Wessex Healthier Together
A Wessex-wide resource, Wessex Healthier Together, has been developed for parents and healthcare staff which focus on advice and guidance for children aged under 5 years.
Apps for iPhones or androids are available.
Children and Families – Children's Services in Hampshire
Support for family life, schools and colleges, children and young people and Practitioners in Hampshire.
Download a personalised vaccination calendar, which highlights the dates your child needs to have their vaccinations by.
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.
Website: NHS: Head Lice
Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital Child Health Services
Safeguarding Children and Young People.
Childhood illness visual guide
Use this visual guide to help you identify common conditions and illnesses that may affect your child. Includes conditions such as measles, slapped cheek syndrome, chicken pox and warts.
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
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
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