Headlice


How can I treat my child if they have nits?

Nits or head lice is a community hygiene concern. Parents often become more aware of this once their children are at school, as here, heads are close together, and nits are more likely to spread with this contact.

head lice nits or lice combing for head lice

We hope you find the information using the web links below useful in reducing the risk of catching nits, and curbing its spread.

NHS choices: introduction

NHS choices: checking This video is very helpful!

NHS choices: treatment