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Children with long-term health conditions should have a ‘named GP’ co-ordinating every aspect of their care in order to prevent them being passed from ‘pillar to post’, says the chief medical officer.Hunt: Contract reforms next year will mean ‘fundamental change to the role of GPs’Comments (16)
There is no evidence that antipyretics prolong fever in children with acute infections, claims a UK meta-analysis.
GPs are increasingly reporting maltreatment-related concerns in children, according to UK researchers.
NHS chiefs are aiming to increase the number of people receiving personal health budgets by 2,000% over the next five years, under the Government’s drive to roll out the scheme to more patients with complex needs and multiple long-term conditions.
Prescriptions for antidepressants in children have risen over 50% in recent years in the UK, an international study has revealed
Surgery to remove the adenoids is no better than a watchful waiting strategy in children with recurrent upper respiratory tract infections, a new study concludes.
Drugs for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder were the most common source of yellow card reports in children after vaccinations, a new analysis reveals.
ADHD medications do not increase the risk of cardiovascular events as has previously been suggested, a large analysis shows.
The number of children in England urgently admitted to hospital for complications of diabetes has risen sharply, new figures show.
More than 12,000 reports of adverse events following immunisation (AEFIs) were reported by girls aged 11 and 12 who received the quadrivalent HPV vaccine in the US between June 2006 and January 2009.