The free child health app allows parents and carers to access up-to-date NHS advice at their fingertips.
Parents and carers can access up-to-date NHS advice at their fingertips to help look after their children’s health with a free app.
The ‘NHS child health’ app is an important NHS app for parents and carers of children aged 0-5 years.
The free app:
provides easy to understand guidance on childhood illnesses
recognises when your child is unwell offering easy to understand guidance on childhood illnesses
provides advice on when and where to seek further treatment.
The free app was specifically designed for parents and carers of children aged 0-5 years and is available for download on mobile phones through Google Play or Apple’s App Store under the title of ‘NHS child health’.
NHS North Cumbria Clinical Commissioning Group has been working with the community to share this information with networks of young parents and professionals who may find it helpful.
Dr Amanda Boardman said:
“The app is a fantastic tool which provides easy to understand guidance on childhood illnesses. It helps you to recognise when your child is unwell offering handy advice and where to seek further treatment, including information pointing to the relevant local services.
“It covers common childhood illnesses and injuries – this will be an essential app to have at your fingertips for immediate advice when you need it most.
“Feedback from our recent co-production meetings was very positive and the community representatives working with us are keen to promote the app far and wide through channels all across Cumbria.”