Paediatric Prescribing Update 25 November 2021

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Course Summary

This session will update your knowledge around current guidelines when prescribing for children in general practice, primary care and urgent care settings. Taught by 2 paediatric consultants and a GP. Session will explore antimicrobial guidelines for children, prescribing in GI, Skin, ENT and Respiratory disorders.

Who should attend

Nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, non medical prescribers, paramedics, physician associates and practice nurses and GP’s.

Session Aims

To update your knowledge of changes in prescribing guidelines for children in primary care.


  1. Explore current guidelines for prescribing in primary care.
  2. Recognise common rashes and how to treat using a stepwise approach.
  3. Develop skills in  management of common respiratory conditions in children.
  4. Recognise importance of careful assessment and prescribing in ear conditions in children in primary care and when to refer.


09h00  GI and Skin conditions – Dr Jai Ghanapathy, Paediatric Consultant Chelsea and Westminster Hospital

10h00 Respiratory Condtions – DR Charles Stewart Chelsea and Westminster Hosp

11h00 ENT Disorders Dr Rakesh Chopra GP with specialist interest in ENT

12h00 Managing depression and anxiety in children and young people -Dr Balu Pitchiah, Consultant psychiatrist

Sponsored by Sensible Staffing, a locum nursing agency.  Please note there are no recordings or handouts for this session




Antimicrobial Guidelines

Antimicrobial Guidelines during COVID

Respiratory Conditions : Dr Charles Stewart Paeds Consutlant

GI Conditions Dr Jai Ghanapathy Paeds Consultant Hillingdon

Ear Disorders in Children Dr Rakesh Chopra GP ENT Specialist

Analgesia and Anti inflammatories for children

This is a live interactive zoom course.
Paediatric Prescribing Update 25 November 2021
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