Stay Well This Winter

How can pharmacists help you keep well?

The videos below explain how pharmacists in Oxfordshire provide advice, support and treatment for a range of ailments.

Do you know where to go for an illness ostay-well-this-winterr injury this winter?

Oxfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group has launched a new leaflet called; Do you need advice for an illness or injury?

This neSignposting leaflet FINAL_Page_1w leaflet will help patients in Oxfordshire to take greater control of their health by choosing the right health care service or source of advice in Oxfordshire.

The aim of the leaflet is for patients in Oxfordshire to get to know the different services available in the county and when to call on them.

The leaflet will direct people who need advice for minor injuries and ailments to minor injury or first aid units or a local pharmacist.  This will help to free up accident and emergency staff and GPs to help those who need it most.  See the  Signposting leaflet.

 

Flu Vaccine

Flu imageFor most people, flu is an unpleasant illness, but it is not serious. If you are otherwise healthy, you will usually recover from flu within a week.

However, certain people are more likely to develop potentially serious complications of flu, such as bronchitis and pneumonia. These people are advised to have a flu jab each year.

 

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