Conditions covered within the app include:
- Coughs, colds and flu
- Diarrhoea and vomiting
- Chicken pox and measles
- Earache and tonsillitis
- Wheezing and breathing difficulties including bronchiolitis and asthma
- Headlice, threadworms
- Bumps, bruises and accidents
Information on mental health and wellbeing, healthy lifestyles and advice on some more serious conditions like meningitis and sepsis are also covered. There’s also a handy section on when you should keep your child home from school.
The Childhood Illness app is also available in a booklet form which you can download by clicking the link above within the CCG Webpage.
Mid Essex Child Health App - NHS Mid Essex CCG
Information guides for parents
NHS organisations in Mid and South Essex have come together to provide a guide to three common childhood health issues that parents can use to self-treat, visit their GP, or call NHS111 and know what to do in an emergency. Links are available through link above.