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Parent information

Below are links to our leaflets, websites, videos and copies of leaflets by external organisations that you may find useful when caring for your child.


Leaflets produced by Oxford University Hospitals on conditions affecting children in our care

Oxfordshire Healthier Together

Developed by local healthcare professionals including Paediatricians from Oxford University Hospitals, Oxfordshire Healthier Together is a website for parents, caregivers and professionals in Oxfordshire.

Using an easy-to-follow traffic light system, you'll find clear information on common childhood illnesses, including what signs to look out for, which healthcare provider to seek help from when required and what you can do to help your child.

Parents and carers can also download the Healthier Together App. Using a self-assessment tool, the app guides them to the most appropriate healthcare provider depending on their child's symptoms and gives the option to contact them directly via the app.

General advice for parents from

Your pregnancy and baby guide

Children in hospital - videos



Bedwetting / soiling / constipation

Fever / vomiting


British Dietetic Association - Food Facts

Mental health

Moodzone - Anxiety in children


Children's Inpatient Management of Pain Service (ChIMPS)


Self harm

Video - talking about self-harm

Sexual exploitation

Healthy body - how to spot child sexual exploitation

Sleep solutions




Change 4 Life

School height and weight checks

Healthy weight

What can I do if my child is overweight?

Last reviewed:25 January 2024