Paediatric Services

General paediatric care

Ambualtory paediatrics

  • eg. pneumonia, gastroenteritis, meningitis, sepsis,asthma, bronchiolitis, severe otitis media and tonsillitis

Well baby checks

  • routine thyroid screening on cord blood
  • routine hearing sceening after birth
  • 2 and 6 week follow up
  • screening for hip dislocation in high risk babies after birth
  • jaundice screening and treatment

Basic development follow up

  • referral to developmental specialist if needed


  • diagnosis and treatment(includes non pharmaceutical treatment as well)
  • referral to psychologist if needed
  • communication with school if needed


  • diagnosis
  • treatment
  • prevention
  • acute exacerbation treatment


  • Diagnosis and testing eg. skin prick testing and RAST testing for allergies

Family support

General advice on child care:

  • breastfeeding advice and promotion thereof
  • dietary advice and when to start solid feeds in your baby

Preventative care advice

  • eg. immunisations and healthy living