Antenatal care is provided by the team of midwives based at Chipping Norton Hospital. The midwives hold clinics at Bloxham on Thursday mornings.
Chronic Disease Clinic
These clinics are run by the Practice Nurse for assessment of patients with asthma and review of their medication.
An annual checkup is recommended with our practice asthma nurse.
Baby clinics are held at:
- Bloxham Children’s Centre, Butterfly Meadow – Wednesday 1pm – 2.15pm
The doctors carry out minor surgical procedures on Monday afternoons. It is necessary for the GP to assess your needs before an appointment for the clinic can be made.
Physiotherapy Self Help Leaflets
The following booklets have been provided by the Oxford University Hospital Trust.
ACL Reconstruction – Physiotherapy Advice
Activity Levels – How to increase your Activity Levels
Ankle Sprain – Advice
Clavicle – Helping your Clavicle to recover after a fracture
Knee – Helping your Knee to recover from a ligament sprain or rupture
Low Back Pain – Information
Phalangeal Fractures – Information
Tenosynovitis – DeQuervain’s tenosynovitis – inflammation of the tendons of the thumb
Whiplash – A guide to help your recovery
Social prescribing is a way of linking patients with sources of support within the community. It provides health professionals with a non-medical referral option that can operate alongside existing treatments to improve health and wellbeing.
Taster activities include:
- Health Walks
- Seated Zumba
- Art classes
- Befrienders scheme
- Computer classes
- Movement classes
- Men’s group
If you would like to join a similar group, ask at the practice about the social prescribing scheme.
Treatment of Common Illnesses
Many everyday illnesses can be managed at home without the need to consult a doctor. We have some NHS booklets available at both surgeries which give guidelines on how to deal with many less serious problems. However, if you are worried please telephone the surgery for advice.
Dr Cath Rose runs a good woman clinic on Tuesday afternoons.
Further information – European Cervical Cancer Association
The mission of the ECCA is to inform you about cervical cancer and how it can be prevented.
At Bloxham, there is a Dentist, Physiotherapy Clinic and Complementary Therapy Centre on site. The therapists are independent private practitioners, information is available at both surgeries about the therapies and all therapists are fully qualified and members of the appropriate regulatory association.
Counsellor, Elizabeth Webb is available to NHS patients at Bloxham, appointments are by GP referral.
Before travel to a foreign country we recommend you visit one of the following websites to support your research on that country:
Please print off and return a travel risk assessment form to the surgery at least 6 weeks before you travel. You will then be advised what vaccinations you require.
We can provide:
- Hepatitis A (including when combined with Typhoid or Hepatitis B)
We are also a registered Yellow Fever Vaccination Centre. Please contact the surgery for further information.
See our Pre-Travel Advice Page.