Child Health

Healthier Together

NHS Healthier Together aims to improve the health of children and young people in Dorset, Hampshire and the Isle of Wight.

Website: www.what0-18.nhs.uk

Android app: Google Play

Apple app: App Store

Overton Community Centre

Child health clinics are held in the Overton Community Centre on the third Friday Morning of each month from 9.30-11.30am and at Oakley (St Leonard’s Centre), on Wednesdays, 2-3.30pm No appointment is necessary.

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

Healthy Child Programme

School nursing teams can offer advice to children, young people, families and education staff on issues including: Health advice and support; Sexual health; Immunisation; Growth; Childhood illness; Bed-wetting; Stopping smoking.

Find your nearest school nurse here

Website: www.southernhealth.nhs.uk/schoolnursing

Email: Hp-tr.schoolhealthadmin@nhs.net

Vaccination planner

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

Download from: NHS: Vaccination Schedule

Hampshire and IOW CYP Crisis Line

A free crisis line for children and young people in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight is available for children and young people aged 11 to 17 who are experiencing mental health crisis.
Callers will have immediate access to:
  • One to one confidential, emotional support
  • Advice on healthy coping skills and resources
  • Signposting to useful apps and websites
Telephone: 0300 303 1590

Chat Health

If you are aged 11 to 19 and want confidential advice from a ChatHealth nurse on: Relationships; Weight; Anxiety; Depression; Drugs; Smoking; Stress; Your Body; Alcohol; or Self Harm please text 07507 332160

Find out more about Chat Health

Family Information and Services Hub

The Family Information and Services Hub includes Hampshire Gateway

You can find information about what is going on in your area, details on how to access services, organisations and activities in Hampshire, and the advice and support that’s available.

Website: fish.hants.gov.uk/kb5/hampshire/

Resources for Parents and Young People on the Waiting List

YPI Counselling, which offers family therapy, parent and specialist sexual abuse counselling, has compiled a list of resources for parents and young people on the waiting list.