We know this is a worrying time for parents/carers. The surgery has created special allocated slots for those patients suspecting Strep A.

Please make sure you only request these appointment slots if you genuinely are concerned it could be strep a.

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Make sure you talk to a health professional if your child is getting worse after a bout of scarlet fever, a sore throat, or a respiratory infection.

What’s ”getting worse”?

This is a good time to remind everyone of the SAM guidance which tells you when to worry about your little person, and who to contact.