Child Health

Families' Health and Wellbeing Service (0-19)

The programme seeks to deliver improved health and well-being to children, young people and families, and improve school readiness by offering a balance of self-support, support from professions and from the wider community.

Telephone: 0300 303 3924


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Parents, carers and healthcare professionals can access expert advice about common childhood illnesses and how to treat them via a mobile app, called HANDi App. It is free and can be downloaded to any Apple or Android smartphone or tablet.

Download from: Google Play: HANDi

Download from: iTunes: HANDi

Vaccination planner

Download a personalised vaccination calendar, which highlights the dates your child needs to have their vaccinations by.

Website: NHS: Vaccinations and Immunisations

Leyfields Children's Centre

The purpose of a children’s centre is to ensure young children get the best start in life and that their families are supported to help them achieve this. At a children’s centre families with young children can access a range of services, participate in activities and get information about what is going on locally.

Facebook: @TamworthChildrensCentre

Telephone: 01827 475222



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: Infectious Illnesses in Children