Service: Paediatrics (Children's Services)

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 […]

Making changes to insulin doses: ten top tips

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

Information for parents of children with diabetes and their families Guidance To keep blood glucose (BG) levels within range while you/your child grows, you will need to change insulin doses […]

Crying and feeding issues

Date: 22/09/2021 | Category: , Neonatal Community paediatrics Paediatrics

Please follow this link to information provided by the Children and Young People’s Urgent Care Advisory Group: Crying-and-feeding-issues The Children and Young People Urgent Care Advisory Group is made up […]

How to treat your Wheeze/Asthma

Date: 16/09/2021 | Category: Community paediatrics Paediatrics

Advice for children and young people with asthma and their parents and carers Useful websites www.nhs.uk/conditions/asthma Asthma UK: www.asthma.org.uk

Child Protection: The Medical Assessment – A parent and child’s guide

Date: 16/09/2021 | Category: Community paediatrics Paediatrics

This leaflet is intended to help parents and children understand what a medical assessment is, where it takes place, who you will see and what you can expect. We understand […]

Pump Therapy – General Management of Hypoglycaemia in Children with Diabetes Mellitus

Date: 14/09/2021 | Category: Community paediatrics Paediatrics

Pump Therapy-General Management of Hypoglycaemia (Low Blood Glucose 4.0mmols/l or below): What to do flow chart A low blood glucose (hypoglycaemia; 3.9mmol/l or below) might happen because the child/young person: […]

Human breast milk fortifier

Date: 14/09/2021 | Category: Community paediatrics Paediatrics

Your baby is going home breast feeding with Human Breast Milk Fortifier (HBMF). HBMF is made from cow’s milk protein and contains vitamins and minerals to support growth for up […]

Following a first seizure without a fever in children and young people – information for parents and carers

Date: 02/08/2021 | Category: Community paediatrics Paediatrics

This information is from the Royal College of paediatrics and child health. Introduction Seeing a child or young person having a seizure can be frightening. Most seizures do not cause […]

Gastroenteritis – advice for parents and carers of children aged 5 years old and under

Date: 30/07/2021 | Category: Community paediatrics Paediatrics

Gastroenteritis – advice for parents and carers of children aged 5 years old and under Please download the leaflet published by the Children and Young People Urgent Care Advisory Group

Childhood illnesses: Fevers – advice for parents and carers of children under 5

Date: 30/07/2021 | Category: Community paediatrics Paediatrics

Advice for parents and carers of children aged 5 years old and under Published by the Children and Young People Urgent Care Advisory Group