It's natural for parents to worry that their child is ill, but recognising symptoms and how serious they might be from an early stage is not always easy. From its first publication, Your Child's Health has stood out as the most helpful, reassuring - and wide-ranging- book of its kind. Well known TV doctor Hilary Jones' advice is clear and straightforward and the book covers all aspects of children's health. From working out if a tummy ache is the start of something more serious, to help on what to do if your baby is badly scalded, why your child seems to have constant colds, and much more, Hilary Jones gives you a thorough understanding of your children's growth and development and reveals simple ways to help keep them healthy. A comprehensive, easy-to-use A-Z of symptoms helps you to eliminate and recognise illnesses and decide on the best possible course of action. Unrivalled in its scope and accessibility, this essential reference is a guaranteed cure for every worried parent.
Dr Hilary Jones qualified at the Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine, London, in 1976. He became a GP in 1982 and a GP Trainer in 1987. He now practices part time as an NHS GP. He joined the breakfast TV station, TVam, in 1990 and appears regularly on GMTV. He has co-presented The Health Show with Terry Wogan and has a regular guest slot on Steve Wright's Radio 2 show. He contributes to many national newspapers and magazines including the News of the World, Rosemary Conley's Diet and Fitness, and is editor of and contributor to Family Healthcare with Dr Hilary Jones. He is also a regular contributor to a number of medical magazines and journals. Hilary lives in Hampshire with his wife Sarah, their son Dylan, twins Rupert and Samantha and sons Tristan and Sebastian.