Summer skin rashes
Trusted information on summer skin rashes including heat rash, sun rash, skin allergies, treatments, emergencies, plus links to trusted resources.
Colds and flu symptoms
Information on cold and flu signs and symptoms and links to trusted resources.
Colds and flu treatments
There may be several treatments available for colds and flu (influenza). The information and resources on this page will help you understand what is involved.
Trusted information about paracetamol, including how it works, when to take it and possible side effects.
Colic in babies
Colic is the medical term for excessive, frequent crying in a baby who appears to be otherwise healthy and well fed. Although colic is common it is a poorly understood condition.
Symptoms of serious illness in babies and children
If your child has a serious illness, it’s important to get medical attention as soon as possible. Learn how to recognise the symptoms and what to do.
Chickenpox is a mild and common childhood illness, however pregnant women and newborn babies can also be at risk. Find out more about diagnosis and when to contact your doctor, plus links to trusted resources.
Parechovirus is a virus that usually has very mild symptoms, or none at all. Sometimes it can cause serious illness in babies and young children. Good hygiene can help stop it spreading.
Trusted health information about the Zika virus, including causes, symptoms, risks for pregnant women and what to do if you are planning to travel overseas.
Trusted information about Roseola infantum including what it is, causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and prevention and links to trusted resources.