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Oxford Children's Hospital

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COVID-19 information

We continue to do everything we can to keep our patients and their families safe.

If you have any concerns about your child's health or wellbeing, you should seek the appropriate medical advice - care is available in our Emergency Departments.

If you're unsure about what to do, there is advice on common childhood illnesses at the link below:

Healthier Together Oxfordshire

You can also use NHS 111 online.


We understand that children can be worried about COVID-19, and not fully understand what it means for them and their families. Below are some resources you may find useful.

For children

Videos on YouTube

Books / e-books

Other resources

BBC Newsround

For parents/carers

What parents need to know about COVID-19
Healthier Together / Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health

Emerging Minds

Mental health

Oxfordshire Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS)

24/7 helpline

Children and young people: 01865 904998

Adults: 01865 9041997

Last reviewed:12 October 2023