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:
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