The British Paediatric Surveillance Unit is a world leading centre for rare paediatric disease surveillance. It enables doctors and researchers to investigate how many children in the UK and Republic of Ireland are affected by particular rare diseases, conditions or treatments each year. 

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British Paediatric Surveillance Unit - volunteering opportunities

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BPSU undertakes active surveillance of paediatric conditions and infections across the UK and Ireland. Internationally known, it is a joint initiative between the RCPCH, Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) and University College London, Great Ormond Street - Institute of Child Health (ICH). ...
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BPSU Study - Acute Hepatitis 22

BPSU surveillance of the Acute Hepatitis in Children 2022 commenced in May 2022 collecting cases seen from January 2022 onwards. This study aims to understand viral, non-viral or unidentified causes of this apparent increase in cases of acute hepatitis reported to the UKHSA. The study is being led b...
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BPSU new data collection platform

The BPSU office is working with the University of Dundee Health Informatics Centre to develop a new data collection platform to collect data on rare diseases, making it easier for clinicians registered on the BPSU reporting scheme to report cases and complete their clinical questionnaires. This ...