PIF Categories: Paediatrics

Collecting a urine sample from your baby

Date: 23/11/2022 | Category: Community paediatrics Paediatrics

Babies and small children cannot wee ‘on demand’, which makes it difficult to get a sample for testing. Urine tests may be done for a number of reasons and they […]

Child and young person temporary open-door hospital service

Date: 05/09/2022 | Category:

What is the temporary open-door service? Temporary open door is for children and young people who have been seen by the paediatricians and for a set period will be seen […]

Children having a skeletal survey or CT scan

Date: 05/09/2022 | Category: Community paediatrics Paediatrics

This information leaflet will explain why a skeletal survey/scan is necessary and what it involves, but if you have any specific questions, please talk to a member of the Paediatric […]

Sick day guidelines for a child with diabetes

Date: 26/07/2022 | Category:

If you suspect your child may be unwell Make sure you always have a good supply of the following: Blood ketone test strips  for use with a  blood ketone meter(check […]

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 […]