Child Health

Immunisation helps to protect you from disease

It’s really important children continue to receive the booster vaccines and MMR vaccine they are due at one year during the pandemic. These will protect them against several different serious infectious diseases.

Make an appointment with your GP practice who can give them safely.

Vaccination appointments count as an important medical reason to leave your home.

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.


Provide: Child Health Information Service

The Child Health Information Service (CHIS) maintains the electronic records for all 0 – 19 year olds registered with a GP practice or school within Essex and East Anglia. Working with GP practices to deliver screening and immunisations and supporting Health Visitors and School Nurses to promote the Healthy Child Programme.

Telephone: 0300 303 9996



Vaccination planner

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