The Occupational Health Service does not deal with medical or first aid emergencies.
If there is a serious medical emergency, phone 999 or 112 for an urgent ambulance. If an ambulance is not required but a general practitioner is needed, call the patient’s own local GP if appropriate, otherwise, call Jericho Health Centre on 01865-311234 and ask to speak to Dr Laurence Leaver or one of his colleagues; explain that you are dealing with an emergency on University premises.
If the patient can be moved either:
(a)decide whether the patient should be taken to an appropriate accident service (see addresses below), or
(b)contact the patient’s general practitioner and ask for assistance.
If in doubt call an ambulance (999 or 112).
Note: use of private cars by members of the University for transporting patients and without specific insurance cover for use on university business is covered by the University’s insurers, but against third party claims only.Please note the following addresses:
Emergency Department, John Radcliffe Hospital, Headington, Oxford.Telephone: 01865 220208
Ear, Nose and Throat Department, John Radcliffe Hospital, Headington, Oxford.Telephone: 01865 231166.
Eye Casualty, John Radcliffe Hospital, Headington, Oxford.Telephone: 01865 234800.
The NHS Direct self-help guide provides information about the most common symptoms, conditions and ailments which people call NHS Direct about for advice.
NHS Direct operates a 24-hour health advice and information service, providing confidential information on:what to do if you or your family are feeling ill, particular health conditions, local healthcare services, such as doctors, dentists or late night opening pharmacies, and self-help and support organisations
Calls cost a maximum of five pence per minute from a BT landline. Calls from mobiles and other networks may vary. Your service provider may charge a minimum cost per call. NHS Direct: 0845 4647. Link to NHS Direct