Common Childhood Illnesses

childhood illnesses booklet If you are a parent/carer of children aged from birth to 5 years old, you can download Salford CCG’s Common Childhood Illnesses handbook. Every parent or carer wants to know how to do what is best for their growing baby and give them the best start in life. You can use this handbook to:

  • Help you know what to do and who to ask on a number of issues, including what to do when your baby/child is ill
  • Learn how to care for your child at home
  • When to seek advice from a health visitor/call a doctor and when to contact emergency services


Remember - for expert medical advice, whenever you need it, call 111.


Childhood Illnesses Booklet