Children’s Health

Children’s Health

Infants require regular NHS check-ups to ensure they’re developing well and these are key to monitoring your child’s progress.

Of course, children can experience a wide variety of ailments and illnesses too. If your child is displaying symptoms or something just doesn’t feel right, a healthcare professional at your GP practice will be happy to conduct a comprehensive examination to determine the cause.

Children

Local Services

Health visiting team – Contact Health Visiting team on 0300 123 0755 between 9.30am-16.30pm, Monday to Friday.

Well baby clinic times:
www.cheshireeast.gov.uk/livewell/care-and-support-for-children/childrens-centres/macclesfield-collaboration-childrens-centres/macclesfield-collaboration-children-centres

Breastfeeding support:
www./livewellservices.cheshireeast.gov.uk/Services/3438/Cherubs-Breastfeedin

Parenting community information:
www.eastcheshire.mumbler.co.uk

Continence services – Please see your GP for a referral:
www.eastcheshire.nhs.uk/Our-Services/bladder-and-bowel-children

Mental health services:
www.justdropin.co.uk
www.visyon.org.uk
https://www.mymind.org.uk

Local Autism support:
www.space4autism.com

Physical activity

www.oneyoucheshireeast.org/family-health

Young carers support

www.livewellservices.cheshireeast.gov.uk/Services/845

National Services

Vaccination schedule babies & children:
www.nhs.uk/conditions/vaccinations/childhood-vaccines-timeline

Using paracetamol after Meningitis B vaccine:
www.assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/717281/PHE_paracetamol-menB-A4-2018_01.pdf

HPV vaccine:
www.nhs.uk/conditions/vaccinations/hpv-human-papillomavirus-vaccine

Breastfeeding support:
www.breastfeedingnetwork.org.uk/breastfeeding-support
www.nct.org.uk/baby-toddler/feeding/early-days/breastfeeding-support-nct

Mental health support:
www.childline.org.uk
www.themix.org.uk/about-us
www.youngminds.org.uk
www.papyrus-uk.org
www.calmharm.co.uk

Parenting advice:
www.familylives.org.uk

Continence support:
www.eric.org.uk
www.bbuk.org.uk/children-young-people

Advice about minor illness in children:
www.catchapp.co.uk

Digital safeguarding

www.thinkuknow.co.uk
www.ceop.police.uk/safety-centre

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