Clinical info

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Medical advice at fingertips for parents

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Parents and carers can now find NHS advice at their fingertips to help them look after your children’s health.

The app gives easy to understand guidance on childhood illnesses, recognising when your child is unwell, and advice on when and where to seek further treatment. It contains everything from oral health, upset tummies and diarrhoea to advice on bumps and bruises.

The app, which is also available as a 115-page booklet, has been created by healthcare professionals across the region as part of the North East Urgent and Emergency Care Network.

View the booklet online or download the App

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Get it on Google Play

Paediatric Sepsis

Pathways, clinical material and patient story videos to help spot and treat sepsis early

From Resilience and the Great North Children’s Hospitals Sepsis Hub. More info contact Dr Emma Lim, consultant paediatrian GNCH

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Asthma

Asthma is an area for focus in health care following a number of asthma deaths in recent years. Below are a few key links to asthma management guidance.
 
The School of Paediatrics has been asked to send a link round to all trainees in an attempt to reduce asthma deaths following a child’s death in London. 
 
North East Paediatric Partnership website 
Evidence based guideline for frontline staff in the management of Acute asthma published on the NECTAR website.