If you are concerned that your child is unwell and may need to be seen by a medical professional the Alder Hey symptom checker is a useful tool that can help direct you to the most appropriate service for your child’s needs.

On the link below you can find information and advice on several of the most common illnesses in children before you make a decision to use the Emergency Department.

Symptom checker - Alder Hey Children's Hospital Trust

For resources for parents, families and carers, follow the links below: