Coughs, Colds & Back to School
Colds, coughs and BACK TO SCHOOL
Requests for COVID testing is through the roof since schools went back, with many schools advising all kids with runny noses and colds to stay off and self isolate.
This is really difficult for parents, really hard for schools...and NHS 111 is overrun with calls to speak to doctors.
The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health has issued some new up to date (and evidence based) guidance for parents and schools.
Here it has been made it into a simple flow chart to make it easier to understand: