Emergencies - On call & out of hours service


We do not offer a private out-of-hours emergency service. We will try to help if we can, but the 24/7 emergency service is provided by the NHS.

Mr. Milford is one of nine ENT Consultants sharing the NHS ENT emergency rota for Oxford, Banbury and High Wycombe, and is on-call with the team 1:9 weeks.

ENT Oxford Emergency on-call service (NHS)

24/7 service

SSIP Ward, West Wing, John Radcliffe Hospital, Headley Way, Oxford OX3 9DU

Tel : 01865 741166

Note this is not a walk-in service, you need to be referred in - for example by your general practitioner, or via an Accident and Emergency doctor.

Private Patients

Monday – Friday 09.00 – 17.00 please telephone 01865 792139 for advice.

  • we will do our best to help you, but cannot guarantee to be available 24 hours per day
  • if you get the answering machine, and the query is not very urgent, please leave a message & we will get back to you as soon as possible
  • if you need an urgent appointment and we are not available, please call the Manor Hospital , Oxford and ask for an urgent appointment with one of our ENT Consultant colleagues
  • if you do need to see another doctor, please take with you the copies of our clinical letters.

In case of severe bleeding or airway / breathing problems

Call 999 for ambulance or go to nearest Accident & Emergency department.