West Berkshire LSCB
The West Berkshire Local Safeguarding Children Board is there to ensure that everyone is working together towards the safety and wellbeing of children and young people. It is independently chaired and consists of senior representatives of all the principal agencies and organisations working together to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people in West Berkshire.
West Berkshire Well Baby Clinics
All clinics are available to families regardless of registered GP practice. Due to increase in numbers attending clinic, last entry to all clinics will be 15 minutes before closing time. If you have any matters to discuss with a Health Visitor then please arrive early.
The Berkshire Child Health App
A new app has been created with advice on a wide range of common childhood illnesses.
Slapped Cheek Syndrome
Slapped cheek syndrome is a viral infection that’s most common in children, It usually causes a bright red rash to develop on the cheeks.
Chickenpox is a mild and common childhood illness that most children catch at some point.
Head lice are tiny insects that live in human hair. They’re particularly common in children.
Mental Health problems in Children and Young People
Looking after a child or young person who has emotional or mental health problems can be very hard. This leaflet offer guidance on how to best support your child and there to find further advice and help with their mental health.
Mental Wellbeing - West Berks Council
West Berkshire Council have produced a parent’s guide for mental health and wellbeing, which includes sources of local support, advice and services for parents and carers of children and young people.
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.
Hand Foot and Mouth Disease
Hand, foot and mouth disease is a viral infection that can affect young children.
From warts and measles to chickenpox and tonsillitis, find out how to recognise some of the most common childhood conditions