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Group B Strep

Posted on 8 February, 2018 at 16:25 Comments comments (2)

What is group B Strep?

 

Group B Streptococcus (GBS) is a normal bacterium which is carried by 20-40% of adults, most commonly in the gut, and for up to 25% of women, in the vagina, usually without symptoms or side-effects.

 

GBS can occasionally cause infection, most commonly in newborn babies, sometimes in adults and, very rarely, during pregnancy and before labour.

 

GBS is not a sexually transmitted disease. Treatment of...

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Does your Child Stammer ?

Posted on 8 February, 2018 at 16:20 Comments comments (0)

Does your young child stammer? (BSA leaflet)

BSA leaflets & information Children under 5

This leaflet was compiled by a panel of specialist speech and language therapists. Please note that 'Stammer' and 'Stutter' mean the same.

 

This information is for parents who are concerned about the fluency of their child's speech or who feel he* is finding it difficult to talk. It explains where you can get advice and how you can help yo...

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11 + Testing

Posted on 5 June, 2015 at 9:00 Comments comments (0)

11+ testing aims to help parents prepare their children for the testing process they face not only aged 10, but hopefully the skills learnt will assist them well into secondary school.

We set a programme of tests which are undertaken with children from various school, under exam conditions. The idea being to get children use to the process, so they can perform to their full potential, but also we provide detailed feedback to parents who can then focus on the topic areas which t...

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INFORMATION ON CHILDCARE

Posted on 5 June, 2015 at 9:00 Comments comments (0)

Childcare providers in England say the system is at "breaking point" as plans to double free provision for three and four-year-olds in England are sped up.

 

The warning from one industry body, the Pre-School Learning Alliance, comes as ministers say trials of the new scheme are being brought forward to 2016.

 

The current allowance of 570 hours a year for three and four-year-olds will be doubled for working parents.

 

David Cameron said it w...

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