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Childhood development

Children develop in many ways and at different speeds. As your child gets older, they are not only physically growing, but developing socially and emotionally. From the moment your child is born, they are ready to explore and interact with the world. By understanding development milestones, your family can support and encourage your child as they grow, and know when to seek support.

The following information can help you with this:

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Video Appointments

We are now offering video appointments to some of our families, as part of our response to COVID-19.The decision to offer this type of appointment will be made by our clinicians and is a service for pre-booked appointments only.   Click on the link to access this service and to find out more about video appointments click here.

School Nursing


Parentline

Parentline is for parents and carers of those aged 0-19 and offers advice and support on a range of issues such as weaning, baby feeding, moving onto solid foods, minor illnesses, sleep and emotional health or to make an appointment with a health visitor.

To access Parentline, simply text 07507 331456.

ChatHealth

ChatHealth is for young people (aged 11-19) to confidentially ask for help about a range of issues, such as emotional wellbeing, diet or physical health, or to make an appointment with a school nurse.

To access ChatHealth, simply text 07507 331450.

Links to additional resources

NHS www.nhs.uk/common-health-questions/childrens-health/

NHS Smokefree www.nhs.uk/smokefree

Change for Life (food and drink advice) www.nhs.uk/change4life/

Young Minds https://youngminds.org.uk/

CHUMS (mental health and emotional wellbeing) http://chums.uk.com/

Childline www.childline.org.uk

Sleep council http://www.sleepcouncil.org.uk

Immunisation Schedule:  https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/vaccinations/nhs-vaccinations-and-when-to-have-them/

Video Appointments

We are now offering video appointments to some of our families, as part of our response to COVID-19.The decision to offer this type of appointment will be made by our clinicians and is a service for pre-booked appointments only.   Click on the link to access this service and to find out more about video appointments click here.

School Nursing


Parentline

Parentline is for parents and carers of those aged 0-19 and offers advice and support on a range of issues such as weaning, baby feeding, moving onto solid foods, minor illnesses, sleep and emotional health or to make an appointment with a health visitor.

To access Parentline, simply text 07507 331456.

ChatHealth

ChatHealth is for young people (aged 11-19) to confidentially ask for help about a range of issues, such as emotional wellbeing, diet or physical health, or to make an appointment with a school nurse.

To access ChatHealth, simply text 07507 331450.

Links to additional resources

NHS www.nhs.uk/common-health-questions/childrens-health/

NHS Smokefree www.nhs.uk/smokefree

Change for Life (food and drink advice) www.nhs.uk/change4life/

Young Minds https://youngminds.org.uk/

CHUMS (mental health and emotional wellbeing) http://chums.uk.com/

Childline www.childline.org.uk

Sleep council http://www.sleepcouncil.org.uk

Immunisation Schedule:  https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/vaccinations/nhs-vaccinations-and-when-to-have-them/

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