Your health services over the Bank Holiday weekend
Date: 21 May 2020
If you need health advice or support over the Bank Holiday weekend you can contact NHS 111. This service is also available online and is open 24 hours a day.
For information about pharmacy opening times in Oxfordshire on Bank Holiday Monday 25 May see here
Other services available in Oxfordshire over the Bank Holiday weekend:
Minor Injuries Units (MIU) and mental health support:
Please visit Oxford Health’s website for information on opening hours of minor injury units and accessing local mental health services see here
Emergency Departments (A&E) and the 999 emergency ambulance:
These services provide vital care for life-threatening emergencies, such as loss of consciousness, suspected heart attack or stroke, severe breathing difficulties or severe bleeding that cannot be stopped. In these cases call 999 immediately.
If you think you need urgent dental treatment:
• call your usual dentist in the first instance who will advise on emergency treatment
• use the NHS 111 online service if you cannot contact your dentist or you do not have one
• for more dental information see here
Non COVID conditions:
We are reminding everyone to seek urgent care and treatment at all times especially for symptoms of stroke and heart attack. Delays in getting treatment pose a long term risk to health. And, we encourage people to use other important services – such as cancer screening and care, maternity appointments, immunisations and mental health support. These services can all be accessed safely. For further information please visit our ‘Help Us Help You’ advice page
There is also advice and support for people who may be worried about COVID-19 infection see here with links to the all the latest local and national guidance about symptoms, testing and how to get the care you need.
You can contact NHS 111 for support and advice if you feel unwell.
- Date:21 May 2020