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Changes to the use of palivizumab to protect at-risk children from winter respiratory virus

20 July 2021

Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) usually occurs for a few weeks in the winter and is the most common cause of infections in the airways and lungs (lower respiratory tract infection) in children. For most children, RSV causes only mild illness that doesn’t need treatment. However, some children are at risk of severe infection that may need treatment in hospital.

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The 'Ready Steady Go' programme

25 May 2021

Support for young people moving from children's to adult healthcare services

TIER is an international team of healthcare professionals who have developed the ‘Ready Steady Go’ programme. This programme aims to support patients and their carers through the process of transitioning from children’s to adult services.

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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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MedicinesForChildren
Thank you for sharing this Gareth! ☺️ This is great to hear. We are very happy that we were able to help out. 😁 1 week 10 hours ago
Gareth Nickless
Had a children's medicines query today from a family member. The excellent website helped me out 👍 1 week 1 day ago
Jackie Martin-Kerry
Thanks so much . We're really keen to have young people's input into the project. 1 week 4 days ago
MedicinesForChildren
Thank you Neil 😁 1 week 4 days ago