Children's Health

Child and Family Health Advice

Your child’s growth and their ongoing development and health are important for you and your family. The websites and resources below offer helpful information and support: 

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Childhood Immunisation

Childhood immunisation is an important aspect of your child's healthcare.  In accordance with the NHS Vaccination Schedule, we offer routine childhood immunisations.  

Routine childhood immunisations include Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis, Polio and Haemophilus influenza type B immunisation, Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Meningitis B, Meningitis C, Pneumococcus, Rotavirus, Hepatitis B, and Seasonal Influenza. 

Please note the schedule below for information on NHS vaccinations for babies and children and when to have them, or visit the NHS website by following this link:>>

We will contact you when your child is due for a vaccination. But If you believe your child may have missed a vaccination, please contact us to let us know.

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Mental Health Support for children and young people

CAMHS - Child and Adolescent Mental Health

CAMHS provides support to children and young people who are coping with significant mental health difficulties.

Learn more about what they can help with – and how:


Telephone 01202 277000



A registered charity working in collaboration with Bournemouth University, University of Winchester, Dorset CAMHs and Public Health Dorset with the aim of improving children’s mental health through movement.  

Learn more about their work:



Castleman Youth

Castleman* Youth health page is here to help young people, their families and carers access health information and bring together the services available locally and nationally. 

Follow this link>> to find information about self care, where you can go for support and how to access services.
 * Castleman Healthcare is a not-for-profit GP federation in Dorset owned by 13 local GP practices.

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