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Carers Week 2024 – June 10 to June 16

Carers Week is an annual campaign to raise awareness of caring, highlight the challenges unpaid carers face and recognise the contribution they make to families and communities throughout the UK. It also helps people who don’t think of themselves as having caring responsibilities to identify as carers and access much-needed support. A carer is defined

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Current Vacancies

Medical Receptionist Vacancy The Abingdon Surgery, based in Oxfordshire, is looking for a medical receptionist to join our busy but rewarding reception team. The Receptionist will provide an efficient and effective service for patients and members of the practice. The post holder will ensure that all patients and visitors are welcomed to the practice in

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Dementia Friendly Practice

Here at the Abingdon Surgery, we are now Dementia Friendly. This means that we have a dedicated clinician who has a specialist knowledge of dementia and our wider practice staff are trained on the condition and will help with the diagnosis, management, and care planning. There are over 850,000 people living with dementia in the

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PETRUSHKA trial

The NIHR Clinical Research Network are currently looking for eligible participants for the PETRUSHKA Trial. Study summary:The PETRUSHKA trial is funded by the NIHR and aims to assess a web-based decision support tool (PETRUSHKA tool) which combines the best evidence with patient and clinician’s preferences, to personalise antidepressant treatment in routine practice. Participants will be

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New phone system has gone live

I’m pleased to announce that our new phone system has gone live with very few hiccups. We’re already seeing improvements in terms of waiting times on the phones. One of the key features of this phone system is the ability for you to request a callback if the queue times are excessive. We hope this

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Spring Covid vaccine approach

The Abingdon Surgery is prioritising vaccinating our Care Home residents and housebound patients. We are not able to vaccinate all over 75s. We have taken this difficult decision to try and ensure that patient access to routine and urgent appointments is maintained. We feel that we are currently unable to deliver both the core patient

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Do we have your up to date mobile number?

Register for the Text Reminder Service You can now register to receive information by text message on your phone regarding appointments and health care.  To register for this service please complete our communication consent form. No identification is required for this service. If more than one person shares the use of the mobile phone number given

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