Child Health

Childhood Immunisation Clinics

The Practice Nurse can provide childhood immunisations Monday-Friday.

These are for children between the ages of 8 weeks and 5 years old and need to be pre-booked. Please remember to bring your red book with you to this appointment.

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. Find out more

Hand Foot and Mouth Disease

Hand, foot and mouth disease is a viral infection that can affect young children. Find out more

Further information

From warts and measles to chickenpox and tonsillitis, find out how to recognise some of the most common childhood conditions NHS Choices – Childhood Illness

Child Health Surveillance Clinics

Child Health Surveillance clinics are held on Tuesday lunchtime for new babies where they have an appointment with the Doctor and Practice Nurse for baby’s 8 week check and if all is well the baby will then go on to have its first set of immunisations.

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. Find out more

Chicken Pox

Chickenpox is a mild and common childhood illness that most children catch at some point. Find out more


Head lice are tiny insects that live in human hair. They’re particularly common in children. Find out more