Local Services


While in Oxford, please ensure you register with a local GP (General Practitioner). 

Some local GP surgeries:


You can find a comprehensive list of all the NHS (National Health Service) GP surgeries near to you by entering your postcode here.

Medical helplines

If you have a medical emergency call 999. If you need medical advice quickly, but not in an emergency, call 111. Both services are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and calls are free from landlines and mobile phones.


You can find a comprehensive list of NHS dentists local to you by entering your postcode here.

Some local dentists:

  • Iffley Dental, 2 Rose Hill, Iffley, Oxford OX4 4HS Tel: 01865 777648
  • Westbridge Dental Practice, 127 Pound Way, Templars Square, Oxford OX4 3XH Tel: 01865 771729
  • Davies and Davies Dental Practice, 27 Oakthorpe Road, Oxford OX2 7BD Tel: 01865 515755


The nearest hospital with an accident and emergency department is the John Radcliffe Hospital, Headley Way, Headington, Oxford OX3 9DU Tel: 01865 741166.  In a life-threatening emergency, please call 999.

Childcare / Nurseries

To find a local nursery, please visit the County Council’s website - https://www.oxfordshire.gov.uk/cms/content/nurseries

The University also has its own childcare service.  More information and advice on childcare can be found here:  https://www.admin.ox.ac.uk/childcare/