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For information on common infections and illnesses please see the Aneurin Bevan School Nursing Service website click here


Measles Letter


Primary Leaflet 

Young Persons Leaflet 


Newport City Council is in close liaison with the public health authorities that are leading on the management of Coronavirus.

Advice is being updated daily, therefore, anyone with concerns is advised to read the latest information at:

Government Advice:

Public Health Wales:

Welsh Government:

I have spoken to the children in assembly about hand washing - we showed the children the clip from Newsround below and stressed the importance of regular handwashing!

Think your child has flu?

When children get flu it usually comes on suddenly and symptoms can include fever, chills, headache, muscle and joint pain, extreme tiredness, dry cough, sore throat and stuffy nose, and vomiting.  Young children may also have diarrhoea.


Most children who are fit and well recover fully from flu but it can be serious for some children.


Every year there are children in Wales who are so ill with flu that they end up in Intensive Care Units (ICUs), so if you are concerned, or your child has a long term health condition it’s important to discuss this with their GP surgery. Antiviral medicines may be needed.


There is more information about the symptoms and treatment of flu, including when to see a GP, on the NHS Direct Wales website.

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