Support & advice for parents around the holidays

Being active outdoors is great for your physical health and fitness, and evidence shows that it can also improve your mental wellbeing, but the season can be blighted with minor health issues. More information around NHS holiday health tips for parents and carers, can be found here.

If you're planning to travel outside the UK, you may need to be vaccinated against some of the serious diseases found in other parts of the world, the NHS guidance for travel vaccinations can be found here.

The UK government advice around travelling abroad during coronavirus (COVID-19) can be found here.

Summer is a time for flip flops, paddling pools and beaches, and fun in the sun however drowning is the second leading cause of injury and death for children in the EU. More than 70% of the victims are boys and the most vulnerable are children one to four years of age, below is a drowning prevention poster from the Royal Life Saving Society UK:

Download the poster here.

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