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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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Looking after your child at home

Children can pick up a range of common illnesses while their immune systems are still developing. There is lots you can do at home to help your child feel better.
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