Common childhood illnesses
NHS Choices is a great place to get information about common childhood illnesses.
For example, their section on common infectious diseases, which also has some slides showing common baby rashes.
There’s also their excellent visual guide to common childhood illnesses.
For guidance on how long to keep children off school for various illnesses, click here.
Childhood immunisation appointments are sent automatically by the Local Health Trust. Please contact reception if you think your child is overdue. For more information on the childhood immunisation schedule please click here.
Child health surveillance
We provide a full Child Health Surveillance service in co-operation with our Health Visitors. Appointments will be sent for all children under five registered with the practice to be seen at 6-8 weeks and 4 years for development checks. Please make an appointment with your doctor when your child is four years old for this pre-school check.
Some other resources for people looking after children
Information for patients about Female Genital Mutilation.