Update on Scarlet Fever and invasive Group A Streptococci

Scarlet fever is usually a mild illness, but it is highly infectious. Therefore, look out for symptoms in your child, which include a sore throat, headache, and fever, along with a fine, pinkish or red body rash with a sandpapery feel.

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Our Allied Health Professionals

Community Midwives

Contactable on 01884 235400. The midwives offer ante-natal and post-natal care jointly with your GP.

Community Nurses

Contactable through the practice. Our community nurses will visit patients who need nursing care and are confined to their home.

Health Visitors

Contactable on 01392 381466. The health visitors will provide support and advice, especially to mothers with young children, either in your own home or at hospital.

Attached Staff

Community Psychiatric Nurse – available on referral from your GP. The CPNs are part of the Community Mental Health Team.
Physiotherapist – available on referral from your GP. The physiotherapists offer educational support as well as a wide range of treatments.