Oakenhurst Medical Practice

Oakenhurst Medical Practice, Barbara Castle Way Health Centre, Simmons Street, Blackburn, BB2 1AX

Covid-19 Research Help

Oakenhurst Medical Practice is supporting the effort from Public Health England and Oxford University to provide support in managing the Covid-19 epidemic.

We are in a position to offer a blood test to check if you have already have immunity against Covid-19. Please access the ‘Coronavirus Surveillance’ tab for more details or use this link: https://www.oakenhurstmedicalpractice.nhs.uk/covid-19-research-help/coronavirus-surveillance/

If you are presently experiencing symptoms of a fever and cough lasting less than 7 days, then please contact the surgery on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays to see if you are eligible for a self swab. Please see the ‘Coronavirus self swabbing’ tab for more details alternatively you can use this link: https://www.oakenhurstmedicalpractice.nhs.uk/covid-19-research-help/coronavirus-self-swabbing/

We are also offering patients over 65 and those between 50-64 the opportunity to take part in the PRINCIPLE trial. This is looking at the role of hydroxychloroquine on coronavirus. If you wish to take part please contact the surgery on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays to see if you are eligible for the PRINICPLE trial. Please see the ‘PRINCIPLE trial’ tab for more details. https://www.oakenhurstmedicalpractice.nhs.uk/covid-19-research-help/principle-trial/