Call 999 to talk to the ambulance service. If it's not a 999 emergency, but you need medical help fast, call 111. Both numbers are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Calls are free, including from mobiles.
The nearest accident and emergency units are at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford (01865 741166) and the Royal Berkshire Hospital in Reading (0118 9875111).
Wallingford Hospital operates a nurse-operated First Aid Unit from 8.30 am to 6.30 pm on week days at Wallingford Community Hospital, Reading Road, OX10 9DU, telephone 01491 208513. It offers a drop-in service to deal with:
- Cleaning and simple stitching of wounds
- Insect bites and stings
- Minor burns and scalds
- A foreign body in the eye
- Sprains and bruises.
There is no need for an appointment, but if you are not sure whether the unit can help you, call 01491 208513 before visiting.
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Out of Hours GP services
Call 0845 345 8995. This service runs from 6.30 pm to 8.30 am on weekdays, and 24 hours over weekends and bank holidays. Make sure you have a pen and paper to hand when you call.
Call 0845 4647. This is a 24-hour service staffed by nurses who can give confidential advice and information on what to do if you are unwell or have any health concerns. You can also visit their website at http://www.nhsdirect.nhs.uk/.
Dr A.R.Vernon and Partners, Reading Road, Wallingford 01491 835577
Web page http://www.wallingfordmedicalpractice.co.uk/
Wallingford Surgery Prescription Service
Repeat prescriptions taken to the parish council on Monday mornings between 10 am and 1 pm will be collected and delivered to your home on Friday. Telephone 01491 826968 for more details.
Doctors - Clifton Hampden
Dr Richard Lynche Blosse, Dr Sarah Bradley and Dr Nick Bell, The Surgery, Clifton Hampden 01865 407888
Doctors - Didcot
Dr David Ebbs & Partners, Didcot Health Centre, Didcot 01235 512288
Dr J. Kershaw & Partners, Woodland Medical Centre, Woodland Road, Didcot 01235 511355
For dental emergencies for non-registered patients, call NHS Direct on 0845 4647
Mr S.K.Gray and Mr D. Paul, 8c The Croft, Castle Street, Wallingford 01491 836379
Mr M.J.Lawrence & Mr S.A. Pinkerton, 25 St Mary’s Street, Wallingford 01491 202025
Mr Ballard, St Mary’s Practice, 21a St Mary’s Street, Wallingford 01491 825252
Website for the South East Oxfordshire NHS Trust, which serves the parish and surrounding areas.
Website for county-wide health information