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Common childhood illnesses – free info for parents

Posted on Monday 3rd February 2014
Childhood common illnesses leaflet

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