How successful management of infant feeding issues in primary care can reduce A&E admissions

Baby being assessed by healthcare professional

The speaker Lisa Phillips-German, is a Paediatric Nurse Consultant and presented on how her specialist paediatric clinic assesses, diagnoses and manages feeding issues such as functional gastrointestinal disorders (FGID) and cows’ milk protein allergy (CMA) in a primary care setting.

The success of her clinic was discussed and how they managed to empower and support parents and carers, strengthening service provision in the community and reducing A&E admissions.

The key learning points of this webinar

  • To have an overview of paediatric feeding issues and the challenges faced with diagnosis.
  • To be able to identify the common signs and symptoms of FGID and CMA and tools that can aid diagnosis.
  • To understand how to successfully manage FGID and CMA within your community setting.
  • To take away top tips to empower and support parents and carers, strengthening service provision in the community.

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