What is PANS PANDAS? PANS PANDAS is a disease that affects children and results in symptoms such as obsessive compulsive behaviours, tics, anxiety, urinary problems (such as wetting or enuresis) and eating problems including difficulty swallowing or eating restriction. The symptoms usually occurr suddenly in a child that has previously developed normally. Some parents describe […]
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Many parents are struggling with the decision of whether or not to send their children back to school in the next week or two. Click on the following link to see the thoughts of experts including Dr Tim Ubhi; Should we send our children back to school?
Dr Tim Ubhi tells us how to get ready for the second wave of COVID-19. The Spanish flu pandemic in 1917 has very important parallels with the current COVID-19 outbreak. Most notable is the fact that there was a lockdown at the start of the Spanish flu pandemic which, as cases began to decline, was […]
Dr Tim Ubhi discusses an emerging condition in children called PANDAS and how to spot if your child is affected with BBC’s Trust Me I’m a Doctor presenter Alain Gregoire. Click on the following link to read the article: Trust Me I’m a Doctor & How to Spot if your Child has PANDAS To watch […]
The MHRA has asked laboratories to “pause” their testing of self-collected finger prick samples for antibodies against COVID-19. This is not about the reliability of tests but because they want to ensure that patients are given the correct medical support when they have these tests done and that the correct processes have been followed. There […]