Children & Families

Our children's services and services for children & families promote a healthy start to life. They provide health care services that are responsive to the changing needs of young people and their families.

Children and Families Patient Information 

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Healthy Child Programme: Pregnancy and the First 5 Years of Life Department of Health

The Healthy Child Programme for the early life stages focuses on a universal preventative service, providing families with a programme of screening, immunisation, health and development reviews, supplemented by advice around health, wellbeing and parenting.

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The flu jab in pregnancy NHS Choices

It’s recommended that all pregnant women have the flu vaccine, whatever stage of pregnancy they’re at.

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Tips for healthy meals Change4Life

Tasty recipies on a budget

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Love Barrow Families celebrates its 1st year

A project that helps vulnerable families in Barrow celebrated a year of success.

Mental health and wellbeing support for children and adults in Cumbria

From Our Children & Families Team Mental health and wellbeing support for children and adults in Cumbria

Details of the support available for mental health and wellbeing in Cumbria

Handy app keeps you up-to-date with health advice for children

From Our Children & Families Team Handy app keeps you up-to-date with health advice for children

Free health app for parents/carers of children under 5

Looking after your child’s health

From Our Children & Families Team Looking after your child’s health

New mobile app and booklet available containing information about common childhood illnesses

International doctors recruited to support CAMHS service

From Our Children & Families Team International doctors recruited to support CAMHS service

Three qualified psychiatrists join CAMHS to strengthen the service for children and young people in Cumbria.