NSPCC - PANTS campaign Information for parents about how to have discussions with their child about keeping them safe from abuse by using the "PANTS" rule.
Head lice Treatment Advice Advice on how to detect and treat head lice. Please be aware of the following advice from West Yorkshire Fire Service when treating“We would like to remind parents and carers to always read and follow the instructions carefully when using chemical insecticide products, typically sold in chemists, to treat head lice. This is because these treatments contain flammable elements. You should not therefore use hair dryers, or any other ignition source such as matches, lighters and candles near anyone during the treatment process whilst the product is being used. This advisory note follows a recent incident in West Yorkshire in which a child’s hair was accidentally set alight during treatment resulting in the child sustaining serious injuries.’”:
West Yorkshire Police guides for parents and guardians to keep your child safe when using web enabled devices Parents and guardians buying web-enabled devices such as smart phones, laptops and games consoles are being urged to enable security settings to help protect them online. As part of the ongoing "Who are you really talking to" campaign, West Yorkshire Police has produced a number of easy to read guides for different social media applications and gaming consoles explaining how to set privacy levels and restrict access to information. If you are giving a web-enabled device as a present this Christmas, we would suggest checking our online guides to restrict who is able to see pictures and personal information on social media applications and gaming consoles.
Lullaby TrustUseful information for parents of new babies about reducing the risk of sudden infant death syndrome and support for bereavement following a death of baby