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Child Health

We often receive requests for advice on child health and minor ailments and whether children should attend school or be kept at home so thought it would be useful to put together a page of useful links and articles:


A useful guide as to whether your child should attend school or be kept at home :  pdf Parent grid (191 KB)


Advice on Head Lice:  pdf Head Lice (394 KB)


School Nursing Team website: http://essexfamilywellbeing.co.uk/team/braintree-central/


As many viruses and germs are spread by touch, useful advice on hand washing and it's importance can be found here: https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/healthy-body/best-way-to-wash-your-hands/


Advice on Sun Safety:  pdf Sun Safety Guidance (518 KB)