Further to our recent letter explaining our intention to update our clinical systems, we would like to remind you that Oakham Surgery will be closed from 12:00 noon on Wednesday 13th September.
Should you require medical advice which cannot wait until the practice re-opens at 08:00am on Thursday 14th September, please contact us on our normal number
01384 458 968; you will be diverted to the out of hours team.
For general advice, you can use one of the following options:
Visit our website http://www.yhp.org.uk and click on our ‘self-care advice’ section where you will find links to advice on a range of minor illnesses and conditions.
Your local Pharmacist will be able to assist you with a number of minor illnesses; they stock a wide range of over the counter medicine to help manage your symptoms.
111 is the NHS non-emergency number. It’s fast, easy and free. Call 111 and speak to a highly trained advisor, supported by healthcare professionals. They will ask you a series of questions to assess your symptoms and immediately direct you to the best medical care for you.
NHS walk-in centres deal with minor illnesses and injuries. These include:
Infections and rashes Emergency contraception and advice Stomach aches Vomiting and diarrhoea Hay fever Insect and animal bites Stitches Dressing care Minor cuts and bruises Minor burns and strains Stop smoking support
our nearest walk-in centres are:
Parsonage Street GP and Walk-in Centre
Dudley Urgent Care Centre
Russells Hall Hospital