Medical services and prescriptions

While everyone is being told to stay at home it is important not to ignore or put off medical needs and to contact your GP or attend A&E when necessary. You can check the NHS advice on How to Get Medical Help at Home or call your GP who may be able to offer an over the phone service.

NEW 11th May! – Ask A Midwife service – see below…

Local Medical Services

Prescription delivery service

The prescription service provided by the Scouts has ended now due to lack of demand. Woodlands Pharmacy on Botley Road provide a delivery service, call 01865 242649. Or contact your street rep to ask for help if you are self-isolating and require prescription pick-ups.

Advice for pregnant women and new mothers:

A new ‘Ask the Midwife’ helpline has now been launched by OUH and Oxfordshire Maternity Voices Partnership. If you would like to speak to one of their midwives please call the Ask the Midwife helpline on 07919 213667 between 11am – 7pm, 7 days a week. This number is for non-urgent queries only. If you feel your question is urgent please call MAU on 01865 220221 – this number is available 24 hours a day/7 days a week.

Maternity Voices Partnership also runs regular Facebook live Q&A sessions with midwives on hand to answer your queries https://www.facebook.com/OxfordshireMVP/ Oxfordshire Breastfeeding support also offer on line antenatal support sessions…check out their Facebook page to see whats on offer! https://www.facebook.com/groups/OxBreastfeedingSupport/