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Charlbury Surgery

Welcome to the Charlbury Medical Centre

 

We aim to provide patients with outstanding medical care and to equip patients with skills to better look after themselves optimising health through expert, friendly and personal service.

 

Please see under the News Tab above for further up to date information about the COVID-19 vaccination programme. 

 

Local COVID Vaccination Programme 

 

The UK has reached its target of vaccinating 15 million of the nation's over 70s and most vulnerable patients and Charlbury Surgery is proud to have played our small part. 

The government now plans to vaccinate Cohort 5 (65-69-year olds) and Cohort 6 (16-64-year olds who are at high risk and would usually be invited for the annual flu vaccine). 

Patients aged between 65 and 69 (Cohort 5) will have recently received a letter from the national vaccination programme, inviting them to one of the mass vaccination sites (including Kassam Stadium in Oxford). We encourage our patients in this age group to take up this offer and book in for their appointment either online or by calling 119.

In the meantime, Charlbury Surgery will be focussed on inviting our “at risk” patients in Cohort 6 to visit one of our GP led vaccination sites either at Charlbury Football Club for the Oxford Astra Zeneca vaccine or Carterton Health Centre for the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine. Unfortunately, we are unable to invite our 65-69-year-old patients who are not “at risk” as they have been asked by the government to book appointments at the larger sites. 

Over the coming weeks we will continue to offer numerous vaccine clinics, we ask that you please be patient and wait for your invitation and not call the surgery to enquire about it. 

Appointments at Charlbury Medical Centre will obviously be limited on days that we are running vaccine clinics. We request that you continue to bear with us.

Please do not  come into the surgery unless you have a pre-booked appointment with a doctor or nurse. All appointments are offered as  telephone consultations, unless a face to face appointment is deemed clinically indicated by your doctor. This is following current guidelines.

If you need a consultation please contact the surgery by telephone. If you've  been asked to come in by the doctor or nurse, ring the bell and wait for assistance.

 

We thank all of our patients that are so very kindly helping us through these challenging times and for all your messages of support and for all your patience at this time.

  

For Medication Collection:

 

Only urgent medication will be available the same day.  

Repeat medication will be available for collection 4 days after receipt of prescription (excluding weekends).  

When paying for your prescription please use card payment whenever possible.

The dispensary will be open for medication collection during the following times only:

Mornings -     10am - 11am

Afternoons -  4pm - 6pm

Please put all repeat prescriptions and urine samples into the white box on the wall outside the surgery.  

Any patients who visits the practice must wear a face mask to enter the building. If possible please wear your own face mask. We have a limited number of face masks that can be provided for a small donation.

 

 

 
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Charlbury Medical Centre was purpose-built in 1996 on the Spendlove Centre site facing the Enstone Road. 

We are a two partner (Mr Wesley Rouse and Dr Pippa Brookes-White) rural practice with 4 salaried GP's serving around 5,500 patients living in Charlbury and several surrounding villages in West Oxfordshire. The geographical boundary of our practice area is shown on a map in the surgery entrance foyer.  

We aspire to provide our patients with outstanding service in all aspects of care, in a friendly atmosphere fully supported by our excellent nursing and clerical team. We also aspire to become a teaching practice for doctors in training from the University of Oxford but unfortunately we are unable to have medical students with us just yet due to the pandemic.

The surgery has full disabled access.

Charlbury Medical Centre uses Witney Neighbourhood Hub for some of our patients who need to see a GP or Nurse on the same day they call.  The Hub is located on the ground floor at Windrush Medical Centre and offers 15 minute slots.  If you need to see someone urgently, the reception staff will ask you for some information so that they can offer you the appointment that best meets your needs.

 

(Site updated 02/03/2021)
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