Pesky Pests – Headlice

Unfortunately headlice are back at Cramond! They like this time of year. NHS Guidance is that children should be off until the head lice are treated.

Head Lice Head lice mature in 6-12 days and live for about 20 days. They are spread by – direct head to head contact. NHS advice re headlice

Transmission -High risk of transmission until adequately treated.
GP26563043Until treated. (After first treatment and no visible live lice). Treatment is only recommended when live lice are seen. Best treatment (and avoidance of infestation) is regular combing with conditioner for the whole family. Thank you for your support in this.