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Child Health Checks

Health Visitors

Baby Clinic With Health Visitor – The baby clinic is now held at Hillside Primary Care Centre. This service is for weighing and baby checks. For more information please call 020 3188 7399.

You can attend this service without a referral.

Health Visitors are all trained Nurses who have extra training and qualifications in child health.They are a fantastic source of information about child development and health, parenting strategies, breastfeeding, nutrition and community support. They also offer help with social, emotional and environmental issues that affect families.

Child health checks

Please do not bring ill children to this clinic.

Appointments are sent out automatically by the local health authority for routine child health checks.

The first will be with a GP at the Surgery when your baby is around 6 weeks old. You will be sent information about this and asked to make an appointment at your local Clinic or Practice.

You will also be offered routine health reviews for your child, with your Health Visitor, at 6-8 weeks, 8-12 months and 2-2½ years old.

Please ensure you attend these appointments to ensure your child is immunised and protected.

Child immunisations

Child Immunisations – Our Practice Nurse does all the Childhood Imuunisations. Please book an appointment with the receptionist on 020 8961 1183.

You can attend this service without a referral.

When to immunise

Different vaccines are given at different ages to protect you and your child. Find out when these vaccinations are offered, and when and where they’ll be given: