Head lice information for parents (NHS Health Scotland)

A leaflet giving helpful advice for parents about head lice, their treatment and prevention. Includes details of wet combing, treatment lotions, bug busting, and 'alert' letters from schools.

Printed copies are also available from NHS Health Scotland by emailing the address below.

Available in English and Polish.

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