Child Health

NSPCC

If you’re worried about a child, even if you’re unsure, contact NSPCC professional counsellors for help, advice and support.

Telephone: 0808 800 5000

Website: www.nspcc.org.uk

Childline

Childline offers free, confidential advice and support for any child 18 years or under, whatever the worry.

Telephone: 0800 1111

Website: www.childline.org.uk

Fun and Families

The Centre for Fun and Families is a registered charity established in 1990 (no.1128547). The objectives of our organisation are to assist and support parents, carers and teenagers who are experiencing behaviour and communication difficulties with their families.

Telephone: 0116 2234 254

Website: www.funandfamilies.co.uk

Email: centre@funandfamilies.org.uk

ERIC

ERIC, the children’s bowel and bladder charity, has been dedicated for over 30 years to improving the lives of all children and teenagers in the UK facing continence challenges.

Free Helpline: 0808 169 9949

Website: www.eric.org.uk

Vaccination planner

Download a personalised vaccination calendar, which highlights the dates your child needs to have their vaccinations by.

Website: NHS: Vaccination Schedule

Children and Family Wellbeing Centres

Children and family wellbeing centres provided by Leicestershire County Council offer help and support to all families with babies and children from pregnancy until they go to school. Midwives, health visitors and other staff are often on hand to provide help and guidance.

Website: www.leicestershire.gov.uk

YoungMinds

Supporting children and young people and their parents/carers with their mental health and wellbeing. Specific advice on managing self-isolation and anxiety about coronavirus.

Telephone: 0808 802 5544

Website: www.youngminds.org.uk

Health for Kids

Health for Kids introduces a new and different way for primary school children to learn about their health.

Website: www.healthforkids.co.uk

Childhood illness visual guide

Use this visual guide to help you identify common conditions and illnesses that may affect your child. Includes conditions such as measles, slapped cheek syndrome, chicken pox and warts.

Website: NHS: Visual Guide for Childhood illnesses