As part of the NHS’s efforts to protect patients and healthcare workers at this difficult time, Oxfordshire GP practices have changed the way they work.
PLEASE DO NOT VISIT THE GP SURGERY IN PERSON. If you need health advice for suspected Coronavirus, contact NHS 111 online or by phone. You can also contact your GP by telephone if you are concerned about Coronavirus or any other health condition or symptom. You will be offered a telephone appointment or you will be advised if you need to be seen by a doctor.
Carterton Health Centre has been designated as a COVID-19 clinic, supporting patients with suspected or confirmed Coronavirus ONLY. Patients are referred to this clinic following an NHS 111 telephone appointment or, in certain circumstances, after a telephone appointment with their GP practice. Once at the clinic, patients are assessed and advised about the most appropriate care and next steps. This may be a referral to hospital or observation and monitoring at home.
If suspected or confirmed COVID-19 patients are unable to get to their nearest clinic because they are too unwell or they have transport difficulties, the dedicated home visiting service will support them.
There are a number of COVID-19 clinics across the county which will see people who are not usually registered at that GP surgery site. The clinical and administrative staff working at the clinics may be drawn from other parts of the Oxfordshire health system, depending on where their skills are most needed.
For any other health condition or worrying symptom patients should contact their GP practice as usual. All GP practices are offering initial phone appointments but if they feel someone needs to be seen face-to-face by a doctor or nurse, safe arrangements for this appointment will be made, possibly at another location. Please contact your GP surgery by phone if you need to speak to someone.
Otherwise, the most important thing everyone can do to stay safe, protect your family and protect your NHS is to follow Public Health advice to stay at home and keep your distance from other people.
Thank you for your understanding and continued support.
ADVICE FOR PATIENTS SELF-ISOLATING
Please click here for information which will help you plan your self-isolation.
Welcome to the Website for Bampton Medical Practice
providing surgeries at Bampton Surgery and
Carterton Health Centre
The Bampton Medical Practice covers Bampton and the surrounding villages of Aston, Cote, Clanfield, Black Bourton, Alvescot, Brize Norton and the town of Carterton where it has a branch surgery situated in the Carterton Health Centre. The surgery in Bampton is a beautiful, spacious purpose built building which was opened in 1991. We offer a full range of NHS services.
So that you can identify staff in the practice, they will all be wearing name badges. There is also a photoboard in the entrance to reception which includes attached staff such as District Nurses and Health Visitors.
Occasionally we have a medical student attached to the practice. We feel this is an important part of our work in training future doctors and we ask for our patients co-operation. However, we respect your wishes if you do not want a student to sit in during a consultation.
Bampton Medical Practice uses the Witney Neighbourhood Hub for some of our patients who need to see a GP or Nurse the same day they call. The Hub is located on the ground floor at Windrush Medical Centre and offers 15 minute slots. If you need to see someone urgently, the reception staff will ask you for some information so that they can offer you the appointment that best meets your needs.
Patient Participation Group (PPG) - Bampton Medical Practice hold PPG meetings throughout the year. If you are interested in adding your voice to what goes on at Bampton Medical Practice then please do get in touch with the surgery on 01993 850257, inform the reception staff that you are interested in joining the PPG and the practice manager will contact you with further information.
Remember to follow this advice from Oxfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group when we are closed and if you need medical assistance or advice dial 111 to access the Out of Hours Service.
(Site updated 21/04/2020)