PIF Categories: General - paeds

Bruising: information about injuries, bruises, marks or bleeding in non-mobile babies and children

Date: 26/07/2022 | Category: Community paediatrics Paediatrics

Important Information for parents and carers about: Injuries, bruises, marks or bleeding in non-mobile babies and children Questions and answers about bruising/marks/bleeding in non-mobile babies & children: Q: Why is […]

Paediatric drug challenges

Date: 26/07/2022 | Category: Community paediatrics Paediatrics

How we determine if a child is allergic to a specific medication Drug Challenges Why do a Drug Challenge? It is sometimes presumed that a child has a particular drug […]

Ambulatory Care for Children requiring Intravenous Drug Administration via a Peripheral Cannula

Date: 19/07/2022 | Category: Community paediatrics Paediatrics

What is Ambulating? Ambulating is when a child is well enough to leave hospital and continue their recovery at home, but require intravenous (IV) antibiotics whilst waiting blood culture results […]

When your child is coming to Wycombe Hospital for a general anaesthetic – Ward 11

Date: 19/07/2022 | Category: Community paediatrics Paediatrics

Ward 11 welcomes you to our department. We are a day surgery Paediatric Ward and our staff have a wealth of experience in caring for all our younger patients. Please […]

When your child is coming to Stoke Mandeville Hospital for a general anaesthetic – Ward 3

Date: 19/05/2022 | Category: Community paediatrics Paediatrics

Ward 3 welcomes you to our department. We are the main Paediatric Ward and our staff have a wealth of experience in caring for all younger patients. Please take time […]

Nephritis in Children and Young people

Date: 19/05/2022 | Category:

Acute Glomerulonephritis in Children and Young people (<16 years) Introduction Nephritis is a condition that affects the kidneys.  It requires special attention.  Most children with nephritis make a full recovery […]

What Is Polyhydramnios?

Date: 19/05/2022 | Category:

Introduction Polyhydramnios is a condition where there is excess fluid surrounding the baby in the womb. There is often no cause found but sometimes this can be associated with problems […]

Basic life support for infants

Date: 19/05/2022 | Category: Community paediatrics Paediatrics

Introduction This booklet is for parents and carers who have had resuscitation training with a qualified trainer, and have practiced the skills on a resuscitation manikin. Please remember that cardiopulmonary […]

Paediatric Permanent Open-Door Service

Date: 03/03/2022 | Category: Community paediatrics Paediatrics

What is the Permanent Open-Door Service? Permanent open door is for children and young people with specific medical conditions/needs which require ongoing hospital care. Permanent open door enables children and […]

Paediatric outreach team

Date: 28/10/2021 | Category: Community paediatrics Paediatrics

The Children’s Community Nurses are a team of children’s nurses who provide nursing care in partnership with children and families, with both short and/or long-term nursing needs in a community […]