Child health

  • If your child is unwell

    It can be very worrying if your child is unwell. Most child illnesses are self limiting and will get better with a little tender loving care. The leaflet below is very helpful.

    What to do if your child is unwell (PDF)

  • When to worry

    Having an ill child can be a very scary experience for parents.
    If you understand more about the illness it can help you to feel
    more in control. This booklet is for parents (and older children)
    and deals with common infections in children who are normally

    When to worry (PDF)

  • Rashes in babies and children

    Many things can cause a rash in babies and children, and they’re often nothing to worry about.

    The NHS provide support for identifying some of the common rashes in babies and children.

    NHS: Rashes in babies and children

  • NHS vaccinations and when to have them

    It’s important that vaccines are given on time for the best protection. Check the dates your child needs to have their vaccinations by and contact your GP.

    NHS vaccinations and when to have them

  • Start for Life

    Trusted NHS help and advice during pregnancy, birth and parenthood.

    Start for Life