Health teams in Suffolk launch new childhood illnesses app

The new booklet and app will provide a helpful information package during times when they may need a bit of extra help or advice.  The free booklet “The Guide: Common Childhood Illnesses and Wellbeing in Suffolk”, contains information on wellbeing, common illnesses and how to keep children safe and healthy. It also provides advice on when to consult the GP or health visitor and information on common illnesses such as chickenpox, colds, sore throats and ear infections. Suffolk residents can also download and view the information on their phones and tablets via the App Store and Googleplay by searching Suffolk Child Health. As well as a booklet, the information is available to view online in a downloadable form on www.healthysuffolk.org.uk to be uses by everyone including children’s centres, health visitors and other healthcare professionals.

A child’s health is one of the most important things to a parent, and can also be the biggest worry This guide is a fantastic idea that gives people an opportunity to learn more about their child’s health and to give advice on certain situations that could cause panic.