Child Health Checks

Health Visitors

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.

Fellrose Baby Clinic will be on a Friday morning between 09:30 – 10:30 and Pelton Baby Clinic will be held on a Tuesday morning between 09:00 – 11:00. You will be contacted by the Child Health Department with details of your appointment.

The first will be with a GP at the Surgery when your baby is around 8 weeks old.

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

Immunisations are given by our Practice Nurses or other Healthcare Professionals in accordance with the NHS vaccine schedule.

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: