Group A Strep (GAS) Information

GAS is a common bacteria which causes a range of infections including Scarlett Fever. These infections are usually mild.

Parents should trust their judgement when their child is poorly.  Contact 111 or your GP if your child is poorly and getting worse.

If you would like advice regarding symptoms please see links below for NHS 111 and the Healthier together web page or contact the practice.

Get help for your symptoms – NHS 111

Concerned your child is unwell (3 months and older)? :: Healthier Together (

You may also find it helpful to watch this useful video from Dr Ranj