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In an Emergency…

POLICE SERVICES

In an emergency,  such as when crime is in progress, when there is danger to life or when violence is being used or threatened, always call 999

To contact local police services when it is not an emergency call 101

The e-mail for the local police service is ChippingNortonNeighbourhood@thamesvalley.pnn.police.uk

HEALTH EMERGENCIES

Call 999 or if you think the problem may be less urgent, call 111.

The nearest Accident and Emergency hospital is the Horton (open 24 hours) in Banbury on Oxford Rd, OX16 9AL. A Minor Injuries Unit (closes at 8 p.m.) is available in Witney on Welch Way OX28 6JJ. Both these facilities are about 30-40 minutes drive away.

If your the health problem is not serious enough to call 999,  there is a First Aid Unit at Chipping Norton Hospital Outpatients Department at the Hospital on Russell Way, off London Road OX7 5FA. It is open 5-9 p.m. on weekdays and 10 a.m.-9 p.m. at the weekends and on Bank Holidays. 01608 648233.

If you do need to call an Ambulance, you may also be attended by the First Responder service, whereby a trained volunteer will come straight away and provide vital treatment and support in what can be the crucial moments before an ambulance crew can get to you. This service is supported by charitable donations and relies on local volunteers.

Chadlington has an Automated External Defibrillator (known as an AED) – located in Abbeyfield porch on Chipping Norton Road, opposite Chadlington Quality Foods and Slatters Butchers. There are instructions on its use in the installation and you can look up video instructions on the British Heart Foundation website Call 999 first if you suspect a heart attack.

Other Emergencies

If you are in need of help during severe weather events, power cuts or other household emergencies the Parish Council and Good Neighbours scheme has produced this short leaflet, giving advice and local telephone numbers to call for assistance from volunteers who live nearby.

See this Good Neighbours leaflet

 

 

 

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