Free NHS App for Parents or Carers of a Child Under 5

Parents and carers of children under five can now access NHS advice to help look after their children’s health using a free app.

The app gives easy to understand guidance on childhood illnesses, recognising when your child is unwell, and advice on when and where to seek further treatment.

The app, which is also available as a 115-page booklet, has been created by healthcare professionals across the region as part of the North East Urgent and Emergency Care Network. The booklet and app contains everything from oral health, upset tummies and diarrhoea to advice on bumps and bruises.

You can download the app from the Apple Store or the Google Play Store just search for NHS Child Health.

You can also download this booklet for further information.