Common childhood illnesses – free info for parents


Posted on Monday 3 February 2014

If you are a parent or carer of a child under five years old then this new guide, Common childhood illnesses, may be useful.  

It has information on:

  • common childhood illnesses
  • what to do if your child is ill
  • what local NHS services are available, eg pharmacies, walk-in centres, A&Es
  • what kind of health issue the different services should be used for.

The guide is available online, and printed booklets are also available from health visitors and children’s centres.

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