Action for Sick Children
Working with healthcare professionals and Government bodies to improve the quality of care for sick and disabled children. Includes donation details.
Aid for Children with Tracheostomies
Charity run by and for parents of children with a tracheostomy; includes information on a holiday caravan, equipment hire and charity meetings.
Association of Directors of Children's Services
National leadership association for statutory directors of children's services and other professionals in England. Includes details of publications, events, membership, FAQ, and contacts.
Breathe On UK
A national charity that supports families and carers of young people who are life-dependent on mechanical breathing, or long term ventilation (LTV). Provides information about their services and support, with advice and contacts.
Child and baby health advice and remedies for pain and fever associated with teething, coughs, headaches, immunizations and other ailments and illnesses.
Child Growth Foundation
Leading UK charity for children's growth issues; conditions supported include bone dysplasias, endocrine disorders, growth hormone deficiency, intrauterine growth retardation, premature sexual maturation, precocious puberty, Sotos syndrome and Turner syndrome.
Childhood Cataract Network
Explains what causes childhood cataracts, highlights the available treatments and offers parenting information and guidance.
Childhood Communication Consultancy
A group of independent speech and language therapists who provide child/teen centred assessments and therapy to resolve speech, language, social communication, play, listening, and literacy difficulties.
The Childhood Wellbeing Research Centre
An independent research centre with funding from the Department for Education to provide high quality research, analysis and expert advice on the issues that promote or inhibit childhood wellbeing.
Charity which raises funds to provide specialised equipment and services for children and young people with disabilities throughout the UK.
Children's Food Campaign
Aims to improve children's health through good nutrition, protecting kids from junk food and providing food labelling that children can understand.
Children's Liver Disease Foundation
Provides support to children with liver disease and their families. Features information about research, support services and the Foundation's education programme.
Grants wishes for children up to age 18, with life threatening illnesses.
Dreams Come True
A children's charity that works to make dreams come true for seriously and terminally ill children across the country; describes their scheme and how it works, and how to support or get involved.
Looks after children and young people with kidney problems throughout the East Midlands, the East of England and South Yorkshire.
Fit For Sport
Organisation aimed at promoting good health and fitness among young children; offers holiday play-schemes, after school clubs, weekend coaching clubs and activities including: Day trips, sports, music, art, dance, computer skills and swimming.
Health for Kids
A dedicated resource aimed at the health of kids for kids. Includes staying healthy tips, how to get help and understanding your feelings.
Heel and Toe
Charity offering free therapy to children with cerebral palsy, dyspraxia and any other movement condition. Includes information on their services, events and fundraising efforts.
Homes With Heart
Operates a register of holiday homes whose owners can make them available to families in need of a break, particularly families where children or parents are terminally ill or have a life-limiting disease. Provides details of the scheme for families, owners, and health professionals.
Jack Draws Anything
Charitable initiative run by a six year old boy and his parents, to raise money for the children's hospital his little brother attends; Jacks draws requested pictures in return for a donation.
An comprehensive online guide to kids health organised by kids, teens and parents sections.
Maternal and Early Years
Professional resources and support for the workforce in Scottish Government's early years programmes, covering health, care, and education from pregnancy through to 8 years old.
Medicines for Children
Contains extensive advice and a wide range of information leaflets about medicines for children; written by the Dispensing Doctors' Association.
Medicines for Children Research Network
Created to improve the studies of medicines for children and adolescents, including prevention, diagnosis and treatments. Includes newsletter and details of research.
Medinfo: Otitis Media
Provides patient information on the inflammation of the middle ear, which is the space behind the ear drum.
Grant-giving body that funds research projects and the dissemination of information focused on the links between food quality and children’s health.
Osteopathic Centre for Children (OCC)
A charitable organisation that promotes and provides paediatric osteopathy; includes details of their own clinic and their services in three London hospitals, professional training opportunities, case studies, and a general information guide.
Outer Ear Infection
Discussions about the symptoms, causes, diagnosis, and treatment of outer ear infection.
Over The Wall
A national children’s charity that provides life-changing experiences to children and young people affected by serious and life limiting illnesses; provides a guide to their programme of activity camps, with information for families and prospective volunteers.
Aims to send cheer to seriously ill children by asking volunteers to write letters or send cards to a child of their choice. Includes FAQ and details of how the scheme works.
Charity providing emotional and practical support to families who have a child with a life threatening or terminal illness. Includes news, case studies and information on how to either apply for help or volunteer.
Association supporting families of children born with upper limb deficiencies. Includes extensive guides and information for parents, plus downloadable publications and information on fund raising.
Works to improve the quality of life for financially disadvantaged children with life-limiting illnesses living in the UK. Provides news, newsletters and information on how the public can help.
The Sick Children's Trust
Works to provide "Home from Home" accommodation for families whose children are receiving hospital treatment for serious illness; includes locations and information about their services, and how to get involved.
The Social Research Unit
Independent charity dedicated to improving the health and development of children. Contains information on their publications and projects.
Founded by professional sports people funding medical research into childhood conditions and diseases; describes their programme and how to help.
Starlight Childrens Foundation
Grants seriously and terminally ill children once-in-a-lifetime wishes, and provides entertainment for children in hospitals and hospices throughout the UK.
Theodora Children's Trust
Organises regular visits by specially trained "clown doctors" to children's hospitals around the country, with the aim of bringing laughter to patients and their families.
TOFS (Tracheo-Oesophageal Fistula Support)
A support group for parents of children born with TOF and associated conditions; includes information and advice about the condition, details of activities and events, a forum, news, and contacts.
Provides nursing care and support for children with long term complex health conditions. Includes details of their services, campaigns, fundraising and events, plus a research section and details of helplines.
What About The Children?
Established as a national charity to raise awareness about the emotional needs of children under 3. Provides advice and information, events and conference diary, membership details, and contacts.