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Fontanelle paediatric education

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Welcome to Fontanelle, a paediatric educational podcast for trainees. I'm Caroline Storey, a paediatric trainee in Wessex, and I'll be joined by wise friends, learned colleagues and leading lights from around the region and beyond to explore common presentations, sticky situations, what's fresh and … read more

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Hypermobility and EDS with Dr Alice Leahy

October 18th, 2021


Many of us see children with joint pain, some of whom are incredibly bendy. But have they "got hypermobility" or even EDS? Join Dr Alice Leahy and Marisa McMillan in their wide ranging discussion about EDS, …

Adolescent medicine and the HEEADSSS tool for psychosocial screening in ED and beyond.

August 15th, 2020


A look inside the world of adolescent medicine and the benefits of the HEEADSSS tool with Dr David James, who explains to Marisa McMillan how we can …

Constipation in children - a podcast for parents by Dr Tighe

May 22nd, 2020


Low appetite? Tired? Tummy ache? Perhaps your child is constipated. Let Dr Mark Tighe guide you through the essentials of constipation - what it is, what sets it off, and most importantly, what you can do about it. Go …

Puberty - what's normal? What's not? When to investigate? When reassure? Dr McAulay is here to help!

May 15th, 2020


Dr Antoinette McAulay, General Paediatrician in Poole talks to Dr Marisa McMillan, Wessex Paediatric Trainee, guest hosting on Fontanelle - Thank you …

The world of ARCP and eportfolio in UK paediatric training

February 27th, 2020


Dr Phil Parslow, training programme director for ST4-8 in Wessex Deanery guides us through the whole appraisal process, with plenty of advice and …

Food Allergies in Children - making a diagnosis using the EATERS method

October 4th, 2019


Dr Mich Lajeunesse consultant in paediatric allergy takes us through using the EATERS method to take an allergy focused clinical history and help …

Oncology Emergencies in Paediatrics

September 20th, 2019


Dr Amy Mitchell takes us through a real case looking at two oncological emergencies: hyperleucocytosis and tumour lysis syndrome. With reference to …

The Unsettled Baby and Infantile Colic with Aude Cholet

May 24th, 2019


Inconsolable crying. Is it CMPA? Transient lactose intolerance? GORD? Infantile colic?

The majority of babies cry for 2-3 hours a day, and that's …

Sepsis in Children. Topic 7 of Healthier Together with Dr Sanjay Patel

April 12th, 2019


Sepsis can be deadly, but difficult to spot. Sepsis is life threatening organ dysfunction characterised by altered physiology. Capilliary leak leads …

Abdominal Migraine. Part 2 of Abdo Pain in Children mini series. Topic 6b of Heathier Together - with Dr Charlie Powell

March 28th, 2019


I'm joined by Dr Charlie Powell to discuss abdominal migraine and associated syndromes - cyclical vomiting and benign paroxysmal vertigo. Debilitating, recurrent abdominal pain which is central, associated with pallor …

Abdo Pain in Children. Topic 6 of Healthier Together with Dr Mark Tighe

March 14th, 2019


Abdominal pain is common in children and concerning for parents with a wide range of differentials. In this episode Dr Mark Tighe, paediatrician in …

Lymphadenopathy in Children Topic 5 of Healthier Together with Dr Phil Wylie

March 4th, 2019


Lymphadenopathy in children is common and usually benign. How can we distinguish between harmless reactive lymphadenopathy and more sinister causes which might require treatment or further evaluation? Dr Phil Wylie …

Respiratory Tract Infections in Children with Dr Sanjay Patel. Topic 4 of Healthier Together

January 26th, 2019


Respiratory tract infections in under 5s represent two thirds of all presentations to primary care and ED. But why do we see so many of them? What are parents looking for when they bring their children to see a doctor? …

Healthier Together - A child health educational resource with Dr Sanjay Patel

January 1st, 2019


I'm joined by Dr Sanjay Patel, consultant paediatrician and lead for Healthier Together, who describes the background and aims of this wonderful, …

D&V in kids with Dr Phil Wylie. Topic 3 of Healthier Together

December 18th, 2018


D&V, or gastroenteritis, can usually be managed safely at home by parents with appropriate advice and safety netting. To help provide that …

UTI in children with Dr Phil Parslow. Topic 2 of Healthier Together

December 13th, 2018


Dr Phil Parslow, Consultant Paediatrician with an interest in nephrology talks UTI - in primary and secondary care. Referencing Healthier Together

Nutrition with Dr Sarah Williams. Highlights from PIER2018

December 11th, 2018


Dr Sarah Williams, Consultant paediatrician with an interest in gastroenterology and nutrition, summarises her thoughts on important areas in …

6. Bronchiolitis with Dr Clare Hollingsworth. Topic 1 of Healthier Together

December 2nd, 2018


In this episode, Dr Clare Hollingsworth, consultant general paediatrician, discusses our favourite topic for these winter months: bronciolitis. …

5. Staff Wellness - You Got This! with Dr Dan Magnus as heard at PIER 2018

December 1st, 2018


Dr Dan Magnus, Paediatric Emergency Medicine Consultant at Bristol Children's Hospital came to the PIER Conference 2018 to talk about staff wellness …

4. Writing right for publication with Dr Mark Tighe. Highlights from PIER 2018.

November 21st, 2018


I caught up with Dr Mark Tighe, consultant paediatrician and associate editor of Archives of Disease in Childhood. He shared some golden nuggets from …

3. Nutrition with Prof Mark Beattie at PIER 2018

November 16th, 2018


In this episode I talk to Professor Mark Beattie at PIER 2018 about his keynote speech on Nutrition - Everyone's Business. He lays out the principles of nutritional requirements in various stages of illness and …

2. Professor Gary Connett on The PIER Conference 2018

October 19th, 2018


At the PIER Conference 2018 I talked to Professor Gary Connett on what PIER is all about, as well as some highlights of the conference itself.

1. PIER Conference 2018 - Sneak Preview

October 14th, 2018


In this episode of Fontanelle, I'm super excited to be heading to the PIER Conference 2018 for two whole days of presentations, discussions and …

Fontanelle - Introduction

October 13th, 2018


Fontanelle Paediatric Podcast - Introduction.

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