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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.
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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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Teething and first teeth

Your baby’s teeth begin to come through at around the age of six months, but from three months onwards you will notice signs of teething
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Brushing teeth

Regular brushing will help your child to avoid tooth decay
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Visiting the dentist

NHS dental treatment for children is free for children under 18
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