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30 Hours Childcare and Tax-Free Childcare

The countdown is on!  Don’t forget if you have a 3 or 4 year old child the deadline for applying for the extended Early Years Education funding (‘30 Hours Childcare’) is the 31 August for your child to take up a childcare place from September 2021.…

4-in-1 pre-school booster

The 4-in-1 pre-school booster vaccine is offered to three-year-old children to boost their protection against four different serious diseases: diphtheria  tetanus  whooping cough polio Children are routinely vaccinated against these illnesses as babies through the 6-in-1 vaccine. The 4-in-1 pre-school booster vaccine increases their immunity even further. When should children have the 4-in-1…

4-in-1 pre-school booster side effects

The 4-in-1 pre-school booster is very safe but, as with all medicines, some babies do get side effects.  Side effects are generally mild and short lived and most likely to happen within 48 hours of the injection. Most children won't have any problems at all. Very common reactions to the pre-school…

5 A Day and your family

Do you cook and shop for a family household, including a fussy eater or two? It's easier than you might think to ensure everyone gets five portions of fruit and vegetables a day. There are many ways to introduce more fruit and vegetables into your family's…

5 A Day on a budget

It doesn't have to cost a lot to get your 5 A Day. Here are some cheaper ways to stock up on fruit and veg. Read our top tips on how to include more fruit and vegetables in your diet while still saving money. 10 top tips to get 5 A…

5 ways to prevent hearing loss

Hearing loss can't always be prevented - sometimes it's just part of getting older. But hearing loss due to exposure to loud noises is completely avoidable. There are some simple things you can do to help stop loud noises from permanently damaging your hearing, no matter…

5-in-1 vaccine

The 5-in-1 vaccine is one of the first vaccines your baby will have. It's given as a single injection to protect your baby against five serious childhood diseases:  diphtheria  tetanus  whooping cough (pertussis)  polio  Hib (Haemophilus influenzae type b) When should babies have the 5-in-1 vaccine? The 5-in-1 vaccine is given three times - when babies…

5-in-1 vaccine: side effects

The 5-in-1 vaccine is very safe but, as with all medicines, a few babies will have side effects. In general, side effects are mild and short-lived. Most babies won't have any problems at all. Common reactions to the 5-in-1 The side effects that are most often…

About Continuing Care

What is Continuing Care? NHS Continuing Care is provided to a small group of children and young people up to the age of 18 who need a tailored package of community support. All children receiving continuing care have a range of complex health needs that…

About short breaks in Hampshire

What is a Short Break? A Short Break enables children and young people with disabilities and/or additional needs to join in with safe, fun and interesting activities while at the same time giving parents/carers an opportunity to have a short break from caring. There are…
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