Advice and Help

Blue Badges 

Blue Badges are issued by Oxfordshire County Council. If the council require further information, they will contact your GP directly. 

Dental Problems 

We do not provide emergency dental care at the practice. If you are registered with a dentist, you should contact them for an emergency appointment, otherwise please call NHS 111. 

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Domestic Violence 

A helpline has been launched with 250 champions in front-line agencies across Oxfordshire, trained to help and support victims, providing a one-stop service. Contact them now 0800 731 0055

Oxford Women’s Aid 01865 791416

Domestic Violence Coordinators 01295 754625

Housing Rights 01865 247853

Victim Support 01865 751511

Drugs and Alcohol 

If you have a problem with drugs Talk to Frank for friendly, confidential drugs advice. 0300 123 6600

If you have concerns about the amount you are drinking, the following websites provide information and support: 

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If you’re worried about your own or someone else’s drinking, you can call this free helpline, in complete confidence. 0300 123 1110


Hay fever is caused by an allergy to pollen. The symptoms of hay fever are caused when a person has an allergic reaction to pollen. More information can be found on the NHS Choices website

Treatment include 

  • Steroid nasal sprays - help to prevent or reduce inflammation in the lining of the nose and some can help to relieve watery eyes.
  • Decongestant nasal sprays and tablets - used to unblock the nose
  • Eye drops - used to treat itchy or watery eyes
  • Antihistamines - help to relieve a runny nose, sneezing, itching and watery eyes.

All of the above can be obtained from your local pharmacy 

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Mobility Aid Loans 

The British Red Cross offer short term loans of mobility aids. Their nearest service can be found at the Methodist Church, High Street, Witney, OX28 6HG. Their contact number is 07951 746 868. The service is open on Wednesdays between 12pm and 2pm. 

Stop Smoking 

Smokefreelife - Free stop smoking service in Oxfordshire 

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Get a personalised quit smoking plan here

Contact the Smoking Cessation Advisor here at the White Horse Medical Practice and make an appointment by calling 01367 242388

Weight Management 

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You’ll find delicious recipe and menu ideas at your local group, along with all the help you need to get started and reach your target weight. Slimming world -->

Meetings, Online or a little bit of both. We’ve got options and support, whatever your lifestyle. Weight watchers -->

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