Important! Closure notice Wednesday 20th September and Thursday 21st September 2017

In a slight change to our recent letter explaining our intention to update our clinical systems, we would like to advise you that Oakham Surgery will now be closed from 3:30pm on Wednesday 20th September and Thursday 21st September.

Should you require medical advice which cannot wait until the practice re-opens at 08:00am on Thursday 21st September and 08:00am on Friday 22nd 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:

Self-care Advice
Visit our website 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.

NHS 111
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.

Walk-in Centre
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
Parsonage Street
West Bromwich
West Midlands
B71 4DL

Dudley Urgent Care Centre
Russells Hall Hospital
Pensnett Road
West Midlands