Help in a crisis during Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic

During this COVID-19 pandemic there may be changes in the way some of our services work. Contact the service directly to check how services are being delivered and follow their advice.

Some of our services now offer video consultations. You should speak to your clinician if this is something you would like them to consider. You can find out more about video consultation here.

Visiting: 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 the COVID-19 pandemic outside office hours please contact our crisis team: Help in a crisis

For other medical advice and support contact 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 breathlessness, severe blood loss, serious burns or 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.

We provide:

  • 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

 

Clinical lead

Wendy Bradford

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