Child Health

When Should I Worry?

Having an ill child can be a very scary experience for parents. If you understand more about the illness it can help you to feel more in control. The Healthier Together website is for parents (and older children) and deals with common infections in children who are normally healthy.


Developmental Skills Package

Do you know a child struggling with everyday activities? For more information on the Developmental Skills Package, please refer to the below poster:

Developmental Skills Package

Children's Speech and Language Therapy

Expert advice and support for children with speech and language difficulties in Luton and Bedfordshire.

Telephone: 01234 310712 / 01234 310163



Poster for parents and professionals

Please complete an online referral form


Mental health and emotional wellbeing service for children and young people. Find out more

Self refer here

Fever in Children

A fever is a high temperature. As a general rule, in children, a temperature of over 37.5C (99.5F) is a fever. Find out more

Hand Foot and Mouth Disease

Hand, foot and mouth disease is a viral infection that can affect young children. Find out more


Head lice are tiny insects that live in human hair. They’re particularly common in children. Find out more


ChildLine is a private and confidential service for children and young people up to the age of 19. You can contact a ChildLine counsellor about anything -no problem is too big or too small.

0800 1111

Find out more

Further information

From warts and measles to chickenpox and tonsillitis, find out how to recognise some of the most common childhood conditions NHS Choices – Childhood Illness

Child Immunisation Clinic

Immunisations are not currently being carried out at Asplands, Please call 01234 310408.

Health Visitors

If you pay your council tax to Central Bedfordshire Council please call 01525 631199 (Ampthill)

If you pay your council tax to Milton Keynes Council please call 01908 355175 (Neath Hill)

NHS Vaccination Schedule

See the NHS Vaccination Schedule

Slapped Cheek Syndrome

Slapped cheek syndrome is a viral infection that’s most common in children, It usually causes a bright red rash to develop on the cheeks. Find out more

Chicken Pox

Chickenpox is a mild and common childhood illness that most children catch at some point. Find out more

Support after Sexual Harm MK

Specialist Service to support Children between the ages of 5 and 18 who have experienced sexual assault and abuse.


Telephone: 07546 561186

Poster: SASHMK Poster

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services

The Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMH) provides outpatient assessments, support and treatment for children experiencing moderate to severe mental health problems in young people up to the age of 18.

Find out more

Diagnosis Support Pack (DSP)

The Diagnosis Support Pack (DSP) has been coproduced by families for families following a diagnosis of a neurodiversity, such as ASD or ADHD, and contains information, resources and signposting in a variety of media (video’s, infographics, animations), split into 14 sections – from sleep to medication, and lots more.