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Minor illness

Your Health Visiting Team can give advice, when your child is unwell. If you are concerned about your baby or child’s health, then please contact your local health visiting team who will be able to help on how to care for your baby or child, signpost you to other appropriate care and advise you when to see a doctor. See our current list of health visitor clinics and venues to find the one nearest to you.  Alternatively, please look at the links below for more information on common illnesses and NHS Services.

Looking after a sick child

Diarrhea and vomiting

Common illnesses

Winter flu: why you should vaccinate your child with the nasal spray – leaflet

Where to get advice when your child is unwell – leaflet

Signs to look out for – leaflet

Which NHS service? – leaflet

Pregnancy and birth


Bliss (charity supporting parents of premature children)


NHS: service search

Oxfordshire health visitors on Facebook

‘I want great care’ patient feedback (Team Codes Abingdon and Wallingford, 1832, Banbury 1884, Bicester and Kidlington 1878, Carterton, Chipping Norton and Witney 1987, Donnington Leys and Headington 1845, Eynsham,  Long Hanborough, Woodstock & North Oxon 1845, Henley & Thame 1821, Iffley & Cowley 1850, Wantage, Farringdon and Didcot 1813, Family Nurse Partnership 1159.)

Oxfordshire County Council: find childcare

Oxfordshire County Council: health visiting teams contacts

Oxfordshire County Council: family information directory

Housing charity Shelter

Last updated: 7 December, 2018