Child Health

Immunisations

Please remember to get your child protected and make sure they are up to date with their routine immunisations

Children's Centres in Lambeth

Children’s centres provide advice and support for parents and carers. Their services are available to you from pregnancy right through to when your child goes into reception class at primary school.

Website: www.lambeth.gov.uk

Children's Centres in Southwark

Children’s centres provide advice and support for parents and carers. Their services are available to you from pregnancy right through to when your child goes into reception class at primary school.

Website: www.southwark.gov.uk

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.

Website: www.nhs.uk/conditions/feverchildren/Pages/Introduction.aspx

Hand Foot and Mouth Disease

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

Website: www.nhs.uk/conditions/Hand-foot-and-mouth-disease/Pages/Introduction.aspx

Further information

From warts and measles to chickenpox and tonsillitis, find out how to recognise some of the most common childhood conditions

Website: www.nhs.uk/Tools/Pages/Childhoodillness.aspx

The Well Centre - Teenage Health

The Well Centre is an informal and welcoming space in which young people can feel comfortable. We work towards meeting the healthcare needs of young people aged 13-20 across Lambeth and the rest of London.

Telephone: 0208 473 1581

Website: www.thewellcentre.org

Childline

You can talk to us about anything. No problem is too big or too small.

However you choose to contact us, you’re in control. It’s confidential and you don’t have to give your name if you don’t want to.

Telephone: 0800 1111

Chicken Pox

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

Website: www.nhs.uk/conditions/Chickenpox/Pages/Introduction.aspx

Headlice

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

Website: www.nhs.uk/conditions/Head-lice/Pages/Introduction.aspx