Healthcare Team

Community Midwives

Midwives are attached to the practice and they co-ordinate all antenatal and postnatal care. They are available for advice on 01869 243763

Michelle Buswell
Melanie Cox
Lauren Vicentijevic

 

Community Nurses

A team of district nurses provide a specialist nursing service to individuals who are housebound. They assess the nursing needs of patients, advise about care and convalescence after discharge from hospital, and give advice and support to carers. Referrals can be made via the surgery or direct on 01869 246589

Naomi Foster
Helen Verey
Laura Wood

 

Health Visitors

Karen Bird
(Administrator based at Langford)

Natashia Holcombe
Clare St John
Alison Waters

The Alchester Health Visiting Team is based at the Ambrosden Surgery. They specialise in child, family and community health, including health promotion and health education. They work with the rest of the primary health care team to help you to lead as healthy a lifestyle as possible and reduce the risk of illness or premature death from preventable causes.  They work with families with children under the age of 5 years.

The Health Visitors work follows the Healthy child programme 0-5 years.  Visit the Department of Health and Social Care website and search DH_107563

Well Baby Clinics sessions are held at Community Room, Tesco's Superstore, Bicester every other Tuesday 9.30 -11.00 and St. John’s church, The Broadway, Kidlington OX5 1DD every other Friday 10.30 - 11.30am.

Breast feeding support – drop in session every Monday (except Bank Holidays) 10.30 – 12.00. OYAP Centre, The Old St. Edburg's School, Cementry Road, Bicester, OX26 6BB

Further information about Oxfordshire Health Visiting Services can be found on facebook

Telephone number for the Alchester Health Visiting Team is 01869 247450

 

Counsellors

A counsellor is attached to the practice offering a valuable and confidential service.