Self-Referral

There is a range of NHS services on your doorstep for which you do not need a referral from a clinician. You can refer yourself. You can see the right person at the right time by contacting the services below. 

Primary Care Wellbeing service is here to help you

Wellbeing Workers will focus on what matters to the individual to encourage and enable them to link in with existing support services (including online and telephone services) and develop tools to increase their ability to manage their own wellbeing. If you would like support with your mental health or wellbeing at this time and would like to access this service, you can self-refer via email or telephone.

EMAIL primarycarewellbeing@oxfordshiremind.org.uk with your full name, date of birth, phone number and registered GP practice.

PHONE: 01865 24 77 88 and request a referral to the 'Primary Care service'. 

Once your referral is received, a team member from the Oxfordshire Mind Primary Care service will attempt to contact you within 2 working days.

Achieve Healthy Weight loss

Achieve Healthy Weight Loss works with a range of partners to deliver from over 50 locations across Oxfordshire. This makes their range of FREE programmes easily accessible. In addition to their own “Lose Weight With” programme they provide FREE access to Slimming World, Weight Watchers and Man V Fat Football. There is also a range of invaluable resources on their website.  If you have a muscle or joint pain, you will be assessed properly by a proffesional.

Phone: 01865 338119
Email: hello@achieveoxfordshire.org.uk
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Medication without prescription?

Over the Counter (OTC) medication includes paracetamol, ibuprofen, antihistamines or prodcuts for cold sore, colic, conjunctivitis, cough and cold, eczema, fungal infection, haemorrhoid, head lice & scabies, heartburn and indigestion, skin rash, sleep problems, threadworm, travel sickness and upset stomach. If you usually don't pay for your prescriptions, it will be for free. Please see more information here.

 Don't wait until it gets worse, ask your pharmacy team first! If you want to know how the parmacist could help you, please read here.

Do you have Type 2 diabetes?

The NHS have designed FREE courses to support you in developing skills, knowledge and confidence so that you can take responsibility for decisions about managing your diabetes. Please click in self-refer to book for a course either with Diabetes2gether or Diabetes4ward. See leaflet for more information. 

Phone: 01869 604091

email:  diabetes.education@nhs.net

Self refer

HEALTH ADVICE

This page is to give advice and guidance to patients on a how to manage their long term conditions, how to deal with minor injury and illness that doesn't require treatment for a clinician and give patients advice on several topics.