MIMS Child Health Clinic

Latest news and quick-reference resources collated by the MIMS editors to support primary care prescribing in child health, including immunisations and ADHD.   

Latest news

A mother holds her baby while he is injected in the thigh.

Emerging RSV vaccines recommended for new immunisation programme

Millions of infants and patients aged over 75 could...

A bowl of salted peanuts surrounded by whole peanuts.

Peanut allergy caution for Naseptin nasal cream

Two formulations of Naseptin are currently available,...

A girl in a white T-shirt reads her blood glucose level off a smartphone held next to a sensor on her arm.

NICE approves 'life-changing' technologies for children with type II diabetes

Children with type II diabetes are set to benefit from...

Cow's Milk Allergy in Practice

Register for the Cow's Milk Allergy in Practice webinar series 2023

Join us for the 2023 Cow’s Milk Allergy in Practice...

A child takes a spoonful of medicine.

Pharmacists allowed to supply alternative antibiotics amid ongoing supply issues

The government has issued serious shortage protocols...

Prescribing Notes

Guide to treatment options for selected paediatric conditions:

ADHD (including methylphenidate)

Growth disorders (including somatropin and somatostatin)

At-a-glance product comparison charts.

The first few rows of the new baby milk comparison table taken from the December 2021 print issue of MIMS.

Infant formulae

Lice and scabies treatments

Summaries of key national guidance.


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Baby age

Enter a baby's date of birth to calculate his or her age in weeks.

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BSA (Mosteller formula)

Enter height and weight to calculate body surface area (BSA).

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