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Health – Dental, Eyesight, Hearing, First Aid

Dentist – If you would like to register your child with an NHS dentist, please click to contact the NHS Dental Helpline or telephone 0300 1234010 – The Helpline is open Monday to Friday 8.00am – 9.00pm, Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays 9.00 am – 5.00 pm.

Supporting Dental Health – Hints and tips for supporting your child with their dental health.

  • Supervise your child while brushing their teeth until at least 7 years of age.
  • Toothpaste should contain fluoride level of 1350-1500ppm for over 3’s
  • Gently brush both teeth and gums.
  • Spit out after brushing but do not rinse.
  • Brush before bed and in the morning.
  • Limit sugary and acidic foods to mealtimes and avoid sugary drinks between meals.
  • Give lots of encouragement and praise!!

Eyesight – The School Health Team does not routinely test pupil’s vision and we recommend that your son/daughter access an Optician for a vision test if you or your son/daughter has any concerns regarding their vision.

Hearing – Should you have a concern regarding your child’s hearing please contact us at your earliest convenience and this can be discussed further in order for any further referral to be completed.

First Aid

Learn First Aid for children and access an app for use in emergency situations

Lancashire residents can access a FREE First Aid course that covers adults, children and babies

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