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No Hepatitis A nor combined Hepatitis A and Typhoid vaccines

There is a global shortage of Hepatitis A vaccines. We do not have any stock of Hepatitis A nor combined Hepatitis A and Typhoid vaccines at present. We are waiting for an update on when we will receive vaccines. The following options are recommended at the present time to get a Hepatitis A or combined Hepatitis A and Typhoid vaccine:


Hearing Aid Battery provision – important changes

From June you will need a battery book to obtain hearing aid batteries. You can get a battery book by:

  • Emailing your name, date of birth and address with the subject of Battery Card to audiology.royalberkshire@nhs.net OR
  • By sending your details to Batteries, Audiology 3, Royal Berkshire Hospital, London Road, Reading, RG1 5AN OR
  • By collecting one at your next visit to the drop-in repairs or maintenance clinics

Chlamydia

Patients can access a free online chlamydia testing service at https://chlamydia.sexualhealthoxfordshire.nhs.uk/

Health Visiting Team

Health Visitors - Emily Bullock, Amanda Spiers, Helen Murray

Community Staff Nurse - Angela Richards

Administrator - Wendy Marsden

Health Visiting for the Sonning Common area is covered by the Chiltern Villages Health Visiting Team is available Monday to Friday, 9.00 am to 5.00 pm.

Our main office for administrative purposes is at Sonning Common Health Centre, the direct dial telephone number is 0118 972 1610 and our e-mail address is OxfordHealth.CVHV@nhs.net.  We are however, happy to conduct consultations at other local surgeries and often visit patients in their own homes.  We hold regular ‘drop in’ clinics at
  • Sonning Common Library in Grove Road, Sonning Common on Thursdays, from 1.00 pm - 2.30 pm
  • Nettlebed Surgery in Wanbourne Lane, Nettlebed on the first Tuesday of the month, from 9.45 am – 10.45 am
  • Goring Surgery on the last Tuesday of the month, from 1.30 pm - 2.30 pm.
  • Woodcote Library every Wednesday, from 9.30 am to 10.30 am.

Health Visitors are qualified nurses or midwives with specialist public health training.  We are trained in child development and protecting children.  We are able to support you in pregnancy and will see you once your baby is born.  We are also able to provide support and advice to you within our child health clinics and at any time until your child becomes five years of age. Our teams also include community staff nurses, nursery nurses and health care support workers.

Health visitors work to promote equal health opportunities, promote health and provide services to individuals, families and communities.

 

 
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