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Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Children's Services

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Paediatric Infectious Disease and Immunology

We provide a tertiary paediatric infectious disease and immunology service, based in the University Department of Paediatrics, for the Thames Valley area, Northamptonshire and parts of Wiltshire and Gloucestershire.

The service provided includes:

  • regional paediatric infectious diseases
  • regional paediatric immunology and primary immunodeficiency service
  • regional paediatric HIV service
  • joint microbiology/paediatric infectious disease clinical consultation service
  • vaccine clinic
  • immunisation advice line for clinicians:
  • VACCSline: 0845 279 9878
  • Email: vaccs.line@paediatrics.ox.ac.uk

The department includes the Oxford Vaccine Group, which carries out clinical trials for evaluation of new and improved vaccines.

Staff

  • Professor Andrew J Pollard
    Honorary Consultant, Group Head
    Professor of Paediatric Infection and Immunity
    Oxford University, Children's Hospital
  • Dr Shelley Segal
    Consultant in Paediatrics and Paediatric Infectious Disease
    Children's Hospital
  • Dr Dominic Kelly
    Consultant in Paediatrics and Paediatric Infectious Disease and Biomedical Research Centre Consultant in Vaccinology
    Children's Hospital
  • Dr Thomas Williams
    Honorary Consultant
    Children's Hospital
  • Dr Matthew Snape
    Consultant in Paediatrics and Biomedical Research Centre Consultant in Vaccinology
    Children's Hospital

Find us and contact us

The paediatric infectious disease service is based in the Children's Hospital, on the John Radcliffe Hospital site.

Initial contact with this service should be made via your GP.

The Oxford Vaccine Group is based at the Centre for Clinical Vaccinology and Tropical Medicine at the Churchill Hospital.