Observatory Medical Practice

Jericho Health Centre, New Radcliffe House, Walton Street, Oxford, OX2 6NW

Coronavirus Information

The NHS and Public Health England (PHE) are extremely well prepared for outbreaks of new infectious diseases. The NHS has put in place measures to ensure the safety of all patients and NHS staff while also ensuring services are available to the public as normal.

Stay at home for 14 days if you or your co-habitants have either:

A high temperature or

A new, continuous cough

Do not go to a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital

If you live alone, it is 7 days


You do not need to contact 111 to tell them you’re staying at home.

Read the NHS advice about staying home

Use the NHS 111 online coronavirus service if:

You feel you cannot cope with your symptoms at home or

Your condition gets worse or

Your symptoms do not get better after 7 days

You can access this here :
111.nhs.uk

Only call 111 if you cannot get help online.

Contraceptive Coils/Implants and Cervical Smears

In circumstances where there is an urgent need , we are now able to book a discussion with a GP for the above procedures, for our patients. Please contact the reception team for further information or to book an initial telephone consultation.

We are Open Bank Easter Friday and Bank Holiday Monday

Due to the current coronavirus pandemic we are going to be open from 8.30 to 5.30 on Good Friday (10 April) and Easter Monday (13 April). Pharmacies will also be open – please check opening hours online for your local pharmacy. If you have coronavirus symptoms you need to self-isolate for 7 days. You can visit NHS online and use the 111 coronavirus service to get support and advice. Only call 111 if you feel you cannot handle your symptoms at home or you do not have internet access. If you have a medical problem that isn’t coronavirus related please contact us on our normal number 01865 429993. All appointments will initially be on the telephone. The doctor will do all they can to help you over the phone – however, should they feel the need to see you face to face for an examination, you will be invited to the surgery for review

Sharing your data during the covid crisis

To care for your needs during this pandemic, the Practice and our Data Processors (including other GP Practices and NHS organisations) may obtain and securely process your existing and additional personal information to assess you. This information may include but will not be limited to capturing and storing video and photographic imagery. Any information obtained and processed will be joined up to your GP records where available. We rely on the lawful grounds of ‘public interest’ to process this information, we cannot achieve our health and social care objective by any other means.

Guidance on Self Isolation and Social Distancing for COVID

Please click on the below for latest guidance

https://www.gpjerichotwo.co.uk/files/2020/03/FINAL-Guidance-on-Self-Isolation-and-Social-Distancing-for-COVID-19.pdf

The surgery is now stopping patients booking in appointments here until further notice.

The surgery is now stopping patients booking in appointments here until further notice. IF YOU HAVE AN APPOINTMENT HERE PLEASE DO NOT COME TO THE SURGERY. Instead, your GP will phone you on the day and discuss your issue and then may arrange for you to come to the practice if deemed appropriate. For further information and advice regarding COVID 19 please check the following website

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/

For patients concerned that they may have coronavirus or may have come into contact with someone who has, the NHS 111 online service has created coronavirus pages that tell patients what they should do based on their particular circumstances. These can be accessed at:

https://111.nhs.uk/service/covid-19

CORONAVIRUS We have turned off online appointment booking due to the developing COVID 19 situation.

To book an appointment please telephone reception on 01865 429993. Thank you for your understanding. For further information and advice regarding COVID 19 please check the following website:

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/

For patients concerned that they may have coronavirus or may have come into contact with someone who has, the NHS 111 online service has created coronavirus pages that tell patients what they should do based on their particular circumstances. These can be accessed at:

https://111.nhs.uk/service/covid-19

Coronavirus update :- The advice is constantly changing. Please look here for the latest advice :

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/

For patients concerned that they may have coronavirus or may have come into contact with someone who has, the NHS 111 online service has created coronavirus pages that tell patients what they should do based on their particular circumstances. These can be accessed at:

https://111.nhs.uk/service/covid-19

Winter Newsletter

Please find our latest newsletter on the Patient Participation Group page, which is here

https://www.gpjerichotwo.co.uk/about/patient-participation-group/

NHS Patient Survey

We are delighted to announce that the practice was recently voted the number 1 practice in Oxford in the recent National NHS Survey. We would like to give a BIG THANKS to all the patients who voted for us…