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:
- Healthier Together website - advice for parents, young people and pregnant women
- Dorset Child Health Information Service (CHIS)
- Public Health Dorset - Childrens and Families Health Information
We are happy to speak with you about a health assessment for your child. Please contact us for our Child Health Assessment service.
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.
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 health page is here to help young people, their families and carers access health information and bring together the services available locally and nationally.