Infants and Children under 5
Health Visitors for Goring and Woodcote area are covered by the Chiltern Villages Health Visiting Team
They have a useful website packed with information and links to resources that will keep you up to date with local services
Health Visitors are qualified nurses or midwives with specialist public health training. They are trained in child development and protecting children. They are able to support you in pregnancy and will see you once your baby is born. They are also able to provide support and advice to you within child health clinics and at any time until your child turns five years of age.
Their teams also include community staff nurses, nursery nurses and health care support workers
They are available Monday to Friday, 9.00 am to 5.00 pm
Please text Chathealth Parentline on 07312 263081 for any support or advice you require regarding the health or well being of your child and they will contact you with a reply, advice or a plan to arrange a meeting
The direct dial telephone number for appointments is 0118 972 1610
Their email address is: [email protected]
They hold local appointment only weight review clinics and can often visit patients in their own homes if needed.
Health visitors work to promote equal health opportunities, promote health and provide services to individuals, families and communities.
Children aged 5-19
School nurses work in partnership with other agencies to offer support to school-aged children, young people and their families on many issues. Find them on Facebook.
There is a team of school health nurses who provide a service all year round, the team covering our area are based at Wallingford Community Hospital. They can help with a wide range of conditions and offer support and education to patients, families and schools
Their website contains lots of useful information
They can be contacted by phone 01865 904845 or by email [email protected]
By Text messaging service ChatHealth using our Parentline 07312 263227
Young people aged 11-19 can contact school nurses through our Chat Health 11-19 text messaging service on 07312 263084
There is also lots of useful information about mental wellbeing, emergency contraception, sexual health, relationships, drug and alcohol advice for this age group on https://oxme.info/health