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Comic Relief funding announcement

5 July 2018

The Medicines for Children team is delighted to announce that WellChild, our charity partner, has won funding from Comic Relief's 

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Do I need to treat my child’s fever?

14 June 2018
  • Recent articles in the media and on television have said that it is not always necessary to give your child paracetamol or ibuprofen if they have a fever (raised temperature).
  • Children commonly get fevers, for example when they get a cold or cough, because their body is fighting the infection.
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"As a parent/carer you want to be confident you’re doing it correctly with accurate information and not putting your child at risk."
Leanne Cooper

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