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Adult & Children Safeguarding

  

Safeguarding is about the safety and well being of all patients but providing additional measures for those least able to protect themselves from harm or abuse

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Advice & Guidance from Secondary Care and Psychiatry

  

Information about seeking advice & guidance from secondary care to avoid unnecessary referrals and safely obtaining timely and safe management advice. Consultant Connect service. Urgent Connect GP Liaison Service

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Anaemia (Children)

  

Anaemia is a problem in which the body does not have enough healthy red blood cells.

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Bronchiolitis

  

Bronchiolitis is generally a self-limiting viral illness characterised by a prodrome of coryza, prior to cough, increased work of breathing and often wheeze. It often affects a child ability to feed.

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Children’s Bladder and Bowel Service (Coventry & Warwickshire)

  

The Children’s Bladder and Bowel service is part of the Children and Young People’s Community Nursing Service in Coventry. The aim of the Bladder and Bowel Team is to provide specialist information, advice, and support to children, young people and their families living in Coventry and Warwickshire

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Circumcision (male)

  

Male circumcision is the surgical removal of the foreskin

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Colposcopy Service for Difficult Smears

  

An alternative referral service for cervical screening (other than Community Gynaecology) where technical difficulties due to body habitus or anxiety

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Community Paediatrics

  

Community Paediatricians provide specialist care for children and young people. We also carry out a range of duties in relation to child protection, medical advice for special educational needs, and health assessments of children in care. The role of the paediatrician involves prevention, identification, assessment, diagnosis, treatment and support.

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Constipation – Children

  

Constipation occurs when there is a reduction in the frequency of bowel movements characterized by the passage of hard stools and may be associated with straining and pain

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Dilatation and Curettage for Menorrhagia

  

Dilation (or dilatation) and curettage (D&C) refers to the dilation (widening/opening) of the cervix and surgical removal of part of the lining of the uterus and/or contents of the uterus by scraping and scooping (curettage).

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Enuresis (Paediatric)

  

“Bedwetting is a widespread and distressing condition that can have a deep impact on a child or young person's behavior, emotional wellbeing and social life. It is also very stressful for the parents or carers. The prevalence of bedwetting decreases with age. Bedwetting less than 2 nights a week has a prevalence of 21% at about 4 and a half years and 8% at 9 and a half years. More frequent bedwetting is less common and has a prevalence of 8% at 4 and a half years and 1.5% at 9 and a half years.” (NICE 2010)

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Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)

  

Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is the partial or total removal of external female genitalia for nonmedical reasons. It is also known as female circumcision, cutting or sunna.

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Fertility Problems (Assisted Conception)

  

Infertility is defined as 'failing to get pregnant after two years of regular unprotected sex'. Please refer in the name of the female where appropriate

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Fever in Under 5’s

  

Sometimes a high temperature in children is associated with more serious signs and symptoms, such as: breathlessness. vomiting. rash. fits or seizures.

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FWT Services – MAMTA

  

FWT is a Centre for Women based in Coventry who partners with CWPT. The two organisations provide support for women who are either having a baby, have a baby under the age of one, lost their baby or are pregnant after a loss

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Gynaecology 2WW

  

Updated information and referral forms for 2WW Gynaecology

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Hydrocoele (children)

  

A hydrocele denotes a pathological accumulation of serous fluid in a body cavity.

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Inguinal hernia (children)

  

A hernia occurs when an internal part of the body pushes through a weakness in the muscle or surrounding tissue wall.

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Jaundice (Neonatal)

  

Jaundice is a term used to describe the yellowing of the skin and the whites of the eyes.

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Milk intolerance

  

Lactose intolerance is a common digestive problem where the body is unable to digest lactose, a type of sugar mainly found in milk and dairy products.

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Ophthalmic cyst (children)

  

A chalazion, also known as a meibomian cyst, is a common condition affecting the eyelid.

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Paediatric Allergy Service

  

Paediatric Allergy Service for management of allergy /drug allergy in children

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Paediatric Chest Pain

  

The management and referral of undifferentiated chest pain in childhood (this advice is not suitable for paediatric patients with known congenital cardiac defects or cardiovascular disease)

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Paediatric Dermatology Service

  

Specialist advice in the community on the management of common paediatric dermatological conditions

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Paediatric Physiotherapy

  

Physiotherapy helps to restore movement and function when someone is affected by injury, illness or disability.

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Perinatal Mental Health

  

Perinatal mental health problems are those which occur during pregnancy or in the first year following the birth of a child

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Phimosis (children)

  

Phimosis is a condition where the foreskin is too tight to be pulled back over the head of the penis.

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Plagiocephaly

  

Plagiocephaly is a disorder that affects a baby’s skull making the back or side appear flattened.

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Polycystic ovarian syndrome PCOS

  

PCOS is a common ovarian endocrine disorder, which is often complicated by chronic anovulatory sub-fertility and hyperandrogenism.

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Post Coital Bleeding (PCB)

  

Treatment and referral advice for spotting or bleeding not related to menstruation and occurring during or after sexual intercourse.

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Primary Care Gynaecology Service (PCGS)

  

Commissioned by Coventry and Warwickshire ICB so that patients can be seen more quickly and conveniently for routine gynaecological care

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Prolapse

  

Treatment of female genital prolapse

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Ptosis (children)

  

Ptosis is a drooping or falling of the upper eyelid.

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Red eye (children)

  

A red eye can be alarming, but can be a sign of a minor eye condition, such as conjunctivitis or a burst blood vessel.

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School Health & Wellbeing Service

  

About School Nursing. School nurses work across education and health, providing a link between school, home and the community.

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Scoliosis (Paediatric)

  

Assessment in secondary care is advised for any child with a suspected scoliosis who is still growing.

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Sepsis Guidance

  

Sepsis - overwhelming infection requiring urgent treatment

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Snoring (children)

  

If your child snores, it may be caused by an underlying problem with their airways, such as enlarged tonsils.

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Squint (Pre-School)

  

A squint (strabismus) is a condition where the eyes point in different directions.

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Undescended testes

  

Undescended testicles are a common childhood condition where a boy's testicles are not in their usual place in the scrotum.

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Vulvovaginitis (in Children)

  

Vulvovaginitis is inflammation or soreness of the skin in the vagina or surrounding vulva. It is more common in younger girls.

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