Health

Jesus said, ‘I am the Good Shepherd… I know my sheep and my sheep know me.’ John 10.14

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Half-term catch-up clinics

Pop-up vaccination clinics have been arranged over half term to make it easier for you to make sure your child is fully vaccinated against measles and any other childhood vaccinations they may have missed. People of all ages can attend the clinics, including young people and adults. The nearest clinics to Bayford are in Hatfield …

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Cost of living resources

This winter Hertfordshire County Council wants to make sure that advice and support is available to help every resident deal with the rising cost of living and to stay safe and well as temperatures drop. HCC have asked us to help them reach as many people as possible with information about resources you can access. …

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Free School Meals: Might you be eligible?

According to the county council over 6,000 households in Hertfordshire could be eligible for free school meals but so far haven’t applied, including over 1400 households in the areas from which most of our families come. Might you be one of those families? As well as missing out on a free school meal, households could …

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Health and school nurses!

The school nursing team which covers our school has asked us to share with you their autumn term newsletter, and you can download it by using clicking on the button below: The newsletter has lots of helpful information and links to online sites where you can find out more about supporting your child’s health. We’ve …

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Winter health update

As children return to schools and childcare settings, we expect to see many more cases of flu, COVID-19 and other infections that affect children’s breathing (known as ‘respiratory infections’). There also continue to be high numbers of scarlet fever cases, which can spread quickly, but can be easily treated with antibiotics. Geraldine Bruce, Head of …

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Free Flu Nasal spray

Cases of flu have climbed quickly in the past week in England, suggesting the season has begun earlier than normal, say officials. People may have little immunity to flu after a break from the disease during Covid pandemic restrictions. The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) says hospital and ICU admissions for the respiratory disease are …

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