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Minor illness

Your Health Visiting Team can give advice, when your child is unwell. If you are concerned about your baby or child’s health, then please contact your local health visiting team who will be able to help on how to care for your baby or child, signpost you to other appropriate care and advise you when to see a doctor. See our current list of health visitor clinics and venues to find the one nearest to you.  Alternatively, please look at the links below for more information on common illnesses and NHS Services.

Looking after a sick child

Diarrhea and vomiting

Common illnesses

Winter flu: why you should vaccinate your child with the nasal spray – leaflet

Where to get advice when your child is unwell – leaflet

Signs to look out for – leaflet

Pregnancy and birth


Bliss (charity supporting parents of premature children)

Last updated: 26 February, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19): We are not allowing visitors to any of our hospital or inpatient sites in order to protect our patients and staff who care for them from the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus). This is with effect from Monday 23 March 2020 until further notice.