Child Health

Absence from School

Is my child too ill for school?

Website: NHS UK: School Illness

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

Vaccination planner

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

Download from: NHS: Vaccination Schedule

Children and Young People's Services

Our children and young people’s services support individuals and families living across the city of Derby and South Derbyshire. We offer a range of services the support children and young people with their physical and mental health care needs.



A new app has been launched to provide advice and support to parents, carers and healthcare professionals looking after children with the most common childhood illnesses.

Download from: (Android)

Download from: (iOS)