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Children and bereavement

The following information could help if your child has lost a loved one or if a loved one is dying. If your child has a loved one who's dying If a child has a loved one who is going to die, they can benefit from special support.…

Children and Young People's Mental Health Services Local Transformation Plan (LTP)

  NHS England is asking CCGs to continue and accelerate intensive work with local partners across the NHS, public health, children’s social care, youth justice and education sectors to jointly develop and take forward local plans to transform the local offer to improve children and…

Children in Care (Looked after Children)

A child who is being looked after the local authority is known as a child in care (CIC) or a looked after child (LAC). They might be living: • with foster parents • at home with their parents under the supervision of social services •…

Children in care and care leavers

Find online advice and support for Hampshire's young people in care and care leavers.    

Children in care and care leavers - helpful websites

There are lots of services available which offer advice and support. Here are just a few that you may find useful, but if you are looking for other support, please speak to your PA.

Children in Care Health Assessments

A number of children in care (CIC) (or looked after children - LAC) will also have special educational needs (SEN) and/or disabilities. Children and young people in care should have an initial health assessment (IHA) within 28 days of entering care. In most of Hampshire…

Children with a serious condition or special needs

Find out what support is available, and how to get it, if your child has a serious condition or special needs. Learning that your child has a disability or illness is bound to be stressful and upsetting. It's a good idea to get as much information as…

Children's flu vaccine

The children's flu vaccine is offered as a yearly nasal spray to young children to help protect them against flu. Flu can be a very unpleasant illness for children, with potentially serious complications, including bronchitis and pneumonia. At what age should children have the nasal spray flu vaccine?…

Children's food: safety and hygiene

Keep your child safe from food bugs Babies and young children are especially vulnerable to the bacteria that can cause food poisoning. Make sure your baby isn't at risk because of the way you prepare or serve food. Always wash your hands well before preparing food…

Children's headaches

Prof Anne MacGregor gives tips for parents on how to recognise and treat headaches in children. Most children and teenagers get at least one headache a year. They're often different from the headaches that adults get, so parents and healthcare professionals can fail to notice the problem. Headaches, including…
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