Self Care for Common Ailments in Children?

The following conditions are the commonest minor ailments found in children. It is estimated that each GP spends an hour a day advising patients on minor ailments that will get better by themselves.

Please help yourself by checking the following advice before you ask to see a Clinician. If you continue to have a problem, we will be happy to see you. Please also note that you can get free treatment on a number of these illnesses by attending a Pharmacy, refer to the Common Ailments Scheme

Food Allergies

Bronchiolitis

Chest problems

Chicken Pox

Conjunctivitis

Coughs, Colds, Ear infections

Croup

Diarrhoea, Vomiting, Gastroenteritis

Fever

Flu

Hand, Foot, Mouth

Head Lice

Impetigo

Measles

Meningitis

Mouth Ulcers

Mumps

Rashes, Warts & Other skin conditions

Rubella (German Measles)

Scarlet Fever

Slapped Cheek

Temperature – What is a Temperature, how should I treat it, when should I become worried?

Threadworms

Sore Throat

Water infections

Warts & Verrucas

Whooping Cough

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