Child Health

Gloucestershire Young Carers

Gloucestershire Young Carers is a dynamic charity constantly growing and developing to meet the ever-changing needs of young carers in the county.

Facebook: GloucestershireYoungCarers

Twitter: @Glosyoungcarers

Telephone: 01452 733060



Teenagers in Crisis - Gloucestershire

TIC+ (Teens in Crisis) provides face-to-face and online counselling services across Gloucestershire for young people aged 9-21 and their families. At TIC+ we care. We’re here to listen and support you – not to judge you.

Telephone: 01594 372777


Childhood illness visual guide

Use this visual guide to help you identify common conditions and illnesses that may affect your child. Includes conditions such as measles, slapped cheek syndrome, chicken pox and warts.

Website: NHS: Visual Guide for Childhood illnesses

Forest of Dean Children's Opportunity Centre

The Centre provides services and support to children with special needs from birth to age 7 and their families.

Telephone: 01594 837552



Children's Physiotherapy service

To refer a child (aged 0–16 years or 16–19 years if in full time education) for Physiotherapy, please call Children’s Physiotherapy Direct Monday to Friday, 9am until 12pm.

Telephone: 0300 421 6980

Vaccination planner

Download a personalised vaccination calendar, which highlights the dates your child needs to have their vaccinations by.

Website: NHS: Vaccination Schedule