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Our information zone is packed with useful resources designed to help both children and parents live the most healthy life possible. You can look for information by age group, topic or service - just use the appropriate filter below.
Group A Strep (GAS). GAS is a common bacteria which causes a range of infections including scarlet fever. These infections are usually mild. Invasive Group A Strep (iGAS). It can also cause a rare, more serious infection called Invasive Group A Strep (iGAS). This occurs when GAS bacteria gets into parts of the where is causes serious disease, like the lungs or bloodstream.
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Strep A/Scarlet Fever

Parents and carers are being asked to be on the lookout for symptoms of Group A Streptococcus, or ‘GAS’, in children (more commonly known as Scarlet Fever).
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Health visiting – Wakefield

Your Wakefield 0-19 service of health visitors (including family nurses) and school nurses is now being provided by Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust (HDFT). For more details, please visit HDFT’s website.
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Health visiting – Bradford

Health visitors along with school nurses, are trained specialist community public health nurses (SCPHN) who are qualified nurses or midwives that have done further training at an advanced level.
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Family Nurse Partnership – Wakefield

Your Wakefield 0-19 service of health visitors (including family nurses) and school nurses is now being provided by Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust (HDFT). For more details, please visit HDFT’s website.
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Breastfeed Together peer support service

Having someone to provide a listening ear and some practical tips to help you along your breastfeeding journey can be really helpful.
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School readiness

Starting school is a big milestone for you and your child. You can help them prepare.
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Hygiene and personal care

Teaching your children about hygiene and personal care when they are young can create good habits for a lifetime.
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Oral Health service – Bradford

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust's Oral Health team offers a range of programmes including fluoride varnish applications and a toothbrushing programme delivered in primary and special schools.
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