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Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

AlertCoronavirus / COVID-19

If you have a new continuous cough, a high temperature, or a loss or change to your sense of taste or smell, do not come to our hospitals. Follow the national advice on coronavirus (COVID-19).

Please find information on our services and visiting restrictions in our COVID-19 section.

Patients and visitors must wear a face covering in our hospitals.

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Cookies

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We use cookies where they are necessary for the functioning of this website or where they help us to give you the best possible experience. Our cookies are not used to identify you personally.

We also occasionally incorporate functionality from other, reputable, websites. These websites may also set cookies, known as 'third party cookies'.

You can choose whether to allow non-essential cookies by setting your cookie preferences below. Cookies necessary to the functioning of this website can be blocked or disabled by changing your browser settings (see managing your cookies), but this may affect how the website works.

List of cookies used on this website

Source Cookie Names Purpose
Browsealoud Third party - not listed We use text-to-speech software called Browsealoud to enable you to listen to and translate our website content. If you use this functionality, Texthelp (the company that produces Browsealoud) will store data in the Local Storage of your browser to allow Browsealoud to work correctly and to remember your preferences / settings. This data is not transmitted to the Texthelp servers. Browsealoud also uses Google Analytics to collect information on how Browsealoud is used. You can choose whether to allow Browsealoud cookies / local storage in your cookie preferences. For more information, go to texthelp.com.
Facebook Third party - not listed Some pages contain feeds from Facebook accounts. These will only display and set cookies if you have chosen to allow functionality from social media websites in your cookie preferences. For more information on how Facebook uses cookies, see Facebook's cookie policy.
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We use Google Analytics to collect information about how you use this website, such as which pages you have visited and the browser that you used. We don't allow Google to use or share our analytics data and we mask IP addresses. To find out more, please go to Google Analytics: Safeguarding your data. You can choose whether to allow these Google Anayltics cookies in your cookie preferences.
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YouTube Third party - not listed Some pages contain embedded YouTube videos. These will only display and set cookies if you have chosen to allow functionality from social media websites in your cookie preferences. For more information, see YouTube's embedding videos information page.

Please note: we haven't listed the names of individual third party cookies, as these aren't within our control and could change at any time.

Managing your cookies

When you first visit this website, we notify you that we use cookies and give you the choice to set your cookie preferences. You can change these preferences at any time. If you choose 'do not allow', it will:

  • Block the feature that sets cookies, so it doesn't run for you on this website.
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If you have previously allowed cookies on this website, changing your preference to 'do not allow' may not remove them. Please delete these manually if required (see below).

Deleting / blocking cookies

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