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.
On healthtalk.org you can find out about what it’s like to live with a health condition, by watching other people share their stories. Our health affects every aspect of our lives. This website helps to prepare you for what’s ahead, beyond the symptoms and treatments. Healthtalk.org contains hundreds of real people’s stories. These stories are collected by academic researchers who interview people in their own homes, using their own words.
12-week fitness plan
Want to improve your health? Need to lose weight? This activity plan for beginners, combining running and strength and flexibility workouts, will get you into the habit of regular exercise in 12 weeks.
NHS: Am I a Healthy Weight?
Use this calculator to check your body mass index (BMI) and find out if you're a healthy weight. Or you can use it to check your child's BMI.
Benefit from Activity
Exploring the benefits activity can have on medical conditions. Physical inactivity is the fourth biggest killer in the world. As little as 15 minutes of regular daily exercise is enough to make you live longer and have a better quality of life. Find out how, and what kinds of exercise are best for different conditions.
Walking for Health
Walking for Health offers over 1,800 free, short walks every week. Find your nearest health walk scheme.
Dacorum Sports Network
Dacorum Sports Network was formed in 2007 and accredited as a Community Sports Network (CSN) with funding from Sport England in 2008. As a CSN we bring together community clubs, volunteer groups and public organisations involved in delivering sport in the community and ensuring a healthy and active community – including public sporting facilities providers, local councils, and schools.
Change4Life aims to help your family be healthier and happier. Find out more about what’s really in the food your family eats.