Children and young people

Children and young people

Health and wellbeing support for children and young people.

“Everyone working together to maximise the health and wellbeing of all children and young people, ensuring the voice of children and families is heard throughout our work.”

Please find below a series of links to information and advice relating to the health and wellbeing of children and young people.

Children’s health

Whether you are planning a baby, already pregnant or have a young family already, we hope you will find lots of useful information about what to expect and what is available to you in Lincolnshire.

Help and advice available in Lincolnshire for everyone during pregnancy, when giving birth and during the first two years of a child’s life.

The Children’s Health 0-19 service is a team of health visitors, children’s and young people’s nurses and family health workers working together to provide services across Lincolnshire to improve children’s health in the community.

Across United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust we provide a comprehensive paediatric service for children ranging from 0 to 16 years of age.

This blog post covers steps you can take to help protect your family from seasonal illnesses and how to make informed decisions on whether your child is well enough to attend school or college.

It’s important that vaccines are given on time for the best protection, but if you or your child missed a vaccine, contact your GP to catch up.

Information, advice and support for children and young people living with Long COVID and related illnesses, and for the parents/caregivers who look after them.

Asthma is the most common long-term medical condition in children in the UK, with around one in 11 children and young people living with asthma.

Information and advice about vaping and young people. Young people who have never smoked should also be discouraged from vaping.

Information about the diagnosis and treatment of childhood epilepsy and how epilepsy may affect a child’s life.

Information and support for diabetes. The most common diabetes in children is Type 1 but they can develop Type 2 diabetes.

The Lincolnshire Sexual Health service (LiSH) provides integrated sexual health and contraception services to the people of Lincolnshire.

NHS Lincolnshire Integrated Care Board (ICB) works with health service providers and a range of other local partner organisations in the county to ensure that all Lincolnshire vulnerable/at risk adult and children are protected.

Mental health and wellbeing