News

  • PRACTICE CLOSED 22ND MAY 2024 FROM 13:00 – 18:30
    Dear Patients, All GP Practices in Blackburn with Darwen will be Closed on Wednesday 22nd May 2024 from 13:00 – 18:30 for Protected Learning Time.  This enables practices to provide dedicated training to their staff and to discuss and plan ways that will allow them to improve services, meet demand and support the wellbeing of staff.  If… Read more: PRACTICE CLOSED 22ND MAY 2024 FROM 13:00 – 18:30
  • EASTER BANK HOLIDAY INFORMATION
  • Measles
    NHS England urges those unprotected against measles to come forward for their vaccinations. Measles cases are continuing to rise across England, with a number of unvaccinated children and adults requiring hospital as infections take hold.  This month, millions of parents and carers in England are being contacted by the NHS to book their children in… Read more: Measles
  • Community Engagement Research Festival
    The Community Engagement Research Festival is taking place this Saturday 2 March 2024 11am -2pm at the Blackburn Central Library, it is a public event and free for anyone to attend. 
  • Important General Information – X-Ray Times
    Radiology Department Current opening times for X-rays at all our sites Site Opening times Accrington Victoria Community Hospital Open Access – No booking requiredMonday to Friday 9.15am – 4.30pmOr pre-bookable appointments availableMonday to Friday 5.00pm – 8.00pm Saturday & Sunday 9.00am – 8.00pm No query fractures or recent trauma of the Spine, Pelvis, Hips or… Read more: Important General Information – X-Ray Times
  • ADVICE FOR FASTING AND DIABETES DURING RAMADHAN
  • Family Health Fair 2023
    North and West are holding a health day on Saturday November the 25th at The Grand Venue, open to all patients in Blackburn with Darwen. The idea is to have a mix of primary care, community and local services, pharmacies and social groups providing information and support to local residents. Aiming to promote local services, create community… Read more: Family Health Fair 2023
  • Macmillan Coffee Morning 2023
    The practice came together to hold our Macmillan Coffee Morning on Friday 29th September 2023. What is the Macmillan Coffee Morning? Macmillan’s Coffee Morning is the biggest fundraising event to support people living with cancer. The money raised at the Coffee Morning will help many living with cancer to live life as fully as they… Read more: Macmillan Coffee Morning 2023
  • Important Announcement: Phone number changes
    We will have our new phone line switched on Monday 22nd May 12pm (noon). The 01254617101 will no longer function Our new phone number will be 01254 915823
  • MyGP App
    Need Help Using the MyGP App? “The easiest way to manage you and your loved ones’ wellbeing” For help and advice on how to register and use the MyGP App can be found on the following links below. Download the App for iPhone or Android phones at: https://www.mygp.com/user/ How does a patient register onto the app?… Read more: MyGP App
  • Patient Participation Group
    Would you like to be involved in regular discussions on how to improve care at Oakenhurst? Do you have ideas on how we can work better together? If so, please get in touch with the practice on 01254 915823 and ask to enrol the Patient Participation Group. A member of the team will be in… Read more: Patient Participation Group
  • Smoking Cessation
  • NHS App
    From your smartphone visit: www.mygp.io/app
  • Mental Wellbeing Workshops
  • Back pain
    For those who have been signposted due to back pain by the GP: please click on this link for further information on exercises and advice to manage your back pain. https://elht.nhs.uk/services/integrated-msk-pain-and-rheumatology-service
  • Lung Checks
  • Patient Accessibility
    IF YOU HAVE A DISABILITY, HEARING OR VISUAL LOSS AND NEED US TO COMMUNICATE WITH YOU IN A PARTICULAR WAY, PLEASE LET ANY OF THE TEAM KNOW.
  • Confidentiality Statement
  • Patient Survey results – Surgery Opening Times
    Please click on the link below to read the patient survey results on our Opening Times. -Patient-survey-on-Oakenhurst-Medical-Practice-Surgery-Opening-Times-2
  • Care Navigation
    Care Navigation is tried and tested mode of care that improves access to primary care services for patients and reduces GP pressures all in one.  It allows front line staff to provide patients with more information about local health and well being services, both within and outside of  primary care, in a safe and effective… Read more: Care Navigation
  • GP Extended Access – Spoke Appointments
    Did you know that there are GP appointments available on Saturday and Sunday mornings each week at Barbara Castle Way Health Centre.  These ‘spoke’ clinics are provided at the Family Practice on Level 2.  You can book these appointments through our surgery by phoning 01254 915823 – option 1. (they do not take direct bookings… Read more: GP Extended Access – Spoke Appointments
  • Medicines for Minor Ailments
      Click on the link below for further information. Self Care Flyer