Emergency help

Your GP

 Use this link to find your nearest doctor and other health services.

Getting support from Carers Oxfordshire

If you need help and advice about social care needs (support to live independently, help in the home or residential care), call Carers Oxfordshire at 0345 050 7666. Staff will help you to contact the services you need.

You can also:

Hours are Monday to Thursday, 8.30 am to 5pm; Friday, 8.30 am to 4pm.

Out of hours and bank holidays: Contact the Emergency Duty Team at 0800 833408.

All calls will be taken by an experienced social worker.

Emergency Carers’ Support Service

If an emergency occurs,  arrangements can be made for the person you care for to be provided with support and replacement care. You can register your details with the Emergency Carers’ Support Service.

Carers' emergency card scheme

Carrying a carer's emergency card identifies you as a carer and the person he cares for, in case of an emergency. More information on the NHS Videos website.

Other helplines

  • Samaritans has centres in Banbury and Oxford 08457 90 90 90
  • NHS - Carers Direct Helpline - 0808 802 0202. Free confidential information and advice for carers. Lines are open 9am-8pm, Monday to Friday, except bank holidays, and 11am to 4pm at weekends. Calls are free from UK landlines and mobile phones or you can request a free call back. You can also ask for a call back in one of more than 170 languages. Find out more.
  • Useful links for carers.
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