Pain and Fever Centre

Questions & Answers

What is fever?

Fever is often the first sign of an illness in children. When your child has a temperature it can be a worrying and stressful time.
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Children's cough and cold medicine: what is appropriate at what age?

There are very specific guidelines when it comes to safely administering over the counter medications to babies, toddlers and preschoolers.
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How do I treat my child's cold?

There is no definite cure for a cold but there are lots of ways to ease the symptoms.
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How can I prevent my child from catching a cold?

Ensuring your child washes their hands frequently is one of the best ways to prevent against colds.
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How do I tell if my baby has a sore throat?

Sore throats and coughs are two very common illnesses for children.
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