery in the event of emergencies.


Blewbury Branch Surgery

Tuesday 09:30 – 13.00
Thursday 08:30 – 12.00

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


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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