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Your Guide to Childhood Illnesses

Your Guide to Childhood Illnesses is a guide to for parents of children under six, to many childhood illnesses. It also has information about spotting the signs of a serious illness and local NHS services.
This booklet covers the following topics:
  • spotting the signs of serious illness
  • medicine cabinet essentials
  • preventing the spread of diseases
  • bronchiolitis 
  • chickenpox
  • coughs and colds
  • colic
  • conjunctivitis 
  • dental care
  • diabetes and diabetic ketoacidosis 
  • diarrhoea and vomiting
  • ear infections
  • hand, foot and mouth
  • head lice
  • meningitis 
  • mental health
  • scarlet fever
  • sepsis
  • temperatures and febrile convulsions 
  • NHS vaccination schedule
  • whooping cough
  • local health services
  • urgent care centres


10/06/2020