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Bronchiolitis

A Multi-Centre Service Evaluation into the use of High Flow Nasal Cannula Oxygen Therapy in the Management of Infants with Bronchiolitis, a PRAM Project

Regional Project Lead: Dr Isobel Fullwood

Local Project Leads: Dr Joanne Nutthal, Dr Ayaz Vantra, Dr Amanda Thompson, Dr Wynn Aung, Dr Hannah Vawda, Dr Pooja Bakhshi, Dr Rohini Thapliyal, Dr Lucine Nahabedian, Dr Mohamed Ali, Dr Fozia Roked, ANP Sarah Keeling, Dr Tim Van Hasselt, Dr Ashley Vardon

Project Supervisors: Dr Kevin Morris

Oral presentation at Midlands Regional Paediatric Society Meeting 2018

Oral presentation at European Academy of Paediatric Societies Meeting 2018

 

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Bronchiolitis:

Oxygen Saturations thresholds in bronchiolitis: examining admissions

Regional leads: Dr Tim van Hasselt, Dr Bhavna Singham, Dr Amy Henderson

 

Local Project Leads:  Dr Bhavna Singham, Dr Andy Taylor, Dr Vic Parsonson, Dr Harriet Swallow, Dr Jo Nuthall, Dr Sonia Goyal, Dr Hannah Cooper, Dr Katy Francis, Dr Isobel Fullwood, Dr Liz Fairholme, Dr Prasadi Desilva, Dr Deevena Chinthala, Dr Kun Hu, Dr Fiona Halton, Dr Nabil Fassaludhin

Project Supervisors:  Dr Ian Wacogne, Dr Eve Bassett

 

Additional Statistics Reviews: Paul Davies

 

Oral Presentation at Midlands Regional Paediatric Society meeting (2019) won Best Presentation Prize

Published in Archives of Disease in Childhood

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Child Sexual Abuse

Is Child Sexual abuse being considered during Child Protection Medical Assessment?

Regional Project Leads: Dr Harry Woodward, Dr Kate Harvey

Project Steering Group: Dr Hannah Vadwa, Dr Rebecca Dack, Dr Parimal Mano, Dr Rishwa Vithlani

Local Project Leads: Dr Sarah Williamson, Dr Andy Taylor, Dr Jess Groucutt, Dr Emily Sivers, Dr Helen McDermott, Dr Lizzie Simons, Dr Monica Kaul

 

Poster presentation at BACCH trainee day 2018 and at RCPCH Conference 2019

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Published in Acta Paediatrics 

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Covid:

Comment on ‘High rates of antibiotic prescriptions in children with COVID-19 or multisystem inflammatory syndrome: A multinational experience in 990 cases from Latin America

 

Project steering group: Dr P Siddhi, Dr K Shelly, Dr H Rizvi, Dr A Holt, Dr AK John, Dr H McDermott, Dr N Muhammed, Dr SB Welch

 

Local consultant supervisors: Dr P Siddhi, Dr J Rweyemamu, Dr K Davies, Dr S Nasir, Dr W Coles, Dr S Parepalli , Dr W Corroll, Dr W Sinwari  Dr N Makwana, Dr SB Welch

Local leads & data collection: Dr P Siddhi, Dr K Shelly, Dr H Rizvi, Dr A Holt, Dr A Banerjee, Dr E Seager, Dr L Mulligan, Dr R Horner, Dr P Bakshi, Dr M M Magwenzi, Dr A Pearce

 

Data collection: Dr H Vadwa, Dr Dr N Muhammed, Dr T Y Kwan, Dr M Cant, Dr A Elzubair, Dr J Onubi, Dr B Oyelade, Dr Y Oumellil, Dr A Abdelbaky, Dr S Meenan, Miss J Pugh , Dr S Hine, Dr E Blamey, Dr R Pitt, Dr S Amanda, Dr Z Baccha

 

Data input: Dr S Harlalka, Dr N Zia, Dr A Pachala, Dr N Smith, Dr I Craner,  Dr M Cant

Published in Acta Paediatrica

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Debrief

Are you okay?

Collaborators:  Dr Sarah L Williamson, Dr Hannah Vawda, Dr Jessica Gosney

Project Supervisor: Dr Matthew Nash

 

Poster presentation at RCPCH Conference 2021 and at  REASoN Meeting 2021

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Early Onset Neonatal Sepsis (KP-SRC):

Impact of neonatal sepsis calculator in West Midlands (UK)

Regional Project Leads: Dr T van Hasselt, Dr H McDermott

Local Project Leads: Dr R Eltahir, Dr L Macaskill, Dr R Jain, Dr N McMullan, Dr S Slee, Dr M Jagga, Dr M Naseem, Dr O Alake, Dr C Cherry, Dr B Miguras

Supervising Consultants: Dr P Surana, Dr A Ewer

Oral presentation at REaSoN meeting 2020

Publication: Archives of Disease in Childhood - Fetal and Neonatal Edition  

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Impact of the new NICE guidance 2021 on management of early onset neonatal sepsis

Regional Leads: Dr T van Hasselt, Dr L Macaskill, Dr S Slee, Dr M Naseem

Supervising Consultants: Dr A Ewer, Dr P Surana

Publication: Archives of Disease in Childhood - Fetal and Neonatal Edition

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Early Onset Neonatal Sepsis (Adherence to NICE guidance)

Regional variation in adherence to the Early Onset Neonatal Sepsis (EONS) NICE guideline.

Regional Lead: Dr Anna Gregory

 

Local Project Leads:  Dr Helen McDermott, Dr Cathryn Seagrave,  Dr Ranvir Dhoot,  Dr Andrew Taylor, Dr Daniela Vietan, Mrs Sharon Turnock, Dr Moslehuddin Farid, Dr Celia Exon

 

Project Supervisors:   Dr Bedford Russell, Dr Sivakumar

                 

Oral presentation at Staffordshire, Shropshire and Black Country Newborn and Maternity Network Audit and Quality improvement competition in 2017

Poster presentation at REASoN Meeting 2017

Encephalitis

The use of aciclovir in the management of paediatric encephalitis: a multi-centre audit

Regional Project Leads: Dr Lizzie Simons Dr Ash Holt

Local Project Leads: S Omar, K Shelley, I Nijjar, C Sherlaw, R Mills

Poster presentation at RCPCH conference 2019, EAPS and Encephalitis Society

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HEEADSSS Assessment on hospital admission

Bringing our HEEADSSS together - prioritising the voices of children and young people

Project Steering Group: Alexandra Davison, Anandi Singh, Ashley Holt, Chloe Batchford, Helen McDermott, Leah Simpson, Lesley Peers, Margaret Williams, Pamela Dawson, Shaheen Ghumra    

 

Consultant Supervision: Stuart Hartshorn

 

Local Leads & Data Collectors: Dr Anandi Singh, Dr Ashley Holt, Miss Jayne Thompson, Dr Laura Kelly, Dr Lauren Brace, Dr Leah Simpson, Dr Margaret Williams, Dr Marwa Alkotamy, Dr Rachel O’Sullivan, Dr Shaheen Ghumra

 

Local Data Collectors: Dr Ahmed Abdella, Dr Alec Rapson, Dr Alexandra Davison, Dr Alexis Perry, Dr Alice Packham, Dr Chloe Batchford, Dr Joshua Meremikwu, Dr Kirsten Brown, Dr Kiran Raju, Dr Luke Hailston, Dr Marianne Yousif, Dr Mica Skilton, Dr Moataz Badawy, Dr Mofoluwake Faturoti, Dr Mohammed Haque, Dr Mushfiq Sahebzada, Dr Priscilla Wong, Dr Samuel Danaher, Dr Samuel Jack, Dr Teim Eyo, Dr Thomas Baird

 

Data Analysis: Dr Alexandra Davison, Dr Chloe Batchford, Dr Kiran Raju, Dr Helen McDermott

 

Local Consultant Support: Dr Stuart Hartshorn, Dr Pooja Siddhi, Dr Sofia Omar, Dr Tom Dawson, Dr S. Parepelli

 

Poster presentation at RCPCH Conference 2021

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Learning Disability

Learning disability – how confident are we to make the diagnosis?

Regional Project Lead: Dr Rebecca Dack, Dr Sarah Seccombe, Dr Hannah Vawda, Dr Kate Harvey 

Local Project Leads: Dr Sophie Carter, Dr Sarah Steadman, Dr Clare Morgans,  Dr Ayaz Vantra,  Dr Davina Kenyon-Blair, Dr Hannah Cooney, Dr Isabel Cowling

Poster presentation at RCPCH conference 2021

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Neonatal Intubation

Premedication use in neonatal intubation: Are we denying babies adequate analgesia for intubation? 

Regional Project Lead: Dr Kate Atkinson

Local Project Leads: Dr Amy Henderson, Dr Anna Radcliffe, Dr Dannie Bogue, Dr Gayathri Bhat, Dr Hannah Vawda, Dr Helen Mc Dermott, Dr Laura Duthie, Dr Rachel Yew, Dr Olayinka Kowobari, Dr Jen Brindley, Dr Nivvya Randheer

 

Poster presentation at RCPCH conference 2018 and a Regional Research Meeting 2018

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Obesity

Obesity recognition audit: whether overweight (BMI>91th centile) children are correctly identified and managed in Children’s Assessment Units.

Regional Project Lead: Dr Kate Harvey

Local Project Leads: Dr Helen McDermott, Dr Will Coles, Dr Su Elliott,  Dr Nicola McMullan, Dr Archie Anandaram, Dr Sanaa Ismail

 

Project Supervisors: Dr Emma Webb, Dr Jeremy Kirk

 

Oral presentation at RCPCH Conference 2017

Publication: Tackling the childhood obesity crisis: acute paediatricians are not playing their part. 

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Trainee Well-being

8 high impact interventions: a regional survey of trainee experience

Collaborators: Dr Diana Aguirre, Dr Sarah Steadman, Dr Mandy O’Keeffe, Dr Davina Kenyon-Blair, Dr Hannah Cooper, Trainee Wellbeing Interest Group (TWIG) of the PRAM group

Poster presentation at RCPCH conference 2019 and all Trainees Regional Teaching session

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No news isn’t necessarily good news: regional experience of exception reporting by trainees

Collaborators: Dr Sarah Steadman, Dr Diana Aguirre, Dr Davina Kenyon-Blair, Dr Hannah Cooper, Dr Mandy O’Keeffe, Trainee Wellbeing Interest Group (TWIG) of the PRAM group

Project Supervisors: Dr Helen Goodyear, Dr Rob Negrine

Poster presentation at RCPCH conference 2019 and all Trainees Regional Teaching session

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Vitamin D

Vitamin D supplementation in pre-school children: A Multi-Centre Survey

Regional Project Leads: Dr Joanna Nuthall 

 

Local Project Leads:  Dr Minoth Kanagaratnam, Dr Isabel Fullwood, Dr Gerard Millen, Dr Bhavna Singham, Dr Shaheen Ghumra, Dr Stuart Hartshorn, Dr Louise Rogers

 

Project Supervisors:  Dr Emma Webb, Dr Jeremy Kirk 

 

Poster presentation at RCPCH Conference 2017

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Wheeze

The management of acute wheeze- what do paediatric trainees do?

Regional Project Leads: Dr Laura Duthie, Dr Vicki Currie

Project Supervisor: Dr Prasad Nagakumar 

Poster presentation at British Thoracic Society conference 2019 and at RCPCH Conference 2020

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