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Diagnosis of death by neurological criteria (DNC) in infants less than two months old - clinical guideline

This NICE accredited evidence-based clinical guideline provides recommendations on the diagnosis of death by neurological criteria (DNC) in infants from 37 weeks corrected gestation (post menstrual) to two months of age (post term). It is for all UK paediatric and neonatal health care practitioners ...
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Female genital mutilation (FGM) - resources

FGM is a collective term for a range of procedures that involve partial or total removal of the external female genitalia, or other injury to the female genital organs for non-medical reasons. FGM, and taking a child abroad for the purpose of FGM, is child abuse. It is illegal in the UK and is a vio...
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Palate examination: Identification of cleft palate in the newborn - best practice guide

A cleft palate occurs when the roof of the mouth has not joined completely. A delay in its detection may adversely affect growth, development and timely medical and surgical management. This NICE accredited evidence-based best practice guide provides recommendations on optimal examination of the new...
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Professional ethics and law resources

​Paediatricians and other clinicians often have to take very difficult decisions while acting in strict accordance with the law and with sensitivity towards the customs and beliefs practiced by their patients and their patients' families. These resources are intended to support the training and crit...