Children 0-5 Years Health

Useful Links to Support You in Caring For Your Child

 

 

 

        Please note

        Where two or more injections are required at once, these should ideally be given in different limbs. Where this is not possible, injections in the              same limb should be given 2.5cm apart.

 

Looking after a sick child

 

Physical activity guidelines for children (under 5 years)

 

Childrens Health

There is a good guide on the NHS website which describes various conditions affecting children. There is advice on how to diagnose them, how to treat them and if further advice should be consulted.

NHS childhood illness slideshow

Guide for Parents & Carers of children aged birth to 5 years

Having an ill child can be a very scary experience for parents. If you understand more about the illness it can help you to feel more in control. This booklet is for parents (and older children) and deals with common infections in children who are normally healthy.

 

Common Childhood Illnesses - Guide for parents & carers of children aged birth - 5 years.pdf

NHS Choices Conditions and Treatments

See the NHS Choices Conditions and Treatments browser for an in-depth description of many common health issues.

These links all come from trusted resources but if you are unsure about these or any other medical matters please contact your doctor or pharmacist for advice.