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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 child age group, topic or service - just use the appropriate filter below.
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Bullying – online / cyberbullying

Bullying which happens online or via smartphones or tablets is known as cyberbullying
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Stranger danger

It’s important that children know how to keep themselves safe in a variety of situations, not just with strangers.
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Safety – online

As a parent or carer, it’s important to be aware of issues associated with internet, such as child abuse, cyberbullying, computer viruses, identity theft and more
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Safety – in the sun

Children are more sensitive to sunburn than adults, so it’s important to protect them.
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Safety – crossing the road

Everyone uses roads and road dangers impact everyone. All children need to know how to cross a road safely.
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Safety – in and around water

It’s important to keep children safe around water whether in the home, garden or beyond
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Safety – riding a bike

If children are taught how to stay safe on the road, they can enjoy the freedom and independence of cycling as they increase their fitness and confidence.
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Safety – preventing burns and scalds

Burns and scalds can happen very quickly so it’s important to know how to prevent them.
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Safety – preventing fires at home

Accidents involving fires can happen in seconds and pose one of the greatest risks to children, especially toddlers who are naturally inquisitive.
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Safety – preventing carbon monoxide poisoning

Carbon monoxide is a poisonous gas. Known as the Silent Killer it has no colour, smell or taste.
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Safety – preventing choking

Babies and toddlers are most at risk of choking because they examine things around them by putting them in their mouth
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0-4

Safety – baby slings, pushchairs, buggies and car seats

As a prospective or new parent, you will need to make decisions about how to transport your child around safely - there’s a lot to think about.
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0-4