Colds and flu advice

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 difficult for parents, really hard for schools...and NHS 111 is overrun with calls to speak to doctors. 

Today the @rcpch issued some new up to date (and evidence based) guidance for parents and schools.

Only in the case of a heavy cold, should children be kept at home.