Meningicoccal rash on an ear

Babies and children with meningococcal disease can get sick very quickly. Take your child to a doctor urgently if they appear very ill, especially if there is a rash.

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.

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.

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 a very effective treatment that your family doctor can prescribe - check out our step by step guide.

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.

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