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Glandular Fever

By Registered Health Visitor – Julia Headland Glandular Fever, otherwise known as infectious mononucleosis or ‘mono’ for short is a clinical diagnosis that is most commonly caused by the Epstein-Barr (EBV) virus (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence...

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Hot Water Bottle Injuries

Burns and scalds to children from hot water bottles have increased by 45% Experts have warned families against giving hot water bottles to children after a rise in the number treated for serious burns. According to the Children’s Burn Trust, burns to children from hot...

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Measles

By Registered Health Visitor – Julia Headland You may have heard from the media that there is sadly a resurgence of the measles infection in the UK. The World Health Organisation (WHO) says that the resurgence can be largely due to the reduction in the uptake of...

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Autism Support for Families and Carers in England

By Registered Health Visitor – Julia Headland If your child has had a diagnosis of autism or if you suspect your child is on the autistic spectrum, you may be experiencing some trepidation or fear around what the future holds. According to the NHS (2023), having...

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National Eye Health Week

By Registered Health Visitor – Julia Headland National Eye Health Week (NEHW) runs from the 18th to 24th September 2023 and aims to promote the importance of good eye health and the need for regular eye tests for all. I have been asked to write a blog about eye...

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