A Guide to Childhood Illnesses
This guide has been designed to help parents and caregivers in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough know more about childhood illnesses, the symptoms, how to treat and when to get medical help.
From commons colds and coughs through conditions such as sepsis and scarlet fever, this guide will give you the information you need to take care of your child and let you know where to seek support, help and guidance when you and your family most need it.
There are many childhood illnesses that can be treated at home, by a pharmacist or by your GP. This leaflet gives you information on a range of illnesses, lets you know when you should seek urgent medical treatment and gives information about NHS services available in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough. It also includes the vaccinations that your child should have from birth until they start school.
More information on Group A Strep and Scarlet fever
There has been a lot of information in the news recently about Group A Strep and scarlet fever. To help parents and carers in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough we have a dedicated page about Group A Strep and scarlet fever to help.