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

Oxford Scouts are working with the Land Army to get your prescriptions delivered to you, so you can stay at home. Email
Phone: 07514 059123. You need to provide:

  • your name
  • your address including post code
  • your date of birth
  • your telephone number
  • name of the pharmacy and its location
  • the date the prescription will be ready.

The Scout leaders will collect all prescriptions that are ready and will delivery to your door.If you are not age exempt (under 16 or over 60) please contact the pharmacy first to either pay over the phone or advise the pharmacy of your exemption before contacting the Scouts. If you have a repeat prescription, then order it in the usual way either electronically or by ringing your Practice.
Please be aware that any delay in delivery will be as a result of the prescription still awaiting processing by the relevant pharmacy and not a fault of the Scouts pick up service.

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 Oxfordshire Breastfeeding support also offer on line antenatal support sessions…check out their Facebook page to see whats on offer!