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 healthcare professional holds a syringe in one hand while pinching a baby's thigh as they prepare to administer a vaccination.

Changes to routine vaccination schedule recommended by JCVI

The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation...

A bowl of salted peanuts is shown with an adrenaline pen in the background.

New peanut allergy treatment recommended by NICE

Children and young people with a peanut allergy are...

A young boy wearing a face mask looks away as a doctor's blue-gloved hands are seen injecting a vaccine into the boy's upper arm.

Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine approved for paediatric use

A new lower-dose presentation of Comirnaty has been...

Image of front cover of MIMS Supplement on Infant feeding showing a baby with a feeding bottle in its mouth

Latest MIMS supplement: infant feeding

The December issue of MIMS includes a MIMS+ supplement...

A woman's hand holds a blue plastic scoop full of baby milk powder above the tin she has just filled it from, with a baby bottle visible in the background.

Prescribing infant formulae made easier with new MIMS table

MIMS has published a quick-reference comparison table...

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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