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Emergency Treatments

Accident & Emergency – call 999. 

Urgent Medical Advice - call 111

Minor Injury Units and First Aid Units - are for injuries, such as deep cuts, eye injuries, broken bones, severe sprains, minor head injury, minor burns and scalds. For more details on these services see Minor Injuries Unit / First Aid Units.

Urgent dental services

For patients without a regular dentist who have a dental emergency during practice opening hours, please contact the NHS Oxfordshire Dental Helpline for details of NHS dental practices offering emergency appointments: telephone 01865 337267, 08000 113 824 or email

Eye Emergencies                                                                  

8am and 6pm (last appointment at 5pm) Monday to Friday- during the weekend an emergency clinic is held from 8.30am to 4pm on both days. Look at the NHS 111 or phone them for advice and a route to an emergency appointment, do not simply turn up. The Oxford emergency department operates a booking system whereby patients are assessed either by phone or in person and offered an appointment. 




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