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The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) has confirmed an increase in cases of scarlet fever and group A strep infections.
Check for the signs of scarlet fever on the NHS website. Please take note of the signs, symptoms and actions to be taken if you think that you or your child might have scarlet fever.
If you are 16 or over and regularly care for someone who could not cope without your help, see support for carers.
It tells you how you can ask for a carer's assessment and see if you qualify for a carer’s personal budget.