Children and Young People
We conduct research that addresses real world problems and increases the knowledge and evidence related to the health and wellbeing of children and families from the community to tertiary level care. We will inform healthcare policy, clinical practice and service delivery, with a view to optimising child and family outcomes.
Our research is organised into the following themes:
Thematic Synthesis of Qualitative Research into Experiences of Primary School Children Managing Long Term Conditions: Systematic Review
There are 1.7 million children and young people in England with long term conditions, these can include asthma, diabetes, epilepsy. The Read more
The administration of maintenance intravenous fluid therapy (MIVFT) is a standard of care for many hospitalized children, especially those admitted Read more
Delirium is increasingly recognised as a problem in the Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU). The diagnosis of pediatric delirium is Read more
The COVID-19 pandemic has required healthcare workers to wear full personal protective equipment (PPE) and despite the increasing awareness of Read more