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The list below details all additions & changes to content on this site since January 2022

Date Page added/updated Notes

16/05/2022

Updated: Anaemia in children and young people with chronic kidney disease

Updated: Acute neonatal referral pathways

 

11/05/2022

New: West of Scotland Paediatric Hepatitis Pathway

 

09/05/2022

Updated: Health assessment of children and young people with Down’s Syndrome - guidance for healthcare professionals, Paediatrics

New: Postnatal management of infants born to parents affected by LQT syndrome

New: Young people with congenital cardiac conditions: transition and medical transfer from paediatric to adult care

New: Fasting guidance for children with Congenital Heart Disease

Updated: Sickle cell protocol

 

13/04/2022

Updated: Anti-fungal policy (hamatology/oncology)

Updated: Anti-viral policy (hamatology/oncology)

Updated: Blood transfusion in children with haematological / oncological disease and following haemopoietic stem cell transplant

Updated: Policy & Guidelines for the Safe Prescribing, Dispensing & Administration of Systemic Anti-Cancer Therapy (SACT)

New: Status Epilepticus Management

 

29/03/2022

New: Scottish paediatric and adolescent infection and immunology network pathway for nMABs for non-hospitalised adolescents with COVID-19

 

23/03/2022

Updated: Wellbeing

Updated: RHC Peer Support

 

16/03/2022

New: Paediatric pathway for administration of Sotrovimab

New: Home oxygen therapy for neonates

Updated: Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) guidance

New: Occupational Health Management Referral Process

 

01/03/2022

Updated: MRSA in paediatric cystic fibrosis patients, eradication and treatment

Updated: Eradication of Pseudomonas Aeruginosa in Children with Cystic Fibrosis

 

28/02/2022

Updated: Major Incident Plan

 

24/02/2022

New: Carvedilol initiation and dose increase

New: Management of Paediatric SVT

 

16/02/2022

Updated: Proteinuria on urinalysis in the Emergency Department

Temporarily removed: Sickle cell SOP

New: Cardio-respiratory investigation & management of adolescents with pectus excavatum

 

The sickle cell protocol has been temporarily removed. It is still available to Haem/Onc staff on the Q-Pulse system.

09/02/2022

Updated: Pain in children, management in the ED

Due to a supply issue with diamorphine, new guidance for the use of Intranasal Fentanyl which has replaced the guidance for Intranasal Diamorphine

04/02/2022

New: Postnatal management of a right or double aortic arch, Paediatrics

New: Osgood Schlatter’s Disease: Information for parents and young people

 

18/01/2022

Updated: Guidance and application of En-Plugs-S (ENP-S) 4cm in gastrostomy care, SOP

Updated: Intravenous fluid guidance for previously well children aged >7 days to 16 years

Updated: RHC Practical Fracture Management Guidance for use during COVID-19 crisis

 

 

Addition of guidance on suitable substitutes if Plasmalyte is unavailable

Addition of link to clavicle fracture patient advice leaflet

17/01/2022

Updated: Cardiac patient pathway

 

11/01/2022

Updated: Prophylaxis against gram negative and fungal infections in immunocompromised babies, children & young people with a Central Venous Access Device (CVAD)

Updated: Antibiotic prophylaxis for paediatric surgery

Updated: Pregnancy testing guidelines for girls aged 12 yrs & over (RHC)

Updated: Cholangitis pathway

 

10/01/2022

Updated: Neonatal Pain Guideline

Updated: One lung ventilation & bronchial blocker guideline

 

05/01/2022

Updated: Neonatal transfusion guideline