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Speciality: Women & Children

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Bronchiolitis

  

Bronchiolitis is a generally self limiting viral illness characterised by a prodrome of coryza, prior to cough and often wheeze.

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Cervical Screening

  

Updated method and training information October 2019

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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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Continence Services

  

Continence Services are specialist teams providing support and medical advice for people with bowel or bladder incontinence.

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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

  

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

  

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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Health Visitor

  

About Health Visitors and the Health Visiting Service

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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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Miscarriage

  

Current or threatened miscarriage

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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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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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Safeguarding Children

  

Information regarding the safeguarding of children in Coventry and Rugby.

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School Health & Wellbeing

  

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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Speech and language therapy

  

Speech and Language Therapists support children’s speech, language and communication.

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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.