Services We Provide

Infection Control

Woodlands Medical Centre considers infection control a priority for patient care and service.  Please see the below link for the annual Infection control statement

Infection Control Annual Statement

 

Nurse Clinics

Practice nurses run various clinics and are able to help you with:

  • Health checks
  • Minor illness
  • Minor injuries
  • Blood pressure checks
  • Blood tests  
  • Travel Immunisations 
  • Childhood immunisations
  • Diabetic Clinic
  • Coronary Heart Disease checks (CHD)
  • Asthma & COPD Clinic
  • Cervical smears
  • Contraception & Sexual Health 
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Health promotion

Please check with our reception staff should you require an appointment or information on any of the above services.

nurse clinics

 

Ear Syringing & Audiometry Testing 

We are unable to provide a NHS Ear Syringing service or Audiometry Testing from Woodlands Medical Centre

NHS - Earwax build-up

 

Other services also available at Woodlands include:

Child Health

We offer a regular programme of child health reviews.  You will be invited to bring your child at the ages of 8 weeks, 8-12 months and two years.  Child immunisations are by appointment for the first baby immunisation and for the pre-school immunisation as your child must be checked by a GP.  All other immunisations are given by our practice nurse.  It is advisable to make an appointment for these as well.  The most important thing is to ensure your child is fully immunised.  The Health Visiting team provide a clinic at All Saints School every Friday between 10:00 and 12:00 for help and advice regarding your child.

Childhood Vaccination

We offer a regular programme of child health reviews. You will be invited to bring your child at the ages of 6, 8, 12 and 16 weeks, 12 months and three years. We also offer seasonal flu sniffs for pre-school children.

If you want some advice on the health of your child, you can text the ChatHealth line.

Seasonal Flu Vaccinations

We offer an annual flu vaccination in line with NHS recommendations. This is usually available between September and December each year. We will contact you and off you an appointment when we have our vaccinations in stock.

Maternity Services

From 1st July pregnant patients can arrange an appointment with a midwife directly as soon as they know they are pregnant.

This is in line with national guidance on  maternity care aimed at ensuring quality and continuity.

They do not need a doctor’s appointment if they want to book in to antenatal care. Patients can call the Midwifery team based in Walingford on 01491 826037

PREGNANCY CARE PLANNER

 

Contraception and Sexual Health

We provide comprehensive advice on contraception options and can also provide an implant and coil fitting and removal service. Book an appointment for a chat with our nurse who specalises in contraception to discuss the best option for you.

You can also visit the Oxfordshire Sexual Health website for more information about contraception and STI tests or to book an appointment at one of their clinics.

Minor Surgery

The doctors, assisted by a practice nurse, undertake a number of minor surgery procedures.

Counselling

Your doctor may suggest Counselling as a way to help with personal worries that affect your health, and has a number of options in terms of referral.

Complementary Medicine

Physiotherapy services are offered across the 3 practices in Didcot and you maybe signposted to an appointment at any of the 3 practices in Didcot according to appointment availability.