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Invitations for COVID-19 vaccinations

Are you over 45? You can book your vaccine at the local vaccination centre here.

If you are aged 50 or over or have underlying conditions and have not yet been vaccinated, please contact Cogges Surgery.

We are now vaccinating groups 1 - 9 at Cogges Surgery and starting on second doses at the Windrush Surgery:-

Despite having vaccine in house we are having trouble filling up our vaccine clinics and there is a chance some may go to waste as the shelf life is short. We are not allowed to start on cohorts 10 - 12 until we have vaccinated cohorts 1 -9 so if you have received an invite and you have not booked your appointment for your first dose with us and you have not booked an appointment at the mass vaccination centre please do this as soon as possible.

We will get very little vaccine for first doses through April and the mass vaccination centres will also stop booking due to lack of vaccine so this is a last call for those in cohorts 1 -9 to make their appointments.

Recovering from Covid 19?

Oxford Health have produced a useful guide for people.  They are also running a Post Covid clinic for those people who still have symptoms 6-8 weeks on.  Speak to your GP who can refer you if this is the case.  In the meantime here is the link for the information leaflet. Link to Post Covid Patient Information Leaflet


Safe Haven

If you develop a mental health crisis at the weekend you can get support from Oxford Safe Haven. Click on the link or phone 01865 903037.

The Oxford Safe Haven is open on Friday, Saturday, Sunday & Monday from  6pm until 10pm.

MMR Catch-Up

There have been outbreaks of both measles and mumps in the last couple of years and we are promoting booster vaccinations for those who may not have had both doses. 

Why do I need the MMR vaccine?

We will shortly be identifying patients who have missed one or both of the vaccinations and inviting them in to have these done.

Hydration and Covid-19 in Adults

Staying at home and self isolating is having a good effect in slowing down the spread of COVID-19. Taking some activity (walking, cycling, running) every day near your home while avoiding contact with other people, will help with feeling better physically and lift your mood. It is important to drink enough fluid at all times but even more so during the COVID-19 pandemic. Please see the attached Patient Information Leaflet for more information

Eye emergencies and Minor Eye Conditions

There is a new direct line for advice and referrals for patients suffering persistent eye symptoms such as worsening vision, flashes and floaters, pain, redness or watering. 

Call  the triage service on 01865 234567 Option 1 08:30 - 16:30 Mon-Fri 08:30 - 15:30 Sat/Sun/Bank Holidays

Mental health advice helpline

A 24/7 mental health helpline for the public, provided by Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust, is launching on Friday 10 April 2020.

• Adult helpline: 01865 904997

• Children and young people: 01865 904998

The helpline will offer advice on how to manage symptoms, when and where to get help and access to support from mental health professionals. Please see their website for more information.

https://www.oxfordhealth.nhs.uk/support-advice/what-to-do-in-an-emergency/ 

 

 

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