Child Health

Children's Flu Vaccine - NHS Choices

Children’s Flu Vaccine – NHS Choices

Child Health Clinics

On alternate Tuesdays a clinic is held by a doctor from the practice for routine, pre-booked 8 week baby checks.  Appointments are sent out automatically.

Child health clinics are held at Barton for all patients of the practice. There is no separate clinic at the branch surgery at Gooseberry Hill.

NHS Vaccination Schedule

See the NHS Vaccination Schedule

Fever in Children

A fever is a high temperature. As a general rule, in children, a temperature of over 37.5C (99.5F) is a fever.

Website: NHS Website – Fever in Children

Hand Foot and Mouth Disease

Hand, foot and mouth disease is a viral infection that can affect young children.

NHS UK – Hand Foot and Mouth

Further information

From warts and measles to chickenpox and tonsillitis, find out how to recognise some of the most common childhood conditions NHS Choices – Childhood Illness

Which Flu Vaccine should children have?

Which Flu Vaccine should children have? – (PDF)

Childhood Immunisation Clinic

Barton: Alternate Tuesdays – 2.00pm – 4.00pm

Appointments are automatically sent to patients.

Slapped Cheek Syndrome

Slapped cheek syndrome is a viral infection that’s most common in children, It usually causes a bright red rash to develop on the cheeks.


Chicken Pox

Chickenpox is a mild and common childhood illness that most children catch at some point.

NHS – Chickenpox


Head lice are tiny insects that live in human hair. They’re particularly common in children.

NHS UK – Headlice