Child Health

Childhood Immunisation Clinics

Clinics are by appointment only. Make an appointment 01865 374242

Fever in Children

A fever is a high temperature. As a general rule, in children, a temperature of over 37.5C (99.5F) is a fever. Find out more

Hand Foot and Mouth Disease

Hand, foot and mouth disease is a viral infection that can affect young children. Find out more


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Further information

From warts and measles to chickenpox and tonsillitis, find out how to recognise some of the most common childhood conditions NHS – Childhood Illness

Well Baby and Child Health Clinic

Parents or Carers will be notified when baby immunisation and development checks are due and will be invited to make an appointment in the clinic at the surgery. Remember to bring your red book with you. Drop in clinics are held at:

Kaleidoscope Children’s Centre (behind Exeter Hall) Fridays 1.00pm – 3.00pm

Yarnton Child Health Clinic at Yarnton Surgery, Rutten Lane first Thursday in the month 2.00pm – 3.00pm


Slapped Cheek Syndrome

Slapped cheek syndrome is a viral infection that’s most common in children, It usually causes a bright red rash to develop on the cheeks. Find out more

Chicken Pox

Chickenpox is a mild and common childhood illness that most children catch at some point. Find out more


Head lice are tiny insects that live in human hair. They’re particularly common in children. Find out more