Oakenhurst Medical Practice

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

Coronavirus Self Swabbing

Oakenhurst Medical Practice are working with the Unviersity of Oxford to provide a self swab to patients who may have coronavirus. Eligible patients would need to speak to a member of our research team who will determine if they meet the criteria for participation.

If you presently have symptoms or your symptoms started less than 7 days ago and you have symptoms of:

  1. Fever and/or your temperature is over 37.8C
  2. Persistent cough; (What is a continuous / persistent cough? A new, continuous cough means coughing a lot for more than an hour, or 3 or more coughing episodes in 24 hours (if you usually have a cough, it may be worse than usual).

you may be eligible for a self swab test to determine if you have coronavirus.

Please get in touch with the practice on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays for further details. We will need your up to date mobile and email address also if possible.

For a video demonstration on how to take the self swab, please click on this link or copy to your browser: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0km2rBQ-nbs&list=PLA__2hlrhhYonDSJYH0Y2WnyS2qMqmGUj&index=5

PLEASE CONTACT THE PRACTICE ON 01254617101 IF YOU WISH TO TAKE PART.

Unfortunately this study is only available to present Oakenhurst Medical Practice patients at this moment in time.