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Consultation: 
TIME LENGTH: 20MIN

Paediatrics and Childcare

Pediatrics is the specialty of medical science concerned with the physical, mental, and social health of children from birth to young adulthood. Pediatric care encompasses a broad spectrum of health services ranging from preventive health care to the diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic diseases.

During the pediatric appointment you can discus:
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Adenomegalias
  • Allergies
  • Anemias
  • Asthma
  • Breastfeeding
  • Child Care
  • Child Obesity
  • Diarrhea
  • Dyslipidemias
  • Eczema
  • Gastroesophageal
  • Reflux
  • Growth
  • Otitis
  • Pneumonias
  • Repeat Infections
  • Urinary Infection
  • Urticaria
  • Vaccination
Before your appointment:
Please bring:
  • your child’s red book (personal child health record)
  • any forms that have been sent to you
  • any recent relevant reports, for example from the educational psychologist, school, speech and language therapist.
What to expect at your appointment

Your child will be seen by one of our doctors.

The length of the appointment will vary, and depends on the reason we need to see your child. You are expected to attend the appointment with your child.

Initial assessments usually include a discussion about your concerns and how your child is managing at home, nursery or school. We will ask for detailed information regarding factors that affect your child’s health and development, for example your child’s birth and social situation, family structure and housing. Depending on the type of clinic, this may be followed by a physical examination.Depending on the type of clinic, this may
be followed by a physical examination.

After your appointment
There are a number of possible outcomes at the end of your first appointment:
  • You may be given some advice and strategies to help your child and no further reviews may be needed, unless there is any concern in the future
  • Further assessment sessions may be required to gain a clearer understanding of your child’s strengths and needs
  • Your child may be referred to another professional for further assessment, for example a speech and language therapist, physiotherapist or occupational therapist or to another team of professionals.