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Childhood illnesses


Guiding parents through the health milestones of a baby’s first year

Illness in a child is a worrying time for parents and carers, particularly as young children get colds quite often. As valued health professionals, practice nurses are ideally situated to offer reassurance to anxious parents and provide practical advice about how to help their child feel better.

Most babies will encounter 4 key health milestones in their first year


Practice nurses have an important role in empowering parents to confidently manage their child’s symptoms

Calpol® have developed a range of resources to support your discussions about symptom management with parents

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