There’s been a large drop in the number of babies and children being taken to emergency departments and paediatric assessment units in the UK since mid-April, according to a report published in [...]
Dr Ioannou is regularly contacted to provide expert opinion in child health magazines and online forums. Here is a sample of recent questions and answer with useful information for parents.
The clocks were turned back an hour last week and we’re officially into the winter season. This year, there is an added layer of worry for parents alongside the usual winter concerns about colds [...]
Your little one is growing up fast and you’re feeling excited about introducing them to solid foods (weaning). Many parents feel apprehensive too as starting solids generates a lot of questions [...]
With the world beginning to open up again after lockdown, you may be thinking about travelling with children or taking trips abroad. It’s best to be prepared with little ones in case of [...]
There are many common allergic conditions which could affect your baby from an early age. So how do you spot a problem? How can you help to relieve symptoms? And when should you see a doctor? In [...]
Half term is rapidly coming to an end and many of you have been in touch with questions about whether it’s safe to send your children back to school.
Allergic conditions such as eczema, food allergies, hayfever and asthma are very common and can affect your baby from a young age.
- Using ibuprofen for my child’s fever - Keeping up to date with my child’s vaccines - Extra precautions in clinics
Dear Parents and Children, I hope this email finds you and your loved ones well. As a parent and your paediatrician I fully understand that this is a worrying time for you and I wanted to let you [...]