Willow Group has been selected and approved to take part in the COVID-19 PRINCIPLE Trial which is being run by the University of Oxford. Our GP lead for the study is Dr Madeleine Taylor.

The PRINCIPLE Trial aims to find treatments that reduce hospital admission and improve symptoms for people with COVID-19.

We will be sending invitations by text message to potentially eligible patients.

In order to be eligible to take part you must be age 65 or over OR age 50-64 with one of the following underlying illnesses:

  • High blood pressure and/or heart disease
  • Asthma or lung disease
  • Weakened immune system due to serious illness or medication (eg chemotherapy)
  • Diabetes not treated with insulin
  • Stroke or neurological problems
  • Liver disease

Further information is available on the Primary Care Clinical Trials Unit website

The surgery is closed for staff training.


If you require urgent medical attention, please call 111.


If you have Coronavirus symptoms (high temperature, a new continuous cough or loss/change of sense of taste/smell), please call 119.


In a life-threatening emergency, call 999.


Willow Group will be open again on Tuesday 6 April 2021.