Covid 19Information Hub

Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust


RCPCH publishes new advice on use of ibuprofen and COVID-19

Following recommendations made by experts at the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, Alder Hey are recommending that parents can treat symptoms of fever or pain related to COVID-19 with either paracetamol or ibuprofen. The Commission on Human Medicines’ Expert Working Group on coronavirus (COVID-19) has concluded that there is currently insufficient evidence to...

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Liverpool GP practices open on Easter bank holidays

Local NHS health services will be open on the Easter bank holidays to help support those who needs urgent health advice or care. GP practices are normally closed on bank holidays, but this year all practices will be open as usual on the Easter bank holidays – Good Friday (10th April) and Easter Monday (13th...

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COVID 19: Outpatient Pharmacy Deliveries

Outpatient Pharmacy Deliveries for patients who normally get their medicines from Alder Hey. To reduce the number of patient visits to the hospital the pharmacy department are arranging to deliver your medicines to your home address. Please request your medicines in the usual way, and we will contact you to arrange delivery. Please note that...

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Visiting arrangements at Alder Hey

In order to protect patients, staff and the public we have introduced new visiting arrangements. We want to maintain contact and support between patients and their families and carers, whilst ensuring that we take measures that prevent the spread of the infection. These measures reduce the possibility of the virus inadvertently being brought into the...

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Alder Hey Helpline

We have created a dedicated helpline and email address in case of concerns or questions relating to care of a patient or an appointment. During the COVID-19 outbreak we are reducing some of our planned and less urgent services. This has resulted in us postponing some appointments. If you have any questions or concerns relating...

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‘Your NHS Needs You’ – NHS Call For Volunteer Army

The NHS is “rallying the troops” for the war on coronavirus, with volunteers being called up to help vulnerable people stay safe and well at home. The nation is looking for up to 250,000 volunteers to help up to 1.5 million people who have been asked to shield themselves from coronavirus because of underlying health conditions....

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Changes to Liverpool Walk In Centre services

Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust, which operates the four Liverpool NHS walk in centres, has announced changes to how it will operate during the coronavirus outbreak. Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust, which operates the four Liverpool NHS walk in centres, has announced changes to how it will operate during the coronavirus outbreak. Following guidance from...

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Advice for patients with CHD

The Cogenital Heart Network for the North West has issued guidance for patients with CHD, and other cardiac conditions, during the covid-19 outbreak. You can find the latest guidance by click the below link. Latest CHN Guidance

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Update regarding cancelled appointments

During this time, we are doing our utmost to maintain our services to patients who are unwell and urgently need our care. To do this, we need to reduce some of our planned and less urgent work. This has resulted in us cancelling some appointments. We are doing this to support our staff, who are...

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