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Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Coronavirus / COVID-19

If you have a new continuous cough and/or high temperaturedo not come to our hospitalsFollow the national advice and stay at home for seven days

Important information about our services and restrictions on visiting our hospitals can be found in the COVID-19 section.

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Sickness / Absence reporting

Contact FirstCare on 0333 321 8086 if you are going to be absent from work due to sickness or unplanned, non-medical absence (such as care of a dependant).

FirstCare is open 24/7.

If your absence is because of illness, FirstCare will offer you confidential medical advice and support from registered general nurses during your absence from work. Once reported, your absence will remain OPEN until you contact FirstCare and CLOSE it with your date and time of returning to work. The relevant information that you give will be sent to your line manager(s) along with guidance on how they may best support you during your absence.

For further information, please consult your FirstCare leaflet or view the OUH intranet (available to staff only).