A mother and her toddler

All children from 6 months of age can benefit from yearly flu immunisation. It is especially important for children with certain long-term health conditions. It's also important for women in pregnancy. 

A baby with whooping cough

Young babies with whooping can become very ill and end up in hospital. They can catch whooping cough from family members so make sure you, your older children and extended family are up-to-date with immunisations

A child's ear

Ear pain and concerns about hearing are one of the most common reasons parents take their young children to the doctor.

Treating a child for head lice using a fine-tooth head lice comb

Head lice are small insects that live on the human scalp. They are common and cause concern and frustration for parents, children and young people. Dimethicone lotion is an effective treatment that your family doctor can prescribe - check out our step by step guide.

A group of happy teenagers

To be a more effective parent and enjoy a closer family relationship, you need to spend quality family time together.

A child having moisturiser put on her arm

Find out how you can reduce eczema's impact on your child's quality of life. Use lots of moisturiser - at least twice a day, more if possible. Use it all over the body, including the face.