Child Health

NHS Vaccination Schedule

See the NHS Vaccination Schedule

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.

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Hand Foot and Mouth Disease

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

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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

Speech and Language Therapy

A team of paediatric Speech and Language Therapists is available across Berkshire. They can work with your child if they have difficulties with speech, language or communication and with some children who are experiencing eating and drinking difficulties.

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Early Language Skills Parent Workshop

Child Health Berkshire West

A guide for parents and carers of children aged birth – 5 years.

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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.

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Chicken Pox

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

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Headlice

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

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Babies and Children - Safety Messages

Information on how to calm a crying baby, guides to keeping your baby safe and more.

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The Berkshire Child Health App

A new app has been created with advice on a wide range of common childhood illnesses.

Download on: Android

Information poster

Parent’s Guide to common childhood illnesses and well-being