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Speciality: Paediatrics

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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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Circumcision (male)

  

Male circumcision is the surgical removal of the foreskin

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.