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There's lots of help and support out there when you're raising a child. Here are some organisations and information resources you may find useful to support your child's health.

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NHS 24

NHS 24 is an Online and out-of-hours phone service for you when you want 24 hour health information access.

Phone: 111

Website: Visit the NHS 24 website.

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NHS Inform - Cancer in children and young people

Advice and guidance for cancer diagnoses in children and young people.

Website: Visit the NHS Inform website.

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British Dental Health Foundation

One of the leading independent charities supporting the improvement of oral health around the globe. Dental Health offers free and confidential advice to help maintain your dental health.

Website: Visit the British Dental Health Foundation website.

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Childsmile Dental Health Programme

Focusing on improving the oral health of all children within Scotland, making sure that your child has access to dental services.

Website: Visit the Childsmile – Oral Health Improvement Programme website

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Care of Burns in Scotland

Care of Burns in Scotland provides useful resources and information for parents, including advice following a burn or scald involving a baby or child.

Website: Visit the Care of Burns in Scotland website.

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Children’s Health Scotland

Children’s Health Scotland is the only charity in Scotland dedicated to informing, promoting and campaigning on behalf of the needs of all sick children and young people within our healthcare system.

Website: Visit the Children's Health Scotland website.


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Held in Our Hearts

Held in Our Hearts is a charity that provides baby loss counselling and support to families. 

WebsiteVisit the Held in Our Hearts website. 

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Hyperactive Children’s Support Group

The Hyperactive Children's Support Group is there to provide advice to Parents, Carers and Professionals dealing with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.

Website: Visit the Hyperactive Children's Support Group website.

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Immunisation Scotland

Immunisation Scotland helps you find out about available vaccines, information about immunisation, Childhood Immunisation programme and diseases.

Website: Visit the Immunisation Scotland website.

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Institute of Health Visiting - Childhood cancer

Advice on spotting the signs and symptoms of childhood cancer.

Website: Visit the Institute of Health Visiting website.

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National Attention Deficit Disorder Information and Support Service

The Attention Deficit Disorder Information and Support Service is there for all parents, sufferers, teachers or health professionals for when you require assistance on Attention Deficit Disorder.

Website: Visit the Attention Deficit Disorder Service website.

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Road Safety with Ziggy

Ziggy aims to engage and inspire young children and the adults around them to go on their own road safety learning journey, through real experiences, alongside playing, talking and reading.

Website: Visit the Ziggy website.

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The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA)

RoSPA community safety department deals with all home safety enquiries as well as accident prevention for the people of Scotland.

Website: Visit the RoSPA website.

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The World Health Organisation (WHO)

The World Health Organisation's goal is to build a better, healthier future for people all over the world. WHO staff work side by side with governments and other partners to ensure the highest attainable level of health for all people.

Website: Visit the WHO website.

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