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  • FLU Clinic

    Appointment booking is OPEN for ALL eligible patients. 

    Those who are aged 65 or over on 31st March 2020, pregnant, immunosuppressed or who have a long term chronic condition (eg diabetes, COPD, heart/liver/kidney/neurological disease).

    No need to wait for a letter, so please ring the surgery on 01993 811452 or ask at reception to book an appointment. 

  • Important Patient Information

    The Partners at Woodstock Surgery would like to reassure their patients that despite the various rumours circulating there are no plans to close or merge Woodstock Surgery with any GP Practice in Kidlington.

  • Kirtlington Good Neighbour Scheme (KGNS) - 07925 108011

  • The Kirtlington Good Neighbour scheme, in cooperation with Kirtlington Care, has been running for a few years now and offers those in need a place to ask for help.

    If you need help or know of any resident of Kirtlington who does, let them know and call the above number. All the volunteers are DBS checked and available to help when they can.

    They offer:
    - Occasional transport
    - Popping in for a chat
    - Collection of prescriptions
    - Carrying out little errands (eg. re-tuning televisions, odd items of shopping)
    - Help with other unforeseen problems which may occur

    If you haven’t signed up as a volunteer and would like to offer occasional help, please email KirtGNS@googlemail.com and you will be added to the list.

  • Medication recommended by hospitals

    Medication following an outpatient appointment or hospital discharge (NHS patients): 

    If you have a hospital letter that recommends new medication OR a change in medication

    OR

    You have been seen at a hospital and they are sending your GP a request for a prescription

    THEN

    You may have to wait up to 14 days for your new medication to be prepared.

    If the hospital requires you to change your medication immediately, then you will be issued with medication by the hospital until we are able to provide the required medication.

    Thank you for your cooperation.

  • Patient Online Access

    Have you signed up for Patient Online Access yet?

    When you do, you will be able to:
    - order your repeat medication
    - book an appointment with your usual GP, or a HCA for a blood test
    - view your medical record, including your results

    If not listen to Ingrid’s story to see how GP online services has helped her take greater control of her health. 

    - Ingrid's Story: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eehLG9z4gsg

    Sign up today!

    Complete our Medical Records Online Registration form, bring one photographic form of ID into the surgery and speak to the receptionist who will be able to activate your account for you.

    For more information please contact reception on 01993 811452 or have a look at the NHS Choices website:

    http://www.nhs.uk/nhsengland/aboutnhsservices/doctors/pages/gp-online-services.aspx

  • What is GDPR?

    GDPR is the EU General Data Protection Regulation law coming into effect on the 25th May 2018. For more information on how we use your information please see the Privacy Notice on our website or ask at reception.

    How we use your information

  • Primary Care Networks

    The new GP contract in January 2019 agreed to the setting up of Primary Care Networks.

    This means that Practices will work together, covering more than 30,000 patients, and provide services for those patients nearer to home.

    IT DOES NOT MEAN that patients no longer belong to their Practice or are unable to see their Doctor, nor that smaller Practices will be closed.

    IT DOES MEAN that additional advances in Patient care will be available locally.

    Initially there will be Pharmacists attached to the Practice to be sure that all patients are on the right medication. They will not be giving out pills but checking on need and safety.

    Another early change will be that of Social Prescribing, ensuring that all have access to events which will reduce loneliness and depression.

    In the North East region of Oxfordshire there are two Primary Care Networks:

    - Bicester (comprising Montgomery House Surgery, Alchester Medical Group and Bicester Health Centre)
    - Kidlington, known as KIWY (comprising Kidlington area {KEY Medical Practice and Gosford Hill}, Islip, Woodstock and Yarnton)

    There is no wall between the two networks and many services such as District Nursing will continue to work across the whole region.

    More details are available on your Practice website.

    31.05.19
  • Extended hours at PML’s Neighbourhood Access Hubs

    Our patients now have even better access to a doctor at the weekends and in the evenings.

    Neighbourhood Access Hubs developed by Principal Medical Limited (PML) on behalf of Oxfordshire practices in 2015, have extended their opening hours so that yet more patients can benefit from national GP Access funding (GPAF). 

    This is great news for the 300,000+ patients registered with the 36 PML GP Federation practices in Oxfordshire. 

    Extended hours Access Hubs

  • How does the NHS in England work?

    Here's an alternative guide new animation........

  • What do you know about the NHS?

    Take a look at this video 'The NHS: A Visual Essay':
    https://juniordoctorblog.com/2017/04/26/the-nhs-a-visual-essay-from-juniordoctorblog-com/

  • A new 'Health and Care' smartphone app has been launched by the Oxfordshire CCG

    Click on the link for further details http://www.oxfordshireccg.nhs.uk/your-health/choose-well/

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