Help in a crisis during Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic
During this COVID-19 pandemic there may have to be changes in the way some of our services work. Please contact the service directly to check how services are being delivered and follow their advice.
The national suspension on visiting inpatient areas has been lifted. Please contact the ward you wish to visit in advance for guidance and instructions for a safe visit.
If you need help in a mental health crisis during Coronavirus pandemic outside office hours please contact our crisis team: Help in a crisis
For other medical advice and support contact your your GP or visit NHS 111
Only visit your local Emergency Department for serious life-threatening conditions that need immediate medical attention including persistent severe chest pain, loss of consciousness, acute confused state, severe blood loss, serious burns, suspected stroke.
Bassetlaw Home Oxygen Service
We are a community based service in Bassetlaw. We support children and adults who need oxygen assessment and therapy.
- clinical assessment, including capillary blood gases to see if a patient would benefit from supplementary oxygen
- risk assessment to make sure that supplementary oxygen is prescribed and used safely
- ongoing support and review for all patients who need supplementary oxygen
The service is based at Retford Primary Care Centre.
The service is available Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm, excluding bank holidays.
Accessing our service
You need to be registerd with a Bassetlaw GP to accesss our service. You will need a clinician to make a referral for you.
Information for health professionals
Referral should be made by a clinician who has determined that the patient as low blood oxygen levels (hypoxia) when they are stable and at rest. Referral is via Single Point of Referral: 01777 274422