General Practitioners (GP)

Your GP will be informed about your child’s diagnosis and admissions to hospital. During treatment you should always bring your child to hospital when they are unwell as we have the most up to date information on your child’s treatment.

Your GP can still provide help for you and your family in many ways. Some GPs have a system called ‘Special Consideration Rules’ which are used when one family member has a serious illness. This means that when anyone in the immediate family has health concerns they are prioritised for appointments. Please also see your GP if you feel you need some additional support with managing stress/anxiety since your child’s diagnosis.