community paediatrics

community paediatrics

A term defined by the Imperial College of London as an emerging multidisciplinary and multiagency specialty with special interest in child public health and population paediatrics, behavioural and developmental paediatrics, neurodisability, social paediatrics and child protection, and ambulatory paediatrics. Community paediatrics draws on aspects of public health, community nursing, medical geography, anthropology, sociology, psychology, statistics and epidemiology.
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It should also be noted that the sub-specialty referred to [2] is designed for paediatricians working in regional hospitals as well as those working in a community paediatrics stream.
How the hospitalist differs from community paediatrics and child health training
Two initiatives matured legally with the gazetting of an Early Childhood Development Policy and recognition of a qualification for Community Paediatrics and Child Health.
The community paediatrics contract will be divided into the following lots:
A 2011 position statement from the Community Paediatrics Committee of the Canadian Paediatric Society notes that ankyloglossia is a relatively uncommon congenital anomaly, and associations between ankyloglossia and breastfeeding problems in infants have been inconsistent.
Hospital trust bosses want to house a host of services in the town centre building, including podiatry, "looked after children", community paediatrics, community audiology and facilities for the director of psychology.
He presented at his GP practice, to his health visitor, to community paediatrics, to emergency departments.
Dr Hilary Marcer, Registrar in Community Paediatrics and MSc student in healthcare ethics and law
Open evenings are held prior to any families enrolling on the programme which provides them with the opportunity to meet the team and ask any questions, allow the trainers to understand the families interest and needs, and finally allow the Associate Specialist in Community Paediatrics to complete a medical assessment.
HAROON SALOOJEE, MB BCh, FCPaed (SA), MSc (Med) Adjunct Professor and Head, Division of Community Paediatrics, Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg Principal Specialist, Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital, Johannesburg
Alder Hey chief executive Tony Bell said: "We are providing community paediatrics, ophthalmology and general paediatric clinics at the May Logan Centre.
Parents have to weigh up having some chilling-out time getting their kids healthy and heading off for a life of obesity, joint problems, hip and knee pain and osteoporosis,' said Liz, senior physiotherapist for community paediatrics at St David's Hospital Children's Centre, Canton, Cardiff.

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