To protect health, well-being and human rights of individuals. Every human children, young people or vulnerable adults have a right to live free from any type of abuse, harm and neglect.
Different Types of Child Abuse:
Domestic abuse can seriously harm children and young people well-being or mental health. Witnessing domestic abuse-is child abuse, which is really distressing and scary for a child, and causes serious harm. Children living in a home where domestic abuse is happening are at risk of other types of abuse too.
A child is sexually abused when they are forced or persuaded to take part in sexual activities. Sometimes the child won't understand that what's happening to them is abuse.
It is the most common form of child abuse. It is failure to meet a child's basic needs, for example a child may be left hungry or dirty, without adequate clothing, shelter, supervision, medical or health care.
Online abuse is any type of abuse that happens online, on web, through social media or mobile phones.
Physical abuse means hurting a child causing injuries such as bruises, broken bones, burns or cuts.
Emotional abuse can involve deliberately trying to scare or humiliate a child or isolating or ignoring them.
Child sexual exploitation is a type of sexual abuse. Children in exploitative situations and relationships receive something such as gifts, money or affection as a result of performing sexual activities or others performing sexual activities on them.
Female genital mutilation (FGM) is a procedure where the female genitals are deliberately cut, injured or changed, FGM is usually carried out on young girls between infancy and the age of 15, most commonly before puberty starts. It is illegal in the UK and is child abuse.
Bullying is behaviour that hurts someone else – such as name calling, hitting, pushing, spreading rumours, threatening or undermining someone. It can happen anywhere – at school, at home or online. It’s usually repeated over a long period of time and can hurt a child both physically and emotionally.
Child trafficking and modern slavery are child abuse. Children are recruited, moved or transported and then exploited, forced to work or sold.
Grooming is when someone builds an emotional connection with a child to gain their trust for the purposes of sexual abuse, sexual exploitation or trafficking.
Harmful sexual behaviour includes might be using sexually explicit words and phrases, inappropriate touching or using sexual violence or threats
For more information about Children Safeguarding and how to identify the signs of abuse please visit http://www.oscb.org.uk/about-us/
What is OSCB?
Oxfordshire Safeguarding Children Board (OSCB) is the means by which organisations in Oxfordshire come together to agree on how they will cooperate with one another to safeguard and promote the welfare of children. The role of the Oxfordshire Safeguarding Children Board (OSCB) is to scrutinise and monitor this process, and to ensure that local agencies co-operate and work well to achieve this
Abuse and neglect of vulnerable adults
There are different forms of abuse and neglect
This is typically an incident or pattern of incidents of controlling, coercive or threatening behaviour, violence or abuse by someone who is, or has been, an intimate partner or family member.
This includes some forms of harassment, slurs or unfair treatment relating to your:
This could be someone stealing money or other valuables from you. Or it might be that someone appointed to look after your money on your behalf is using it inappropriately or coercing you to spend it in a way you're not happy with.
Internet scams and doorstep crime are also common forms of financial abuse.
Neglect includes not being provided with enough food or with the right kind of food, or not being taken proper care of.
Leaving you without help to wash or change dirty or wet clothes, not getting you to a doctor when you need one or not making sure you have the right medicines all count as neglect.
Abuse in your home
You're more at risk of abuse at home if:
Please visit http://www.osab.co.uk/about-us/ and find more information about Safeguarding Adults
What is OSAB?
The Oxfordshire Safeguarding Adults Board (OSAB) is a multi-agency partnership that promotes the development of adult safeguarding work throughout Oxfordshire.
Our practice nurses are specially trained to provide nursing care to patients in our practice.
You can consult with them directly (you do not have to see the doctor first) during Open Surgery (morning) and by appointments (afternoon).
Our nurses offer a wide range of services such as
On Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday mornings we have our practice Health Care Assistant here to take blood, carry out new patient health checks, and attend to dressings.
Our minor surgery clinic is held on a Thursday. This is run by Dr Rohit Kotnis.
Fridays 2:30pm – 3:30pm
(For Healthy Babies and Under Fives)
A nurse will give immunisations to the under fives.
We have a midwife here on Friday morning between 9:00am and 1:00pm.
She provides antenatal care during your pregnancy.
All our doctors and our practice nurses are trained to give advice, and offer a full range of services including emergency contraception, or you can attend the Family Planning Clinic at Raglan House, Between Towns Road. You may also call the clinic on 01865 456666.
Patients are contacted to attend for a blood test and have a follow up appointment with the practice nurse to discuss their results and receive advice on prevention of heart disease through diet and exercise and medication.
Patients are contacted and invited to attend consultations with our practice nurse to monitor both their condition and medication.
The practice nurse can provide advice and vaccinations appropriate for your travel abroad. We recommend that you see her at least a month before you travel to ensure completion of the full course of recommended vaccines. Each traveller needs their own individual appointment. Please ensure that you mention you require travel service when booking your appointment as a double appointment needs to be booked.
You will also be advised as to the cost of vaccinations as some of these are not covered under NHS services.
Our practice nurse will advise you about any immunisations you should have to keep up to date.
We encourage patients with chronic medical conditions or over sixty-five years old to have a flu vaccination annually. These clinics are held between September and February.
Our practice nurse offers a wide range of advice and support to help you maintain a healthy lifestyle e.g. stopping smoking, exercise, menopause and dietary advice.
She is now available at our Practice every Wednesday and Friday afternoon, she can see the patients for:
District Nurses are specially trained to address nursing needs and provide care to patients in their own homes.
They care for a wide range of people including post operative surgical patients, people with long term medical problems, and palliative care needs.
Our District Nurses are based at East Oxford Health Centre and can be contacted on 01865 264947. An answer machine may pick up your call; however, the messages are listened to throughout the day.
The team is also based in the same building as the District Nurses.
Health Visitors can help with a broad range of issues and support for children, primarily under five and their families. They can be contacted on 01865 264967 where an answer phone will take messages if they are unavailable.
The midwife holds a regular weekly antenatal clinic on Friday mornings by appointment. The GPs and Midwives share antenatal care at St Clements.
AIM: To be sensitive, respectful of the patients' dignity and confidentiality
Our Clinicial will
Our Chaperone will
The chaperone will stand within the privacy curtain and will make you feel comfortable. They will make eye contact with you without making you feel uncomfortable. They will reassure you if they sense signs of distress or discomfort and ask if you require the clinician to pause or stop.
At the end of the examination / procedure
Our chaperone will
If you are concerned at all after the examination please ask to speak to the chaperone in attendance BEFORE leaving the practice.A confidential discreet discussion will be offered.
Our Trained Chaperones are:
Jenny EdmondsDee TaborPam DrummDenise CleggSandra SwitekEmmy Brasha GMC - "Maintaining Boundaries - Intimate Examinations 2013"
We offer a confidential service to our young patients and are here to discuss any health issues and offer information and advice on contraception or other personal problems. If you want to see the Practice Nurse or Doctor on your own – you can!
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The Surgery is able to provide advice and guidance in the following areas:
Sexual Health advice or concerns
Mental health issues such as depression
Examination medical certificates
General health issues
Our Services The PMS services provided by our GPs are defined under the Standard Personal Medical Services Contract. These services are mainly split into three groups:
Essential services We provide essential services for people who have health conditions from which they are expected to recover, chronic disease management and general management of terminally ill patients.Our core services include:
Additional services Our additional services include:
Enhanced services Our enhanced services include:
Other services Our Practice also offers services including:• Child health and development• Dressing clinics• Ear wax and syringing• ECGs (electrical heart trace)• End of life care• Epilepsy• Lung testing (spirometry)• Medication review • Mental health• Pregnancy testing and contraceptive advice• Stop smoking support• Travel advice & Immunisation
Non-NHS Services Our Practice also provides services which are non NHS and are paid for by the patient. These services include:• Insurance claims forms• Non NHS vaccinations• Prescription for taking medication abroad• Private sick notes• Pre-employment and HGV medicals• Vaccination certificates
Patient Guide to GP Service
Patient Access Repeat Prescriptions Instructions
St Clements Surgery Patient Participation Group meets 4 times a year to discuss matters pertinents to the NHS. For more information, please see the poster below and contact the Practice Manager.
PPG Recruitment Poster 2016
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