Online clinic on children's health 2013

15-21May2013

From 15 - 21 May 2013 NHS Choices and talkhealth teamed up with Medic Alert, ERIC, the British Dental Health Foundation and Children with Cancer UK to present an Online Clinic on children's health.  The clinic is now only open for viewing.

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Clinical experts answered questions about issues surrounding children's health including feeding, sleeping, reflux, unexplained rashes, crying, developmental issues, behavioural problems, common childhood diseases, immunisation, toilet training, oral health, body issues, hormones, body changes for girls and body changes for boys and exercise and you can read the questions and answers in this clinic by clicking the blue ‘Go to this Online Clinic’ button above.

Please also check our list of future clinic dates here.

Medical Experts

  • Dr Anton Alexandroff

    Consultant Dermatologist, Honorary Senior Lecturer & British...

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  • Brenda Cheer

    Paediatric Specialist Continence Nurse

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  • Karen Coates

    Oral Health Advisor

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  • Briege Coyle

    Netmums’ Health Visitor

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  • Dr Mich Erlewyn-Lajeunesse

    Consultant Paediatrician - BSc MBBS DM FRCPCH

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  • Dr Amritash Rai

    Consultant Psychiatrist

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  • Dr James Thompson

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clinic PARTNERS

Netmums

Founded in 2000 with more than a million unique users each week Netmums is twice of the size of any other parenting site. The site hosts over 150 local websites, 2,300 bloggers and 500 national meet-up groups for mums, and is the only parenting site to provide professional support to its users. Each year over three and a half million parents are supported by Netmums specially trained teams of parenting experts, including staff from Relate, Women’s Aid and the Family Rights Group. The site also provides free one-to-one support for more than 30,000 of the UK’s most vulnerable mums each year.

CHARITY PARTNERS

Medic Alert

MedicAlert is a global charity that provides medical ID jewellery for people with hidden medical conditions or allergiesMedicAlert is a global charity that provides medical ID jewellery for people with hidden medical conditions or allergies. Situated on the pulse points, it displays the international medical symbol to quickly identify your condition and speed up treatment in an emergency. Because every moment matters.

MedicAlert members benefit from peace of mind that goes far beyond their bracelet. Their conditions are reviewed by medically trained staff, who prioritise the text engraved on each piece of jewellery. A detailed medical record is also held in MedicAlert's secure database, which can be accessed 24/7 by emergency responders.

ERIC

ERIC is the only charity in the UK dedicated to supporting children suffering from wetting and soiling problems and their families. Every year in the UK, nearly a million children struggle with wetting or soiling problems, but the very nature of the issue means it is often hidden and not talked about. Feeling unable to discuss what is happening, families often think they are the only ones coping day in and day out with the effects of a child with a wetting or soiling condition. ERIC is dedicated to raising awareness and reducing the stigma of these problems and we offer information and support to help families manage or overcome them.

British Dental Health Foundation

The British Dental Health Foundation is an independent charity that is dedicated to improving the oral health of the publicThe British Dental Health Foundation is an independent charity that is dedicated to improving the oral health of the public by providing free and impartial dental advice, by running educational campaigns and by informing and influencing the public, profession and government on issues such as mouth cancer awareness and fluoridation.

Children with Cancer UK

Children with Cancer UK is the leading national children’s charity dedicated to the fight against childhood cancer. Children with Cancer UK is the leading national children’s charity dedicated to the fight against childhood cancer. Our aims are to determine the causes, find cures and provide care for children with cancer.