Advice on helping babies, children and young people when poorly

The Little Orange Book

The Little Orange Book contains advice and tips on how to manage common illnesses and problems that babies and young children often experience in the first five years of their lives.  It also has information on more serious conditions, what to look out for and how to help.

This book was produced by Newcastle Gateshead Clinical Commissioning Group.

The Little Orange Book



Healthier Together North East and North Cumbria Initiative

Healthier Together is a great place to find accurate and trusted NHS healthcare advice in the North East and North Cumbria.

All the information on the site has been checked by clinicians, to ensure they offer the best advice for parents, carers, young people and health professionals.

You can find parental advice on poorly babies and children  and tips like should my child go to school/nursery today . New topics are regularly being added.

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