Child Health Advice
Download a personalised vaccination calendar, which highlights the dates your child needs to have their vaccinations by.
Download from: www.nhs.uk
Childhood illness visual guide
Use this visual guide to help you identify common conditions and illnesses that may affect your child. Includes conditions such as measles, slapped cheek syndrome, chicken pox and warts.
Parents and young people in Oxfordshire can now text Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust health visitors and school health nurses for advice and support.
ChatHealth has three numbers – each aimed at meeting the needs of specific groups. These are parents of children aged 0-4, parents of children aged 5-11 and young people themselves aged 11-19. Messages will be assigned to the most appropriately skilled healthcare professional rostered for the service that day.
Text (0-4 years): 07312 263081
Text (5-11 years): 07312 263227
Text (11-19 years): 07312 263084
Website (0-4 years): www.chathealth.nhs.uk
Website (5-11 years): www.chathealth.nhs.uk
Website (11-19 years): www.chathealth.nhs.uk
Health Visiting Service
Health visitors are registered nurses/midwives who have additional training in community public health nursing. They provide a professional public health service based on best evidence of what works for individuals, families, groups and communities; enhancing health and reducing health inequalities through a proactive, universal service for all children 0-5 years and for vulnerable populations targeted according to need.
The Healthier Together programme relies upon patients and healthcare professionals working together to improve how local healthcare is delivered. The website provides advice for parents, and clinical resources to support healthcare professionals – which means that your child is likely to receive consistently high-quality care, irrespective of which healthcare professional they see.