Childrens Lead discusses bronchiolitis symptoms

Advice on RSV

Dr Steven Roper, a GP & Childrens Lead in West Lancashire, discusses some of the symptoms to look out for bronchiolitis in children.

Normally a winter-based virus, cases are unseasonably high at the moment as COVID-19 restrictions ease across the country & children have increased contact with one another.

Parents and carers in Lancashire & South Cumbria were recently issued advice around the signs of respiratory illness in children & when to seek help.

In the following video, Dr Roper addresses:

  • Some of the common signs of respiratory illness
  • When to call 111 or your GP
  • The similarity of some symptoms compared to COVID-19