Illness & Health

Questions & Answers

What are headlice?

Headlice are small parasitic insects that live on the scalp, where they hide in the hair.
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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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When should I take my child to the doctor if they have a cold?

If your child has a cold but is more severe symptoms, than you may need to consult with your G.P.
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How do I know when a fever is serious?

The average body temperature should be between 35°C and 37°C.
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What is a fever?

A body’s temperature is controlled by a part of the brain called the hypothalamus.
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How do I prevent my child getting norovirus (winter vomiting bug)?

Getting norovirus cannot always be avoided, but good hygiene can help limit the spread of the virus...
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