Chipping Norton Integrated Primary Care Service at Chipping Norton Health Centre

The First Aid Unit, run by South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SCAS) Specialist Practitioners operates from the Chipping Norton Health Centre.

Chipping Norton Integrated Primary Care Service – opening hours are 5pm-9pm Monday-Friday and 10am-9pm weekends and bank holidays.

To book an appointment:

Call 01608 642 742 – Monday-Friday before 5pm only

Call 01608 648 831 – Monday-Friday after 5pm and weekends/bank holidays

The first four appointments of every session can be booked in advance by staff at the health centre; after that the calls are answered by the specialist practitioner on duty. If the specialist practitioner is unable to answer the telephone due to being with a patient at the time of the call, the caller will hear an answerphone message which will recommend calling 111 – or, in an emergency – 999.

When you arrive at the Health Centre for a booked appointment with the IPCS, you must remain in your car and phone the 01608 648831 phone number. The specialist practitioner will have a short conversation with you before meeting you at the front door to take your temperature.

What can be treated at the IPCS?

Staffed by an specialist practitioner the IPCS treats the following types of injuries:

Simple injuries that cannot be treated/managed with a home first aid kit

  • Cleaning and simple stitching of wounds
  • Insect bites and stings
  • Minor burns and scalds (not involving the face, neck, feet, hands and genital area)
  • A foreign body in the eye
  • Bumps to the head where there has been no loss of consciousness
  • Bruises
  • Sprains (If the emergency care practitioner thinks that you have broken a bone you will be referred onto a minor injuries unit or an A&E department

Opening Times

Monday – Friday (excluding Bank Holidays) from 17.00 – 21.00.

Weekends and bank Holidays from 10:00 – 21.00.


Chipping Norton Integrated Primary Care Service
Chipping Norton Health Centre
Russell Way, off London Road
Chipping Norton
Tel: 01608 648831
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