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Helpful COVID-19 resources for families

We understand that is a very different and challenging time at the moment due to the the current situation with coronavirus (COVID-19). Our usual daily lives and routines have changed and this can be difficult for families to explain to children and young people. Below you can find different and useful resources that can help you communicate with your children about COVID-19 and the coronavirus pandemic.

For children:

Easy Read coronavirus info button

For young people:

For parents and carers: 

Something fun?

Get creative and give origami a try! Alex Ray, a member of our play team has been showcasing his creative talents and we have put together a series of origami tutorials. Below you can see Alex's first video of the 'origami samurai hat'.  You can find all of the Origami with Alex tutorials on our YouTube channel.


If music is more of your thing you can sing along with music therpaist Karen Morrison and Alex from the play team on our Facebook page.  Karen, who is funded by the Grand Appeal, has written the catchy tune 'Just Sing' which is all about doing the little things we enjoy to look after our health, staying safe and singing to have fun! You can find it here.


You can view our Trust guidance  on coronoavirus (COVID-19)  and information about visiting restrictions for wards and the emergency department  on our webpages here.