Health & medical information

Information about medical conditions, diagnosis and health services.

In this section:


A-Z medical conditions


Common concerns

Behaviour that challenges

Helping you and your child sleep

Feeding & eating

Potty & toilet training

Speech, learning and movement

Flu & respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)

Annual health checks


All about diagnosis

Getting a diagnosis

Support when your child does not have a diagnosis

Developmental delay

Advice from other parents


Rare conditions


Finding medical information

About Contact’s medical information

Who sits on the MAP?

How is our medical information checked?


All about genetics


Health services

An introduction to the NHS

GPs & primary care

Hospitals & community services (secondary care)

Children and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS)

Appointment top tips

Feedback and complaints


Hemiplegia support

What is Hemiplegia?

How is hemiplegia treated?

Associated problems

Everyday activities

Support for your family

HemiHelp magazine

For professionals