Child Health

Vaccinations and Immunisations

One of the best ways to protect your baby against diseases like measles, rubella, tetanus and meningitis is through immunisation. Your baby needs their first injections at eight weeks, then 12 weeks, 16 weeks and one year.

Website: Your baby’s vaccination and immunisation schedule

Help & Support Manchester - Early Help

Effective Early Help is essential to improve the life chances of Manchester’s children, young people and their families. The aim of the Manchester Early Help Service is to build capacity in communities that will prevent crime, support education and enterprise, and keep children, young people and their families healthy and safe. We aim to do this by working with other agencies and directly with people from local communities.

Website: hsm.manchester.gov.uk

Help & Support Manchester - Children & Families

Find information on national and local organisations, services and activities for families, children and young people and the practitioners supporting them. This includes details of childcare providers (Childminders, Day Nurseries, Playgroups, etc) in Manchester.

Website: hsm.manchester.gov.uk

Childhood illness visual guide

Use this visual guide to help you identify common conditions and illnesses that may affect your child. Includes conditions such as measles, slapped cheek syndrome, chicken pox and warts.

Website: NHS: Visual Guide for Childhood illnesses