For more information please contact the Health Visitor 01794 514162
You may be asked to leave a message on their answerphone.
The Dangers of Water
This short video highlights the risks of leaving babies and infants unsupervised near water or open windows, particularly when parents and carers get distracted.
Sugar Swaps For Kids
Help your child cut back with great sugar swap ideas and discover easy ways to make a swap when you next shop.
Parents will receive automatic appointments for their children, according to the national schedule. Please feel free to discuss your child’s immunisations with the doctor or nurse. Clinics are held on Tuesday afternoons. Book an appointment 01794 518035
Slapped Cheek Syndrome
Slapped cheek syndrome is a viral infection that’s most common in children, It usually causes a bright red rash to develop on the cheeks.
Website: NHS: Slapped Cheek Syndrome
Chickenpox is a mild and common childhood illness that most children catch at some point.
Website: NHS: Chickenpox
Head lice are tiny insects that live in human hair. They’re particularly common in children.
Improving the health of children and young people in Dorset, Hampshire and the Isle of Wight.
Solent Children’s Therapy
Solent Children’s Therapy offers a Telephone Advice Line that is open to anybody wishing to seek informal therapy advice, or who is concerned that a child might need input from the Service.
If you have concerns about a child’s physical or communication development, call the advice line on 0300 300 2019 (Mon – Fri 08:00 – 18:00).
What Happens When a Child is Not Brought to Their Appointment?
Please see the NHS leaflet regarding the Local Safeguarding Children Board’s guidance we follow when a child is not brought to their health appointment.
NHS Vaccination Schedule
Wessex Healthier Together
The LMC (Local Medical Council) has been working with local Paediatricians and Children’s Services in the “Wessex Healthier Together” project.
Fever in Children
A fever is a high temperature. As a general rule, in children, a temperature of over 37.5C (99.5F) is a fever.
Website: NHS: Fever in Children
Hand Foot and Mouth Disease
Hand, foot and mouth disease is a viral infection that can affect young children.
Website: NHS: Hand Foot and Mouth Disease
From warts and measles to chickenpox and tonsillitis, find out how to recognise some of the most common childhood conditions NHS – Childhood Illness