We understand that parents are worried about Group A Strep, scarlet fever and in particular the risk of invasive Group A Strep. Dr Ranj Singh, in partnership with the NHS and UK Government, has produced a video that talks about Strep A. It explains that serious illness as a result of a Group A Strep infection is very uncommon and also provides practical advice on helping children to take antibiotics. The video can be found here: Strep A information with Dr Ranj Singh – YouTube

Here is a useful summary of when a child should stay at home.