Child Health

Health Visiting

Health Visitors are qualified nurses who have undertaken specialist training in order to support families with young children. Their role is to work with families to identify their and their child’s health needs and to help give them the best possible start in life through implementation of the Healthy Child Programe 0-5.


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Barnardos Sure Start Children's Centre

Carlisle Rural Sure Start Children’s Centre delivers a variety of services and activities at various locations in the local community.

Telephone: 01228 791775



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.



Vaccination planner

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

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