Advice and guides

Medicines come in many different forms. On the pages below you can watch videos and find information about how to give your child different types of medicines. There is also general advice on medicines and different types of health professionals.

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    General information about medicines

    This section provides advice about how to give medicines, information about antibiotics, useful guidance on how to travel safely with medicines, possible side effects to look out for,...

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  • Types of medicines

    This section features videos and information leaflets about the different types of medicines available for children, and how to give them.

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    We have developed a series of FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) which cover many of the questions asked by our users about general medicines administration and the Medicines for...

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  • The roles of different healthcare professionals

    Our series of parent/carer information films feature interviews with some of the many health care professionals with whom parents or carers may come into contact whilst navigating child...

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